The Rosson Family

Bertha Rosson

Birth: 24 October 1888

Father: Willis Bobo Rosson

Mother: Ida S. (Adams) Rosson

Death: 28 April 1890

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Howard Adams Rosson

Birth: October 1892, in Tennessee, United States

Father: Willis Bobo Rosson

Mother: Ida S. (Adams) Rosson

Married: Alma E. Wilks on 17 November 1920. Alma was born on 23 September 1895, in Cedar Hill, Robertson county, Tennessee, the daughter of John Lewis Wilks and Sarah Jane Fiser. Alma died on 23 June 1989, in Springfield, Robertson county, Tennessee.
1900: Robertson county, Tennessee

Death: 8 October 1954, in Springfield, Robertson county, Tennessee, United States

Census:
1900: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee

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Lewis Bobo Rosson

also spelled Louis Bobo Rosson
Birth: September 1890

Father: Willis Bobo Rosson

Mother: Ida S. (Adams) Rosson

Married: Sarah _____. Sarah was born in 1893/4, in Kentucky.

Occupation: Farm Labourer (1900)

Death: 18 May 1957

Notes: Lewis was President of the Rotary International of Springfield, Tennessee in 1937-8.

Census:
1900: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee
1920: Robertson county, Tennessee

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Lucile Rosson

Birth: 21 November 1894, in Tennessee, United States

Father: Willis Bobo Rosson

Mother: Ida S. (Adams) Rosson

Census:
1900: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee

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Mabel S. (Rosson) Wilcox

Birth: 31 October 1876, in Tennessee, United States

Father: Willis Bobo Rosson

Mother: Ida S. (Adams) Rosson

Marriage: James Edward Wilcox on 20 May 1897, in Robertson county, Tennessee, United States. James was born on 30 November 1876 in District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee, the son of James Ewing Wilcox and Jane Eliza Hatcher. In 1900 James is listed as a farmer.
1880: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee

Death: September 1962

Census:
1880: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee
1900: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee
1904: Guthrie, Kentucky  (Rootsweb WorldConnect)

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Philip Buford Rosson

known as "Buford"
Birth: 8 December 1886, in Tennessee, United States

Father: Willis Bobo Rosson

Mother: Ida S. (Adams) Rosson

Married: Mary Elizabeth Fuqua. Mary was born on 2 August 1889, in Kentucky, the daughter of  Burrell Grubb Fuqua and Virginia West Mitchell, and died on 1 January 1978, in Springfield, Robertson county, Tennessee.

Occupation: Farm Labourer (1900)

Death: 5 March 1983, in Springfield, Robertson county, Tennessee, United States

Buried: Highland Cemetery, Guthrie, Kentucky, United States

Census:
1900: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee
1930: Robertson county, Tennessee

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Robert Craig Rosson

Birth: 9 September 1878, in Tennessee, United States

Father: Willis Bobo Rosson

Mother: Ida S. (Adams) Rosson

Married: Frances F. _____. Frances was born in 1893/4, in Tennessee.

Occupation: Farm Labourer (1900)

Death: October 1968, in Springfield, Robertson county, Tennessee, United States

Census:
1880: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee
1900: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee
1920: Robertson county, Tennessee

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Willis Bobo Rosson

also seen as William Bobo Rosson
Birth: 10 November 1847, in Tennessee, United States

Father: Sampson Rosson. In the 1850 census (slave schedule), Sampson is shown as owning one slave, a 21 year old black male.

Mother: Marinda (Bobo) Rosson

Married (1st): Elizabeth Ann Pickering on 24 October 1866, in Montgomery County, Tennessee, United States. Elizabeth was born on 15 January 1845 and died on 23 December 1869.

Children:
Married (2nd): Ida S. Adams in 1875

Children:
Occupation: Farmer

Death: 19 January 1929

Notes:
The WorldConnect entry on Willis Rosson simply has him married to a Ida S. Adams born about 1857 in Kentucky. However, in Heritage in Quilts (Daughters of the American Revolution Tennessee Society p.37), mention is made of a  coverlet owned by Sadie Mimms Rosson "passed down from the owner's father's family, Matilda Moore and George Adams who emigrated to America from Ireland".

Census:
1850: Robertson county, Tennessee
1880: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee
1900: District 1, Montgomery county, Tennessee

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