William Ashburn Ross married Mahala Mary Cunningham. They lived in TN; KY; AR; and ID

William Ashburn Ross
born: 10 Sep 1814; near Nashville, TN
died: 19 Jul 1899; Gennessee, Latah, ID
buried: near the Yellow Rose school on the Potlatch, ID
married: Mahala Mary Cunningham
born: 7 Dec 1816 KY
Father: Abijah Ross
Mother: Elizabeth Jackson

1: William Riley Ross (1835) m. Emeline Caroline Howton [*]
2: Elizabeth Lavina Ross (1836) m. James H. Houghton
3: Rebecca Luina Ross (1837) m. George Washington Rea
4: Abijah Julius Ross (1839) m. Mary Electa Jerome
5: John Cornelius Ross (1840) m1. Edith Matilda Ruark m2. Dora Lee James
6. Charlotte Cerene Ross (1842) m1. Columbus Ruark m2. Daniel Webster Evans
7. Ashburn C. Dewitt Ross (1844) m1. Matilda Geylon [*]; m2. Nancy J. (Heinzman) Hedrick [*]: m3. Martha C. (Evans) Pillow Mitchell [*]
8. Eliza P. Ross (1846) m. Tiliman Gilliam
9. Susan Mahala Ross (1848) m. Monroe Johnson
10. George Washington Ross (1852)
11. Winfield Scott Ross (1854) m. Martha Jane King
12. Almeda E. Ross (1857) m. Arnold Ray

Anyone interested in contributing information to the Ross Family genealogy should contact Delores Eveland. She has documented more than 3,200 descendants of this family (and still counting). E-mail to:

[*] Page updated: 17 December 1999

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