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Samuel Cross, Jr.

Male 1771 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Samuel Cross 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 9 Feb 1771  Iredell Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4325  MyTree
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2014 

    Father Samuel Cross, Sr.,   b. VA or Carolinas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Leach,   b. Abt 1769, Rowan Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Rowan Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Cross,   b. Rowan Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Cross, III
     3. Daniel Cross
     4. Mary Cross,   b. Rowan Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rachel Cross,   b. Rowan Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. William Cross,   b. Abt 1794–1798, Rowan Co., North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. possibly Montgomery Co., TN where daughter, Kesiah Cross Lyle lived Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Leach Cross,   b. Abt 1795, Craven Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Sarah Cross,   b. 1809, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1897, Hamilton Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F5112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Jr. was in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. He was
      in Sumner Co., TN in 1795. He was in Wilson Co., TN in 1831 at age
      60.

      Court Minutes, 9 Aug 1786: Samuel Cross orphan of Samuel Cross,
      deceased, age 15 yrs. 6 mo., bound to Robert Bogle to learn the trade
      of a taylor (tailor). He married Margaret Leach, daughter of John
      Leach and Margaret Courtney. He joined his brothers-in-law, Alexander
      Witherspoon and William Leach for clearing title to 50 acres on W side
      of Station on said DeLoach's land, leasing said land for 5 years.

      28 Dec 1795 in Sumner County, Tennessee.

      16 Apr 1805 in Wilson County, Tennessee he sold 120 acres on Smith's
      Fork to William Leach.

      15 Feb 1809: Iredell Co., North Carolina; William Leach, Thomas Leach,
      Alexander Witherspoon, Samuel Cross, John Boyd Sr., Joseph Bogle, and
      John Boyd Jr., legatees of John Leich, to William Hines of Iredell
      Co., part of a tract originally granted to Samuel Woods, both sides of
      Muddy Fork of the Lower Little River, 640 acres, bearing the date 29
      Oct 1782. Wits. William Reed, Thomas Mordak, William Smith.

      On 20 Nov 1812 in Iredell County, North Carolina, 20 Nov 1812, Iredell
      Co., North Carolina: William Leach, Thomas Leach, Alexander & Martha
      Witherspoon, Samuel & Margaret Cross, John & Elizabeth Boyd, and John
      Boyd Jr. all of the State of Tennessee, Wilson County, of one part, to
      Edward Barnes of Iredell Co. of the other part, the remaining 320
      acres of the land of John Leach. Wit. George Bogle, James Bogle,
      Jurat, Robt. Erwin. He sold 100 acres on a branch of Smith's Fork on
      the Caney Fork to William Leach on 14 Nov 1814 in Wilson County,
      Tennessee.

      On 14 November 1814 in Wilson County, Tennessee, Samuel Cross sold to
      William Leech, 100 a on a branch of Smith's Fork on the Caney Fork
      bounded by Cross and William Bogle. (DB F:200).

      Lsted in the 1820 Edwards Co. IL census:
      Cross, Samuel 001012100000.
      Leech, John 310020301000;
      Bogle, William

      Listed in the Edwards Co., IL 1820 Census:
      Cross, John with 5 in family,
      Boyd, Joel with 4 in family,
      Boyd, Thomas with 3 in family,
      Leech, William

      Note: Thomas and William Leech sons of John Leech and Margaret Courtney.
      John Leech (Luck?) Cross and Samuel Cross (III) sons of Samuel Cross Jr. & Margaret Leech.
      Joel and Thomas Boyd sons of William Boyd and Isabel Leech. Isabel Leech and Margaret Leech children of John Leech and Margaret Courtney.
      William Bogle son of Robert Bogle (Samuel Cross assigned to Robert Bogle as an orphan)
      Joseph Bogle Sr. was probably Robert and James' father, and William was most likely son of either Robert or James. (MCM-2004)

      1820 Census, Sullivan Co., TN, roll 535, pg 103:
      Cross, Samuel living alone at age above 45. Cross's in Edwards Co., Il probably his sons.

      In Nov 1831, Legislative Petition #76-1831. From the Tennessee State
      Library & Archives.
      To the Honorable general Assembly of the State of Tennessee greeting,
      we the undersigners of Wilson County your humble petitioners Do beg
      that your honorable boddy will grant to Samuel Cross the priviledge
      to hawk and peddle annywhear in said state without license so as to
      enable him in his dotage to make a sustainance to support him and
      enable him to visit his children that are settled in different parts of the said state.
      We the undersigned your petitioners do recommend to your honorable
      boddy the person of said Cross to be a man of good morrels and
      religious habits and highly worthy of your benevolints as he was a
      soldier in the last war and of the Revolution and is old and of
      delicate constitution and wishes to sustain himself with that
      independence that is in the Bosom of all the American republic. We
      your humble petitioners are in hopes you will grant the said
      priviledge to said Cross and oblige your petitoners and
      C. November --, 1831
      H. Samuel Hays John Smith
      John Gossett James Brien
      Thomas P. Wilson John Wallace
      William Willard Thomas Steon--
      Simson Madows James Thomas
      Samuel Bryson John Bryson
      John Bryson, Jr. J.M. Alexander
      Ezekiel Alexander Thomas Leech
      John J. Sneed Andrew Morrison
      Judiah McMinn James T. Leech
      William C. Leech, Jr. James Michie
      Matthew T. Cartwright Nelson Bryan
      Burwell Reeves John Adams
      James Madows, Jr. Zach Adams
      Winston Canler James Madow, Sr.
      Leroy Adams William Madows
      Isaac Lanire (?) John J. Brogan
      William Jennings Jehu McAdoo

      Note: William C. Leech, Jr, Thomas Leech and James T. Leach listed
      above.
      L. Lock Richard Harrison
      N.S. McAdoo P. Watson
      John Williamson Zac ? Williamson
      Robert Williamson John Adams, Jr.
      William Adams Robert Rogers
      William Sadler James Coleman
      (MIDDLE TENNESSEE CROSSROADS, Vol. 4, No.2
      Editor, Louise G. Lynch).

      Possible descendents of Samuel Cross, Jr. & Margaret Leach:
      William Langham to Samuel J. Cross,
      Land He conveys to Samuel James Cross, Abner Silas Cross, Mary Jane Cross,
      Thomas Adley Cross, brothers and sisters of John Luck Cross.
      1855

      A different William: This one age 45, the 1840 Census age 50-60...
      1850 Census, Stewart Co., TN, pg 431A, fam 690:
      Cross, William, w, m, 45, b. unknown; (b. 1805)
      Abner, w, m, 16, b. TN; (b. 1834) (Abner Silas ?)
      William, w, m, 14, b. TN; (b. 1836)
      Mary, w, f, 12, b. TN; (b. 1838) (Mary Jane?)
      Addy, w, f, 9, b. TN. (b. 1841)
      (Thomas Adley ?)
      (John Luck ?)
      (Samuel James ?)