Andrew 'Tlo-S-Ta-Ma' Ross, Judge

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Andrew 'Tlo-S-Ta-Ma' Ross, Judge

Birthplace: Chickamaugee, near Lookout Mountaino, (Tennessee), Cherokee Nation East
Death: Died in (Oklahoma), Cherokee Nation IT
Cause of death: "killed this day."
Place of Burial: Stilwell, Adair, Oklahoma, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Ross and Mary Ross
Husband of Susan Ross
Father of Oliver Perry Ross
Brother of Jane "Jennie" Coodey; Elizabeth Ross; John Guwisguwi Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation; Lewis Ross; Susannah Ross and 5 others

Occupation: Judge, Cherokee Supreme Court
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About Andrew 'Tlo-S-Ta-Ma' Ross, Judge

A brother of Cherokee Principal Chief John Ross, Andrew was a judge on the Cherokee Supreme Court. As a member of the Ridge Party — the group who lobbied to cede all Cherokee lands east of the Mississippi and voluntarily emigrate to the Western territory, Andrew was in direct opposition to his brother John’s anti-removal stance.


  • 1817-19 Reservations: July 1817, # 21, 1 in family
  • 1835 Census roll: Jackson Co, AL
  • 1836 Valuations: Cherokee Co, AL, #37 claimants; William Grimmett, William Lasley, widow Watts, Mrs Brown & Major Ridge; also Andrew Ross & Joseph Crutchfield
  • Blood: 1/8 Cherokee
  • Clan: Ani'-Tsi'skwa = Bird Clan (Gi-gu-i)
  • Occupation: 1828, Judge of Cherokee Supreme Court
  • Residence: 1817, Wills Valley, AL
  • Signer: December 29, 1835, Treaty
  • Starr's Notes: D100; b:12/19/1798 d:11/1844 m'd:6/24/1819 Susan Lowry


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Andrew 'Tlo-S-Ta-Ma' Ross, Judge's Timeline

December 19, 1798
(Tennessee), Cherokee Nation East
June 19, 1819
Age 20
July 27, 1821
Age 22
November 29, 1840
Age 41
(Oklahoma), Cherokee Nation IT
Age 41
Stilwell, Adair, Oklahoma, United States