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
July 27, 1821
Age 22
November 29, 1840
Age 41
(Oklahoma), Cherokee Nation IT
Age 41
Stilwell, Adair, Oklahoma, United States