John A. Ross - CSA tombstone

John Alfred Ross

Source: Photo-Barry Caraway, <>, Aug 2002


Enlisted in Spring of 1864 and served in Company C, Capt Easly's Company, Mann's Regiment. He served about a year until his company was disbanded at Galveston. On his pension application dated 19 March 1910, Ross stated he was 69 years old and his birthplace was Perry County, Alabama. At the time of his pension, he had resided in Burnet County for 35 years and worked as a carpenter. John Ross was married 6 Sept 1887 in Burnet to Fannie, who was born in Lincoln Co. Kentucky. She drew a widow's pension after her husband's death on 7 April 1917 in Burnet in the home of his son, W.A. Ross, of uremia. He was buried in the Old City Cemetery in Burnet. Fannie died 15 Aug 1918 of cancer in the home of her son, Will Ross and is also buried in the Old City Cemetery.

Source: Pension file from Texas State Archives. (JM, Dec 1999)

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