JAMES ROSS'S FAMILY LINES Generation 2:
ROSS (1909-1977) married LOIS IRENE FARRIS (1910-1987) Coryell
- Thomas William Ross married Joyce Maxine Stryker, 3 children
- James Ross married Bobbie Watson Moore, Coryell Co.
THOMAS DUNCAN ROSS (1857-1925)
married MARGARET ARTEMISA FARRAR (1871-1956) Coryell County, TX,
FARRIS(1864-1932 married MARY JANE ALTUM (1873-1945) in Coryell
County, TX, children:
- Walter Lynn Ross (1887-1959) married Addie Nutt, 2 children
- Guvvan (Bud) Ross (1889-1953) married Mattie Bird, 3 children
- Minnie Ross (1892-1972) married Cortis Blanchard, 6 children
- Carrie Donie Ross (1894-1969) married Ted Nunnelly, 4 children
- Sally Lavada Ross (1897-1990) married Ed Bird, 6 children
- Hollie Ross (1900-1965) married Fannie Turner, 1 child
- Roy Homer Ross (1903-1982) married Vida Shelton, 3 children
- Lillie Mae Ross (1906-1985) married Herman Beasley, 2 children
- Tommie Lee Ross married Lois Irene Farris, children listed above
- Kate Ross married Robert Short, 1 child
- Augusta (Gussie) Farris (1892-1955) married John Barr, 10 children.
- William Everett Farris (1893-1975) never married.
- Annie Bell Farris (1895-1986) never married.
- Harvey Denver Farris (1897-1984) married Bertha Netherlin, 6 children.
- Elizabeth Farris (1899-1984) married Eddie B. Glass, 3 children.
- Odie R. Farris (1902-1906.
- Samuel Omar Farris (1904-1973) married Annie Glass, 4 children.
- Oscar A. Farris (1906-1992) married Readie Galloway, 2 children.
- Louie E. Farris (1908-1994) married Mae Henderson, no children.
- Lois Irene Farris married Tommie Lee Ross, children listed above.
- Virginia Farris married Willie Turner
- Woodrow W. Farris married Norsie Swope
DAVID ALEXANDER ROSS (1830-1862) married JANE SMITH
(1830-1904)Lauderdale Co. AL
JORIAL FARRAR (1840-1880) married MARY
ELIZABETH THORNTON (1849-1927) Pontotoc Co.MS
- John Sylvester Ross (1851-1927) married Sarah (1850-1920) Bosque Co. TX, 5
- James F. Ross (1855-1881) married S. E. Covington, Ardmore OK, 2 (or more)
- Thomas Duncan Ross (1857-1929) married Margaret Artemisa Farrar (children
- Martha Jane Ross (1859-1929) married Jeff Davis Sauls, 7 children, Coryell
- David L. Ross (1861-1909) married Mollie Elizabeth Farrar, 1 child,
Coryell Co. TX
NELSON FARRIS (1827-1864) married ARVASINA ARDELLA ANDERSON
(1827-1915) Coffee County Tennessee to Barry Co. MO. James was killed by
bushwhakers on the way home from the mill during the Civil War. Their children:
- Henry Jarial Farrar (1867-1943) married Sarah (1850-1920) Pontotoc Co. MS
- Mary Elizabeth Farrar (1869-1945) married Dave L. Ross, 1 son, Coryell
- Francis Marion Farrar (1870-1945) never married.
- Margaret Artemisa Farrar (1871-1956) married Thomas Duncan Ross, children
- William Washington Farrar (1873-1936) married Sally Dutton, 4 children,
- Emma Virginia Farrar (1876-1925) married Anderson Green, Coryell Co. TX.
- Mamie Louella Farrar (1878-1880) Coryell Co. TX.
- Josephine W. Farrar (Feb.1880-Dec.1880) Coryell Co. TX
NEWTON RUSSELL ALTUM (1842-1918) married
ELIZABETH IRENE WATSON (1842-1923) Murray Co. GA to Coryell County, TX.
- Mary Jane Farris (1850-1852).
- Winfield Scott Farris (1852-) married Maranda M. Evans, 4 children,
McLennan Co. TX.
- James Elmore Farris (1854-1945) married Nancy Manning, 4 children,
McLennan Co. TX.
- Thomas Logan Farris (1856-1936) married Obedience Altum (1867-1937) 9
children, Coryell County, TX.
- Frances Elizabeth Farris (1858-1937) married C.S.Neilon, 8 children.
Rockwall Co. TX.
- Virginia Bell Farris (1861-1943) married A. T. McBroom, 8 children.
Navarro Co. TX.
- William Nelson Farris married Mary Jane Altum, children listed above,
Coryell Co. TX.
- Obedience (Bidd) Altum (1867-) married 1883 Thomas L. Farris, 9 children,
Coryell Co. TX.
- Margaret Altum (1870-1916) married Levi Beasley, 10 children, Coryell Co.
- F. Bell Altum (1872-) married a Gallager.
- John T. Altum (1873-1935) married Ettie Edgar, 3 children, Bell Co. TX.
John and Dollie listed below were twins.
- Mary Jane (Dollie) Altum married William Nelson Farris, Coryell Co. TX,
children listed above.
- James F. Altum (1876-1963) married Joanna Averitte, 2 children, Coryell
- Samuel Newton Altum (1878-1953) married Mattie Gallegar (1882-1960) 11
THOMAS ROSS (1808-about 1873)
married MARY HILL (1812-1870/80)Lauderdale Co. AL
DUNCAN J. SMITH (1791-1865) married
NANCY Moore Co. NC to Lauderdale Co. AL, probable older children:
- David Alexander Ross (1830-1864) married Jane Smith, AL to MS, 5 children
- Frances Ross (1834-) married Monroe Thomas, Lauderdale Co. AL
- Thomas Austin (Kern) Ross (1838-) married Millie Farrar, 1 son, she died,
married 2nd: Sarah A. Huckabee Morrow, 4 children, Pontotoc Co. MS to Johnston
- Charles Lafayette Ross (1839-) married Minerva Elizabeth Hall, Pontotoc
Co. MS, 6 children
- John W. Ross (1840-) married Mary C. Moore, Pontotoc Co. MS
- Emily Ross born 1844 Lauderdale Co. AL
- Sarah Adelina Ross (1845-) married J. D. Harvey, Pontotoc Co. MS
- William Henry Ross (1847-) married ? 1 child, 2nd. Sarah A., Pontotoc Co.
MS to Chickasaw Nation OK
- Moses M. (Doc) Ross (1849-) married Martha J. Thornton, 5 children,
Pontotoc Co.MS to Bell Co. TX to OK
- Mary Elizabeth Ross (1853-) married Henry J. (Short) Thornton, 1 known
child, MS to TX to OK
HENRY A. THORNTON
(1821-1880) Baldwin Co. GA married ELIZABETH CATHERINE WARREN children:
- Flora Smith (1822-) married Asa Richardson, 6 children, Lauderdale Co. AL
to Smith Co. TX.
- Polly A. Smith (1826-1859) never married, Lauderdale Co. AL.
- Nancy Smith (1830)
- Jane Smith married David A. Ross, children listed above.
- John Smith (1834-) married Agness English, 6 children, Lauderdale Co. AL.
- Susan Smith (1837-) Lauderdale Co. AL.
JOHN C. ALTUM (1815-1847) married OBEDIENCE HALL
(1818-1870/80) Anderson Co. TN
- Margaret Isabella Thornton (1847-1932) married Ezekial McGregor Marks 8
children, lived Wilson Valley in Bell Co. TX.
- Mary Elizabeth Thornton married Jorial Farrar, children listed above.
- John Henry Thornton (1850-1941) married Sarah F. Dickson, 9 children MS to
- Rebecca Jane Thornton (1852-1853 Pontotoc Co. MS.
- Martha Ann Thornton (1859-1963) married J. W. White, 4 children, MS to
Coryell Co. TX.
- Sarah Frances Thornton (1863-1924) married Thomas Wesley Sims, 6 children.
- Nancy Melissa Thornton (1866-1911) married Jason Huckabee, 7 children.
- Virginia Emma Thornton (1868-1955) married Wm. Sampson Huckabee, 3
- Nevada Josephine Thornton (1870-1946) married Elijah R. Posey, 5 children.
JAMES WATSON (1793-1859) married ELIZABETH DAVIS
(1810-after 1870) Wilkes Co. NC to Murray Co. GA, children:
- Jane Altum married a Henderson.
- Spencer Altum (1837-1884) married Nancy Harrell, Anderson Co. TN.
- Susannah Altum (1838-) married 1858 to James Messimore, Anderson Co. TN.
- John C. Altum (1839-) married 1858 to Parthenia Messimore, Anderson Co.
- Newton Russell Altum married Elizabeth Irene Watson, children listed
- Matilda Altum (1844)
- Daniel Thomas Altum (1845-1911 married 1. Rachel E. Lee 2. Elizabeth Jane
- Nancy Frances Altum (1847) married 1876 to C. R. Milligan.
JORIAL FARRAR I
(1804-1866) married MARY CLARK (1802-1860) Chatham Co. NC to Pontotoc Co.
- Lewis Watson (1826-1871) married Clarissa Ferguson, 18 children, lived
Texas Co. MO.
- Lucinda Watson married 1852 Barntlett Hampton, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Amanda Watson married Bartlett Green, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Martha Watson married 1852 Bartlett Ferguson, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Jessee Franklin Watson
- Mary Marinda Watson (1838-) married James Brown, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Elizabeth Irene Watson married Newton Russell Altum, children listed
- James Thomas Watson (1840-1902) married Augusta Connally, 7 children, NC
to Murray Co. GA to Texas with the Altums.
- Milly Farrar (1833-1851) married Thomas Austin (Kern) Ross, 1 child.
Pontotoc Co. MS.
- William Clark Farrar (1834- ) married Elizabeth R. 2 children known,
Pontotoc Co. MS.
- Susanna Farrar (1836-)
- Mary Farrar (1838-)
- Jorial Farrar II (1840-1880) married Mary Elizabeth Thornton, children
- Martha Farrar (1842-)
(1770-1830/40) married ADELINA(1785-1860/70) SC
HENRY H. HILL (1776-1850)married JUDITH NABOURS
(1777-1852)SC to Lauderdale Co.AL Children:
- May be older children
- Thomas Ross (1804-ca 1860) married Mary Hill, children listed above, SC to
AL to MS
- Ann Ross (1805-1859) married Charles McClusky, 3 children, Lauderdale Co.
- Mary Ross (1810-1883) never married, Lauderdale Co. AL
- Emily Ross (1816-1887) married Berry McDonald, Lauderdale Co. AL
- Elmira Ross (1819-1890) married Elias M. McDonald, 5 children, Lauderdale
- William Moses Ross (1821-1862) married Hannah McDonald, 8 children,
Lauderdale Co. AL
- Sarah Ross (1824-) married Thomas Hamm, 6 children, Lauderdale Co. AL
DUNCAN J. SMITH I (1769-1830/40) Moore Co. NC to Lauderdale Co.
- Sarah Hill (1800) married Aaron S. Mayhew Allen Co. KY to Lauderdale Co.
- William Nabours Hill (1801-) married 2nd Nancy, Grenville Dist SC to AL.
- Green Berry Hill (1803-) married 1. Catherine 2. Nancy Hicks Lauderdale
- Rebecca Hill (1805-) married William Mark Rickman.
- Lewis Marten Hill (1807-) married Mary Lakey.
- Temperance Hill (1809-) married Jacob Harden Atwell.
- James Henry Hill (1811-) married Mary McClusky.
- John Joseph Hill (1813-) married Susan Atwell.
- Mary Hill married Thomas Ross, children listed above.
- Alston (Austin) Hill (1815-) married Lavinia Haralston 2. Meek
JOHN FARRAR (died 1808) married AMELIA (Millie)
BYNUM (died 1810) son listed above.
- James Smith (1875) married Sarah, 7 children, Lauderdale Co. AL.
- Duncan J. Smith II married Nancy, children listed above.
- Susannah Smith (1805-) married Thomas Heffington, AL to Independence Co.
WILLIAM CLARK* married
SUSANNAH Chatham Co. NC, children:
HENRY A. THORNTON I(1795-1823) GA married
ANNA BIGNELL (1797-1857) VA to GA to MS.
- Mary L. Clark married Jorial Farrar, children listed above.
- Phoebe Clark married Howell Mitchell, Chatham Co. NC.
- Winney W. Clark married James C. Burke, Chatham Co. NC.
- Susannah Clark married Daniel Bryan, Chatham Co. NC.
- Eliza Clark married John L. Stone, Chatham Co. NC.
- Fanny R. Clark married Thomas Woruble, Chatham Co. NC.
- Thomas B. Clark
- William Clark
- Jonathan Clark
- Elijah Clark
- Joseph Clark
- James Clark
- Enoch Clark
- Nathan Clark
ARTHUR WARREN (1784-1861) married REBECCA ST.JOHN (died
before 1850) VA to Pontotoc Co. MS, children:
- Franklin Thornton (1819-) married had 4 children.
- Henry A. Thornton married Elizabeth Catherine Warren, children listed
- Augustus Thornton (1824-before 1892) married Sarah Jane Warren, 8
ANNA by her 2nd husband John Duncan had son:
- John Duncan II (1827-1863) was killed by neighbors during Civil War.
HALL (1792-1865) married SUSANNAH YARNALL Anderson Co.
- Mary Warren married Benjamin Huckabee, MS to Bell Co. TX.
- Alexander Warren (1823-1922) married Nancy Ann Barkley, MS to Coryell Co.
- Sarah Jane Warren (1825-) married Augustus Thornton.
- Elizabeth Catherine Warren married Henry A. Thornton, children listed
- George Warren (1829) Warren Co. TN.
- Martha Warren (1834-before 1900) married Henry Bassham, TN to MS to
Madison Co. AR.
- Arthur Warren II (1836-1930) married Charlotte Lewis, TN to MS to Eastland
- William Warren (1837) Cannon Co. TN married Rachel Wallis.
DAVID WATSON* (died 1822) married OBEDIENCE HAMBY (died
after 1822) Wilkes Co. NC, children:
SPENCER ALTUM (ca.1790-1855) wife not known, from NC to
Anderson Co. TN. Children:
- Gilly Watson (1785-) married 1803 Jonathan Mitchell, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Mary Watson (1787-) married Wheeler Mitchell, Wilkes Co. NC>
- Elizabeth Watson (1789-) married Simpson Hamby, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Obedience Watson (1791-) never married.
- James Watson married 1822 Elizabeth Davis, children listed above.
- Thomas Watson (1795-) married Grace Allen, lived Watauga Co. NC.
- John Watson (1798) married 1822 Mary Bishop, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Sarah (Sally) Watson (1802-) never married.
- Elihue Watson (1803-) married Celia Sherrill, lived Watauga Co. NC.
- David Watson Jr. (1807-) married Alice Davis, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Willis Watson (1811-) married Elizabeth Huffman, Wilkes Co. NC.
- Daniel Watson (1814-) married Elizabeth Bishop, Wilkes Co. NC.
DAVIS (1760-1844) married ELIZABETH HOLMAN (b.1783) Wilkes Co. NC
- John C. Altum (1815-1847) married Obedience Hall, children listed above.
- Matilda (or Malinda) Altum married a Tiller.
- Louisa F. Altum married William Britton in 1850.
- Mary A. Altum (1822) married a Tucker.
- William Carrth Altum (1824-1863) married Winny Ann Thibbs.
- Martha Ann Altum (1854-) married Sol Davis.
- James C. Altum (1833) married Emma Chapman in 1857.
- Charlotte Altum (1836) married F. M. Edmunson in 1857.
JOSEPH HILL (1745-) married MARTHA
(1747-after 1800) Isle of Wight Co. VA, children:
JACOB NABOURS of
Grenville Dist SC, wife unknown, children:
- Henry H. Hill married Judith Nabours VA to Lauderdale Co. AL, children
- John Hill married Sousannah, 10 children.
- William Hill
- female who married Robert Pollard I.
- James Hill married Katherine, 9 children.
PETER FARRAR (died
between 1764/1769) married TREPHANA LAFORCE VA to Chatham Co. NC.
- Judith Nabours married Henry H. Hill, children listed above.
- Samuel Nabours
- William Nabours
- John Nabours married Sally.
- Abraham Nabours married Nancy.
- Arthur Nabours married Sarah.
- Jacob Nabours II married Elizabeth.
(1730-will 1810) married MARTHA PATTERSON Bertie Co. NC to Chatham Co.NC.
- John Farrar (died 1808) married Amelia (Millie) Bynum, child listed above.
- Abraham Farrar
- William Farrar
- Thomas Farrar married Alcy (will 1851) 5 children, Chatham Co. NC.
- Jane Farrar married a Spencer.
- Mary Farrar
- Nancy Farrar
Peter married 2nd in 1793
- Edward Farrar (died 1827) Chatham Co. NC.
ROGER THORNTON (d.1797) married CATHERINE LINDSEY VA.
- Tapley Bynum married Ann Richman, 7 children Hickman Co. TN.
- James Bynum married 1. Sarah Snipes 2. Margaret Stone.
- Mark Bynum married 1. Ann Hackney 2. Sallie Ward 3. Sallie Horton 4. Mary
Tatum, had 13 children by 4 wives.
- William Bynum married Winnifred Horton, moved to TN 1816.
- Sarah Bynum married Robert Sellars.
- Martha Bynum married William Snipes II, they raised sister Milly's son.
- Eady Bynum married a Richeson.
- Amelia (Milly) Bynum married John Farrar, child listed above.
JOHN WARREN wife unknown, children:
- Henry A. Thornton married Mrs. Ann Bignell, children listed above.
- William Thornton
- John Thornton
- Lindsey Thornton
- daughter, name unknown.
- daughter, name unknown.
DAVID HALL (1760-1842) married OBEDIENCE
BRAZIL (died 1837) Anderson Co. TN.
- Arthur Warren married Rebecca St. John, children above.
- Zachariah Warren was in war of 1812, moved to Tuscaloosa Co. AL.
- Joseph Joel Warren
- Henry Warren
JOSEPH YARNALL (1764-1826)
married AMY Chester Co. PA.
JOSEPH HILL I (1715-1776) married FRANCES WOODLEY
(1717-1791) Isle of Wight Co. VA, children:
Grenville Dist. SC.
- Joseph Hill married Martha, children listed above.
- Mary Hill married a cousin, Henry Hill.
- Elizabeth Hill married John Harrison.
JOHN FARRAR (will 1769) Goochland Co. VA, wife
RENE LAFORCE* (1733-) married AGNES
- Perrin Farrar of Albemarle Co. VA, wife unknown, 8 children.
- Catherine Farrar married Ralph Joplin, 12 children.
- Sarah Farrar
- John Farrar married Mary Wardlow, 7 children.
- Thomas Farrar married Bettie Martin.
- Elizabeth Farrar married cousin Thomas Farrar.
- Richard Farrar married Susan Shelton, 10 children.
- Peter Farrar married Trephanah LaForce, children listed above.
- William Farrar
ROBERT THORNTON married ISABELLA.
- Julima LaForce married 1760 Robert Cotham (Souglas Register)
- Randol LaForce (Taxpayer in fayette Co. 1787)
- Trephanah LaForce married 1766 Peter Farrar, children above.
- William LaForce* married Sarah Goodwin, to Woodford Co.KY.
- Samuel LaForce* married Rachel, Botetourte Co. VA (Tax list)
- Rene LaForce married 1774 Anne Robinson, Botetourte Co. VA.
- Robert LaForce (1756)
- Anne LaForce (1758)
- Agnes LaForce (1760-) married John Mahan, Botetourte Co. VA.
- Judith LaForce (1765-) married 1784 Thomas McGeorge, Botetourte Co. VA.
LINDSEY married ISABELLA, their daughter Catherine Thornton's
children listed above.
(1670-1729) married MARY MARSHALL (d.1733) Isle of Wight Co.VA.
THOMAS FARRAR 1662-1740) married KATHERINE
PERRIN Goochland Co.VA.
- Thomas Hill
- Joseph Hill married Frances Woodley, children listed above.
- Ann Hill
- Mary Hill
JOHN WOODLEY married FRANCES, Isle of Wight Co.
- William Farrar married Martha Batte
- Perrin Farrar (died before 12-12-1715)
- Martha Farrar
- Sarah Farrar
- Mary Farrar married about 1717 to Joseph Watkins, had at least one
daughter who had 6 children.
- Katherine Farrar married about 1718 to John Barnett, he named 11 children
in his will.
- John Farrar whose children are listed above, wife unknown.
- Joseph Farrar, had 4 children, wife unknown.
RENE LAFORCE born France died Sep 1728 Goochland Co. VA, married
* Denotes Revolutionary War Veteran
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