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Fourth Generation (Continued)

Family of William A. ROSS (14) & Frances BLAKE

39. John Abner ROSS. Born in Jun 1864 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 90, John Abner died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 6 Apr 1955. Buried in 1955 in Palestine Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 26 Oct 1882 when John Abner was 18, he married Martha Semantha KEE, daughter of Charles KEE (1823-1917) & Mary Jane COX (1837-1899), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 11 May 1862 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 66, Martha Semantha died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 11 Nov 1928. Buried in 1928 in Palestine Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
96 i. William Charles (1883-1934)
97 ii. John Cebe (1887-1922)
98 iii. Clifford K. (1889-1960)
iv. M. Frances. Born on 5 Mar 1892 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, M. Frances died in Sardis, Henderson County, Tennessee on 11 Jul 1983. Buried in 1983 in Corinth Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Fannie".

Corinth Cemetery is located on Doe Creek in the southwestern corner of Decatur County, Tennessee, off the Liberty Road north of State Highway 69. The cemetery is indicated on the U.S.G.S. Thurman quadrangle (1972).

"Fannie" had no children by either marriage.

On 27 Dec 1928 when M. Frances was 36, she first married Robert Emerson O'BRIEN, son of John Francis O'BRIEN (1848-1934) & Clarka Ann GRANT (1837-1912), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 1 Sep 1879. At the age of 82, Robert Emerson died on 6 Aug 1962. Buried in 1962 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Rob".

M. Frances second married CREASY.

99 v. Horace Eldridge (1894-1987)
100 vi. Leo Herbert (1896-1978)
101 vii. Bertha M. (1899-1951)
viii. Arthur Thomas. Born on 3 Jun 1901 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 88, Arthur Thomas died in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee on 23 Nov 1989. Buried in 1989 in Palestine Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Arthur Thomas married Roxie Lee DAVIS. Born on 27 Jan 1904 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, Roxie Lee died in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee on 18 Jul 1984. Buried in 1984 in Palestine Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Roxie and Arthur had no children.


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