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143. Jehu7Cross (Eliza6Harlan, Elizabeth “Betsy”5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 19 August 1832, Maury County, Tennessee, died 1911, Clay County, Mississippi. He married 13 October 1852, probably in Pickens County, Alabama, to Sarah E. Shotwell,[1710] born 10 March 1835, Alabama, died after 1910, Clay County, Mississippi.

Sarah Shotwell lived with her mother, Sarah C. Shotwell, born circa 1801, North Carolina, in Pickens County, Alabama, in 1850.[1711]

Jehu Cross lived with his sister and brother-in-law, Joseph C. and Sarah Ann Cross Calhoun, in Mobile, Alabama, in 1850. Jehu and Sarah Cross lived in West Point, Clay County, Mississippi, in 1880.[1712] They lived in La Cross Precinct, Clay County, Mississippi, in 1900[1713] and 1910.[1714] Jehu was a clothing merchant. In 1880, John O. Cross was a notion drummer and Clem C. Cross was a merchant.



[1710] Death record of son, Reuben Shotwell Cross, 1917, Alabama. And, death record of son, Eugene Cross, 1942, North Carolina.

[1711] 1850 U.S. Census, Pickens County, Alabama, p. 66, #813/845. Shotwell, Sarah C., age 49, $1500, N.C.; Robt., age 18, student, born Ala.; Sarah, age 15; Eliza, age 12; Emilene, age 10; John Shotwell, age 4; John Bishop, age 20, overseer, born Ala.

[1712] 1880 U.S. Census, Clay County, Mississippi, S.D. 1, E.D. 47, Sheets 7 & 8, West Point. Cross, Jehu, age 47, mar, born Tenn. Va. Tenn.; Sarah E., age 45, wife, born Ala. Ga. Ga.; John O., age 26, son, single, born Miss. Tenn. Ala.; Clem C., age 24, son, single; Ida B., age 22, dau., single; Thomas C., age 20, son, single; Roberta J., age 18, dau., school; Annie E., age 15, dau., school; Shotwell, age 10, son, school; Eugene Cross, age 6, son. All above white. Emilene Cross, black, age 30, servant, born Ga. Ga. Ga.; Anne Camion, black, age 45, cook, born S.C. S.C. S.C.

[1713] 1900 U.S. Census, Clay County, Mississippi, S.D. 5, E.D. 34, Sheet 4, LaCross Pct., Beat 5. Jehu Cross, born August 1832, age 67, mar 49 yrs., born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Sarah E. Cross, wife, born April 1834, age 65, mar 49 yrs., born Ala. Ala. Ala., had had 10 children, 7 living. Both white.

[1714] 1910 U.S. Census, Clay County, Mississippi, S.D. 4, E.D. 73, Sheet 15A, La Crosse Pct., Beat 5. Jehu Cross, age 77, mar1, mar 57 yrs., born Tenn. Va. Tenn.; Sarah Cross, wife, age 75, mar1, mar 57 yrs., born Ala. Ga. Ga., had had 10 children, 7 living. Both white.

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