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John Philbert Cross

John Philbert Cross

Male 1878 - 1936  (57 years)

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  • Name John Philbert Cross 
    Born 22 Aug 1878  Erin, Houston Co., TN. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jan 1936  Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 3 Jan 1936  Forest Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1812  MyTree
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2014 

    Father John Bond (Bounds) Cross,   b. 12 Sep 1835, Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1906, At his home place on Guices Creek, Cumberland City, Houston Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Lucy Ann Claxton,   b. 14 Jun 1849, Cumberland City, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1926, Marianna, Lee Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1869  Montgomery Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lena Elizabeth Smith,   b. 19 Feb 1884, Stewart Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1975, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1905  Clarkesville, Stewart Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Noil Cross,   b. 26 Apr 1906, Erin, Houston Co., TN. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 2000, Selma, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +2. Alma Ruth Cross,   b. 17 Sep 1909, Erin, Houston Co., TN. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1980, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Bossell Cross,   b. 22 Aug 1911, Erin, Houston Co., TN. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1987, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. George Adron Cross,   b. 21 Oct 1913, Erin, Houston Co., TN. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1994, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F2659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1936 - Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Philbert Cross
    John Philbert Cross
    My paternal Grandfather
    Buggy Ride
    Buggy Ride
    My paternal Grandfather and Grandmother in their early years; about 1904.
    John Bond Cross Family
    John Bond Cross Family
    Reunion Family Photo

    John Cross Family Back Row (L to R): Nancy, Sam, Philbert, Robert, Margaret, Kate. Center: John Cross. Left: Alice, Matt, Blanch. Right: Willie, Lucy, Newell. Dog: Tom

    Documents
    WWI Registration
    WWI Registration
    John Philbert Cross WWI Draft Registration papers

    Headstones
    John Philbert Cross heastone
    John Philbert Cross heastone
    Forest Hill Cemetery
    Birmingham
    Jefferson County
    Alabama, USA

  • Notes 

    • 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: John F Pleross
      [John Filbert (Philbert) Cross]
      Age in 1910: 32
      Birth Year: 1878
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Home in 1910: Civil District 8, Houston, Tennessee
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Lenes E Pleross (Lena Elizabeth Cross)
      Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
      Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      John F Pleross 32
      Lenes E Pleross 25
      John N Pleross 4 (John Noil Cross)
      Alma R Pleross 7/12 (Alma Ruth Cross)

      U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: John Phelbert Cross
      City: Birmingham
      County: Jefferson
      State: Alabama
      Birth Date: 22 Aug 1875
      Race: White
      FHL Roll Number: 1509359
      Draft Board: 6

      1920 Census AL Birmingham, Jefferson Co., ED #103, Sheet 1-B,
      enumerated 3 Jan 1920:
      Cross, John P., head, m, w, 38, m, b. TN, troubleshooter for Bell Tel. Co.;
      Lena E., wife, f, w, 35, m., b. TN, saleswoman for
      Keeler Store;
      John N. son, m, w, 13, s, b. TN;
      Alma R., daughter, f, w, 10, s., b. TN;
      Bosell, son, m, w, 8, s, b. TN;
      George A., son, m, w, 6, s, b. TN.

      1930 Census AL Birmingham, Jefferson Co., ED #37-20, Prec. 10,
      enumerated 16 Apr 1930:
      Cross, John P., head, m, w, 52, m, b. TN, Electrician, owns business,
      f. born US, m. born US;
      Lena E., wife, f, w, 46, m, b. TN, f. born TN, m. born TN;
      Alma R. daughter, f, w, 20, s, b. TN, telephone operator;
      Bosell, son, m, w, 18, s, b. TN, electrician, house wiring;
      George A., son, m, w, 16, s, b. TN, delivery boy for drugstore.

      Death Record: John P. Cross d. Jan 2, 1936 B'ham, Jefferson Co.,
      AL, Vol 3, Role 3, Page 1151

      Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974 for John P. Cross
      Name: John P. Cross (John Philbert Cross)
      Death Date: 02 Jan 1936
      Death Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Race (Original): White
      Race (Standardized): White
      Age at Death: 49y 4 m 11 d
      Estimated Birth Date: 1887
      Birth Date: 22 Aug 1896 (should have been 1886)
      Birthplace: Erin, Tennessee
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Lena Cross
      Father's Name: John Cross
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Name: Elizabeth Claxton (?)
      Mother's Birthplace: Va
      Occupation: Telephone Co. Worker
      Residence: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
      Cemetery: Forest Hill
      Burial Date: 03 Jan 1936
      Film Number: 1908538
      Reference Number: cn 1151

      Obituary from The Birmingham News, Thursday, Jan. 2, 1936
      Cross -- John Philbert Cross, age 59, 8229 2nd Ave., S., passed away at a ocal infirmary Thursday a.m. Funeral services from the residence Friday 2:30 p.m. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery, Brown-Service, Norwood, directing. Survived by widow,mrs. Marguerite (wrong) Cross, 3 sons, Bossell, John Noil and George Adron Cross. 1 daughter, Miss Alma Ruth Cross; 5 sisters, Mrs. M.C. Walker, Mrs. Nannie Schneider, Mrs. Willie Dodd, Mrs. Kate Walker.