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William Allen Ross

Also Known As: "Allen Ross"
Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Ross' Landing, Old Cherokee Nation, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1891 (73)
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Guwisguwi Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation and Quatie Ross
Husband of Jennie Quatie Ross
Father of Lucinda Hicks; Susan H. Daniel; Rufus O. Ross; Robert Bruce Ross, Sr.; Louisa Ross and 6 others
Brother of James McDonald Ross; Infant Ross; Silas Dinsmore Ross; George Washington Ross; John Ross, Jr. and 2 others
Half brother of Susan Coody and Fatima Pogue

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About William Allen Ross

  • Born in the Cherokee Nation East; son of Chief John Ross & Quatie Brown; he served in Co., E, 3rd Indian Home Guards (US, Civil War). He died in the Tahlequah Dist., CN, Indian Territory (became Oklahoma in 1907).

Elected auditor by the Federal Cherokee Council on 18 Oct 1863 and elected Senator from Tahlequah Dist. on 2 Aug 1869 and 7 Aug 1871. He was elected Clerk of Council on Nov 1875. He was successively elected Clerk of Tahlequah Dist. on 6 Aug 1877, 4 Aug 1879, 1 Aug 1881, 6 Aug 1883, 3 Aug 1885, 1 Aug 1887 and 5 Aug 1889.

He married abt 1835 in CNE, Jennie Fields (buried at this cem.); they had the following children: Lucinda who maried Charles Renatus Hicks, Victoria b. & d. 1839, Susan Hicks Ross Daniel (buried at this cem.), Rufus O. (buried at this cem.), Robert Bruce Sr. (buried at Ross Cem., Park Hill), Louisa (buried at this cem.), Emily "Emma" who married Osceola Powell Daniel (both buried at this cem.), William Wallace (buried at Tahlequah Cem., Tahlequah, Cherokee Co., OK, Elizabeth (buried at this cem.) who married John Ross Vann (buried at this cem.), and Annie Brown Ross b. 1853 d. 1859.

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William Allen Ross's Timeline

December 26, 1817
Ross' Landing, Old Cherokee Nation, Tennessee, United States
Age 14
Chickamauga, Walker County, Georgia, United States
August 28, 1836
Age 18
Old Cherokee Nation, Tennessee, United States
June 28, 1839
Age 21
Cherokee Nation, IT
January 27, 1842
Age 24
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States
August 3, 1843
Age 25
Cherokee Nation, IT
August 18, 1845
Age 27
Oklahoma, United States
June 1847
Age 29
Cherokee Nation, IT
October 16, 1849
Age 31
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States