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Simeon M. Roane was born 20 August 1850, Sarepta, Lafayette County, Mississippi (now Calhoun County), died 14 November 1903, West Point, Clay County, Mississippi, married 30 June 1875, to Miss Alice Fox, died 6 April 1888, daughter of Rev. James Fox of Calhoun County, Mississippi. Simeon Roane moved to West Point in 1888. Simeon M. Roane married second, 7 June 1892, to Miss Ella Logan. In 1907, daughter Kathleen Roane was the wife of Eugene Cross of West Point, Mississippi, and daughter Lila Roane was the wife of Ulpian E. Cross of Jackson, Mississippi.[1731]

Eugene Cross moved from Mississippi to Marion, North Carolina, and founded Cross Cotton Mill. He was a cotton miller in Gaston County, North Carolina, in 1900.[1732] Eugene and Kathleen Cross lived in Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina, in 1920[1733] and 1930.[1734]

Son: Eugene Cross, born 14 September 1910, West Point, Clay County, Mississippi, died 14 June 1994, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, married Elise Cowan.[1735]

     468.       x.   Ulpian Evans Cross, born 25 July 1880, Clay County, Mississippi, died 11 August 1941, Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina. He married circa 1905, Clay County, Mississippi, to Lila Roane, born 21 July 1883, died 16 February 1971, Marion, North Carolina,[1736] daughter of Simeon Roane and Alice Fox. Ulpian and Lila Cross are buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Marion, North Carolina.

Ulpian E. Cross lived with his brother, Reuben Cross, in 1900 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. In 1910, Ulpian E. Cross lived in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi. He was a life insurance agent.[1737]



[1731] Dunbar Rowland, editor, Mississippi Contemporary Biography, Volume 3 (1907), p. 698-699.

[1732] 1900 U.S. Census, Gaston County, North Carolina, S.D. 8, E.D. 80, Sheet 23A. head of household: Pelham Morrow, born September 1855, age 44, miller. Eugene Cross, boarder, white, male, born October 1873, age 26, single, cotton miller.

[1733] 1920 U.S. Census, McDowell County, North Carolina, S.D. 10, E.D. 125, Sheet 12A, Marion. Cross, Eugene, age 45, mar, born Miss. Miss. Ala., cotton mfger; Cathlene, wife, age 38, mar, born Miss. Miss. Miss.; Simeon, son, age 12; Allice, dau., age 14; Eugene, son, age 9. All white.

[1734] 1930 U.S. Census, McDowell County, North Carolina, Marion. Cross, Eugene, age 56, born Miss. Ala. Ala.; Kathlene R., age 48, wife; Alice R. age 24, dau.; Simmie R., age 22, dau.; Eugene Cross, age 19, son; Josephine Conley, age 20; William T. Lee, age 30.

[1735] North Carolina Death Record. Eugene Cross, born 14 September 1910, West Point, Mississippi, died 14 June 1994, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina. Burial: Marion. Residence: Asheville. Parents: Eugene Cross, Kathleen Roane Cross. Spouse: Elise Cowan. Male, white, age 83 years. Married. Occupation: president textile mfg.

[1736] North Carolina Death Record. Lila Roane Cross, born 1885, died 16 February 1971, Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina. Parents: Simeon M. Roane, Alice Fox. Female, age 86 years.

[1737] 1910 U.S. Census, Hinds County, Mississippi, E.D. 17, Sheet 15B, Jackson. Cross, Ulpion E., roomer, age 29, mar1, mar 5 yrs., born Miss. Miss. Miss.; Lila R., age 26, roomer, mar1, mar 5 yrs., had had 1 child, 1 living; Lila, roomer, age 5/12. All white.

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