John Ford & Eleanor Hill Cross George Bible Record - Leake Co., Ms

Note: Eleanor Hill Cross George (b. 1813) was the daughter of Capt. William Cross (b. 1770 ; d. 1845 in Shelby Co., Ala.) and Susannah (Susan) Lane Cross (b. 1780 in Va. ; d. 1856 in Shelby Co., Ala.). Both are buried in the William Cross Cemetery, near Pelham, Shelby Co., Ala. William Cross was in Franklin Co., Tn. in 1808, where he bought land on the Elk River, owning 3000 acres in all. He sold this in 1816 and moved his family to Shelby Co., Ala. The tradition is the family is that the parents of Susannah Lane Cross were William Lane (b. 1740 ; d. 1808 in Ga.), a Revolutionary soldier and Nancy
Allen Lane (b. 1748 in Va. ; d. 1802-3 in Ga.) of Va. They migrated from Va. to Wilkes Co., Ga. about 1793. Susannah married William Cross against her father's wishes and he disowned her, so the tradition goes.

John Ford George was b. 15 Jan, 1806 in Caldwell Co., Ky.
Eleanor Hill Cross was b. 19 June, 1813 in Elbert Co., Ga.
William Carroll George was b. 11 Dec, 1832 in Shelby Co., Ala.
Susan Eleanor George was b. 28 Aug, 1834 in Shelby Co., Ala.
John Alexander George was b. 16 Ap, 1838 in Winston Co., Ms.
Mary Elizabeth Maria George was b. 21 May, 1841 in Winston Co., Ms.
James Ford George was b. 17 May, 1843 in Winston Co., Ms.
Andrew Jackson George was b. 1 Oct, 1848 in Winston Co., Ms.
Charlotte Harriet Virginia George was b. 4 May, 1849 in Neshoba Co., Ms.
Gustavus Alphonse George was b. 18 Oct, 1855 in Leake Co., Ms.
Thomas Jefferson Lane George was b. 5 Jy, 1851 in Neshoba Co., Ms.

John Alexander George d. on the battlefield at Shiloh, Tn. 6 Ap, 1862
James Ford George died of typhoid fever in jackson in the service of the Confederate States 30 Oct, 1862
Andrew Jackson George died of small pox in the Military Prison at Alton, Ill. 16 Feb, 1866
John Ford George died of pneumonia 2 June, 1876 in Leake Co., Ms.
Eleanor Hill George died 13 Sept, 1884 in Leake Co., Ms.

John Ford George m. Eleanor Hill Cross 4 Mar, 1832 in Shelby Co., Ala.
William Carroll George m. Sarah Angeline Cooper 12 May, 1859 in Attala Co., Ms.


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