Andrew 'Tlo-S-Ta-Ma' Ross, Judge (1798 - 1840) MP

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Birthplace: Chickamaugee, near Lookout Mountaino, (Tennessee), Cherokee Nation East
Death: Died in (Oklahoma), Cherokee Nation IT
Cause of death: "killed this day."
Occupation: Judge, Cherokee Supreme Court
Managed by: Adrienne Soto
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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.

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  • More About ANDREW TLO-S-TA-MA ROSS:
  • 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

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