Person:Katie Simmons (1)

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Katie Gertrude Simmons
  • F.  William Simmons (add)
  • M.  Sarah Reed (add)
m. 3 Jan 1897
  1. Living Ross
  2. Jessie Gertrude Ross1897 - 1985
  3. Laura Camilla Ross1900 - 1982
  4. Elbert Hamilton Ross1902 - 1941
  5. John William Ross1903 - 1980
  6. Sarah Vance Ross1905 - 1981
  7. Jacob Benjamin Ross1912 - 1984
  8. Charles Lewis Ross1914 - 1984
  9. Lamar Ross1917 - 1999
  10. Mary Elizabeth Ross1920 - 1987
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Name Katie Gertrude Simmons
Alt Name Gertrude Simmons
Married Name Gertrude Simmons Ross
Gender Female
Birth? 10 Dec 1880 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States
Marriage 3 Jan 1897 Armuchee, Floyd, Georgia, United Statesto Charley Boyd Ross
Death? 18 Apr 1965 Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States
Burial? 20 Apr 1965 East View Cemetery, Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States


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  1.   Floyd, Georgia, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 15 Jun 1900.

    State Georgia, County Floyd, Supervisor's District No. 7, Enumeration District No. 125, Sheet No. 7B.

    Floyd Springs, District No. 949. Enumerated on the 15th day of June 1900.

    Dwelling 125, family 127.

    80-Ross, Charles B. Head. White. Male. February 1874. Age 26. Married (3 years). Born in Georgia. Grist miller. Can read and write. Owns (unmortgaged) home.

    81-[Ross], Katy G. Wife. White. Female. December 1880. Age 19. Married (3 years). One child born, one child still living. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Can read and write.

    82-[Ross], Jesse G. Daughter. White. Female. December 1897. Age 2. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Can read and write.

  2.   Floyd, Georgia, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 23 April 1910.

    State Georgia, County Floyd. Supervisor's District No. 7, Enumeration District No. 74, Sheet No. 4B.

    1688 Glenwood Militia District, Enumerated 23 April 1910, page 4B.

    [Dwelling and household numbers are unreadable. Names are virtually unreadable.]

    55-Ross, Charlie B. Head. Male. White. Age 36. Married (13 years). Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Laborer, odd jobs. Can read and write.

    56-[Ross], Gertrude. Wife. Female. White. Age 27. Married (13 years). Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Can read and write.

    57-[Ross], Jessie G. Daughter. Female. White. Age 12. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Can read and write.

    58-[Ross], Laura C. Daughter. Female. White. Age 8. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Can read and write.

    59-[Ross], Elbert H. Son. Male. White. Age 7. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Can read and write.

    60-[Ross], John W. Son. Male. White. Age 6. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Can read and write.

    61-[Ross], Sarah V. Daughter. Female. White. Age 4. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    62-Spinler(?), Mary. Boarder. Female. White. Age 57. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Seamstress, pants mill, worker. Can read and write.

  3.   Floyd, Georgia, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 7 Jan 1920.

    State Georgia, County Floyd. Supervisor's District No. 7, Enumeration District No. 81, page 9A. Rome city, Ward 4. Enumerated 7 January 1920.
    305 West Fifth Street, Dwelling 165, Household 177.

    2-Ross, Charlie B. Head. Owned home, no mortgage. Male. White. Age 45. Married. Can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Machinist, plow factory, worker.

    3-[Ross], Gertrude. Wife. Female. White. Age 38. Married. Can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    4-[Ross], Jessie. Daughter. Female. White. Age 22. Single. Can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Bookkeeper, general store, worker.

    5-[Ross], Elbert. Son. Male. White. Age 17. Single. Not in school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Automobile repairer, garage, worker.

    6-[Ross], Sara. Daughter. Female. White. Age 14. Single. In school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    7-[Ross], Ben. Son. Male. White. Age 7. Single. In school. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    8-[Ross], Lewis. Son. Male. White. Age 5. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    9-[Ross], Lamar. Son. Male. White. 2-4/12. Single. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

  4.   1930 Census of Floyd, Georgia, United States, 11 Apr 1930.

    State Georgia, County Floyd, Rome city, Fourth Ward. Enumeration District No. 58-12, Supervisor's District No. One, Sheet 11A. Enumerated 11 April 1930.

    305 West Fifth Street, Dwelling 191, Household 247.

    7-Ross, Chas B. Head. Own home worth $3,500. Own a radio set. Not on a farm. Male. White. Age 56. Married (at age 23). Not in school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; father born in Georgia; mother born in Alabama. Machinist, silk mill. Not at work on last regular working day. Not a veteran.

    8-[Ross], Gertrude. Wife. Female. White. Age 49. Married (at age 16). Not in school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    9-[Ross], Jessie. Daughter. Female. White. Age 32. Single. Not in school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Bookkeeper, silk mill. At work on last regular working day.

    10-[Ross], Sara. Daughter. Female. White. Age 24. Single. Not in school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia. Chemist, silk mill. At work on last regular working day.

    11-[Ross], Ben. Son. Male. White. Age 18. Single. In school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    12-[Ross], Lewis. Son. Male. White. Age 16. Single. In school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    13-[Ross], Lamar. Son. Male. White. Age 13. Single. In school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    14-[Ross], Elizabeth. Daughter. Female. White. Age 10. Single. In school; can read and write. Born in Georgia; parents born in Georgia.

    15-[Ross], Virginia. Daughter. Female. White. Age 6. Single. In school.

  5.   Mrs. Charles B. Ross’ Services Set Tuesday
           Mrs. Charles B. Ross died Sunday night in a Rome convalescent home. She had been in declining health for several years, her condition having been critical for several weeks. She resides at 101 Sycamore Street.
           Mrs. Ross, the former Miss Gertrude Simmons, was born in Atlanta, December 10, 1880, daughter of the late W. B. and Camilla Reed Simmons. She moved to the Crystal Springs community as a young girl and spent the greater part of her life in Rome and Floyd County. She was a member of Trinity Methodist Church and prior to ill health had been active in all phases of church work. She was married on January 3, 1897 to Charles B. Ross, who died September 3, 1937.
           Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Jessie R. Morris of Mt Berry, Mrs. G. C. Trammell Jr, Rome, Mrs. H. C. Norris, Atlanta; Mrs. Sarah Kokal, Marietta, and Mrs. Virginia Hardin of Harlingen, Texas; four sons, John W. Ross of Miami, Florida; Ben Ross, Lewis Ross and Lamar Ross, all of Rome; three sisters, Mrs. Wilbur Jackson and Miss Stella Simmons, both of Atlanta, and Mrs. H. F. Stokes of Daytona, Florida; one brother, Virgil C. Simmons of Austell; 18 grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
           Funeral services will be conducted at 3 pm Tuesday in the chapel of Stevens-Davenport Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Shaw, pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in East View Cemetery.
           The following will serve as pallbearers: Broadus Coker, Jimmie Johnson, Warren Herndon, Albert G. Aycock, Norwood Rash and Raymond Myrick.
           The body will remain at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 7 until 9 pm today. At other hours they will be at the residence. [Rome newspaper, April 1965] User:KF-in-Georgia