Person:John George (46)

John Ford George
b.15 Jan 1806 Caldwell Co, KY
d.2 Jun 1876 Lena, Leake, MS
  1. John Ford George1806 - 1876
  2. Wiley B George1812 - 1880
m. 4 Mar 1832
  1. William Carroll George1832 - 1910
  2. Susan Eleanor George1834 - 1894
  3. John Alexander George1838 - 1862
  4. Mary Elizabeth George1841 - 1903
  5. James Ford George1843 - 1862
  6. Andrew Jackson George1848 - 1866
  7. Charlotte Harriet George1849 - 1904
  8. Thomas Jefferson George1851 - 1934
  9. Gustavos Alphonso George1855 - 1935
Facts and Events
Name John Ford George
Gender Male
Birth? 15 Jan 1806 Caldwell Co, KY
Marriage 4 Mar 1832 Shelby Co, ALto Eleanor Hill Cross
Census[1] 1850 Neshoba, Neshoba, MS
Census[2] 1860 Lena, Leake, MS
Census? 1870 Lena, Leake, MS
Death? 2 Jun 1876 Lena, Leake, MS
Burial? Captain William Cross Cemetery, Pelham, Shelby, AL

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

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 born 15 Jan.1806 in Caldwell Co.,Ky. Eleanor Hill Cross was born 19 June,1813 in Elbert Co.Ga. (Daughter of Capt.William Cross) William Carroll George was born 11 Dec.,1832 in Shelby Co. Ala. Susan Eleanor George was born 28 Aug.1834 in Shelby Co. Ala. John Alexander George was born 16 Apr.1838 in Winston Co.Ms. Mary Elizabeth Maria George was born 21 May 1841 in Winston Co.Ms. James Ford George was born 17 May 1843 in Winston Co.Ms. Andrew Jackson George was born 1 Oct.1848 in Winston Co.Ms. Charlotte Harriet VA George was Born 4 May 1849 in Neshoba Co. Ms. Gustavus Alphonse George was born 18 Oct.1855 in Leake Co. Ms. Thomas Jefferson Lane George was born 5 July 1851 in Neshoba Co. Ms. Deaths: John Alexander George died on the battlefield at Shiloh,TN. 6 Apr.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. Marriages: John Ford George married Eleanor Hill Cross, 4 Mar.1832 i n Shelby Co.Ala. William Carroll George Married Sarah Angeline Cooper ,12 M ay,1859 in Attala Co.,Ms.

  1. 1850 United States Federal Census. (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;)
    Database online. Neshoba, MS roll M432_378, page 141, image 285.

    Record for John Ford George

  2. 1860 United States Federal Census. (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;)
    Database online. Leake, MS post office Carthage, roll M653_586, page 0, image 119.

    Record for John F. George