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Bessie Mae Cross

Female 1917 - 1996  (79 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Bessie Mae Cross was born 1 May 1917, Sebastian Co., Arkansas (daughter of Rufus Lafayette Cross and Daisy Lizabelle Strozier); died 22 May 1996, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.

    Bessie married Edward Jenkins 25 Jan 1941, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. Edward (son of Joe Jenkins and Annie Trent) was born 18 Mar 1912, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 12 Feb 1974, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Amelia Louise Jenkins
    2. Edward Jenkins, Jr.
    3. Hilda Fay Jenkins
    4. David Eugene Jenkins
    5. Ray Douglas Jenkins

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Rufus Lafayette Cross was born 8 Mar 1874, Sebastian Co., Arkansas (son of John William Cross and Mary Jane Cook); died 15 Jun 1966, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.

    Rufus married Daisy Lizabelle Strozier 15 Feb 1894, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. Daisy (daughter of William Francis Strozier and Mattie Lillian Thompson) was born 3 Sep 1875, Woodbury, Meriwether Co., Georgia; died 19 Sep 1951, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Daisy Lizabelle Strozier was born 3 Sep 1875, Woodbury, Meriwether Co., Georgia (daughter of William Francis Strozier and Mattie Lillian Thompson); died 19 Sep 1951, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    Children:
    1. Quincy Wain Cross was born 29 Dec 1894, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 29 Jan 1895, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    2. Alsa Belle Cross was born 30 Mar 1896, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 27 Feb 1943, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    3. Mary Eula Cross was born 23 Sep 1898, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 6 Mar 1917, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    4. Mattie Viola Cross was born 2 Jul 1900, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 13 Feb 1993, Mena, Polk Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    5. Eva Ocie Cross was born 22 Mar 1902, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 17 Dec 1997, Litchfield, Montgomery Co., Illinois; was buried , Forest Park Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    6. Rufus Lizzie Cross was born 2 Jul 1903, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 29 Dec 1993, Guthrie, Logan Co., Oklahoma; was buried 1 Jan 1994, Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Seminole Co., Oklahoma.
    7. Willie Aline "Dixie" Cross was born 23 May 1905, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 25 Jan 1999, Mansfield, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried 27 Jan 1999, Dawson Memorial Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    8. Johnie Lenora Cross was born 8 Nov 1907, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 17 Dec 1973, Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., Texas; was buried , Greenlawn Memorial Park, Jefferson Co., Texas.
    9. Alva Helen Cross was born 31 Mar 1910, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 17 Nov 2000, Ocala, Marion Co., Florida; was buried , Highland Memorial Park, Marion Co., Florida.
    10. Raymond Franklin Cross was born 12 Jan 1912, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 29 Dec 1955, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma; was buried 1 Jan 1956, Resthaven Memory Gardens, Cleveland Co., Oklahoma.
    11. 1. Bessie Mae Cross was born 1 May 1917, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 22 May 1996, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John William Cross was born 10 Nov 1845, Perry Co., Alabama (son of William Hunter Cross and Lucy W. Mays); died 18 Mar 1925, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.

    John married Mary Jane Cook 21 Feb 1867, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. Mary (daughter of Rawleigh Hiram Cook and Mary Jane McCullough) was born 8 Mar 1848, Newton Co., Mississippi; died 7 Apr 1925, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Jane Cook was born 8 Mar 1848, Newton Co., Mississippi (daughter of Rawleigh Hiram Cook and Mary Jane McCullough); died 7 Apr 1925, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    Children:
    1. William Hunter Cross was born 25 Jan 1868, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 24 Feb 1953, Washington Co., Arkansas; was buried , Prairie Grove Cemetery, Washington Co., Arkansas.
    2. Edwin P. Cross was born 4 Apr 1869, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 13 Apr 1883, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    3. R. Elmira Cross was born 6 Apr 1870, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 3 Oct 1870, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    4. E. E. Cross was born 7 Jan 1873, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 4 Feb 1873, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    5. 2. Rufus Lafayette Cross was born 8 Mar 1874, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 15 Jun 1966, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    6. Tertha Maude Cross was born 10 May 1876, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 3 Jun 1960, Madera Co., California.
    7. Rawleigh Horton Cross was born 10 Jan 1879, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 12 Nov 1884, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    8. Robert Ira Cross was born 29 Jan 1881, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 1 Feb 1968, Wagoner, Wagoner Co., Oklahoma; was buried , Stigler Cemetery, Haskell Co., Oklahoma.
    9. James Franklin Cross was born 19 Dec 1882, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 7 Mar 1969, Pryor, Mayes Co., Oklahoma.
    10. J. Wayne Cross was born 1 Feb 1885, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 4 Jul 1886, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    11. Ernest Prentice Cross was born 13 Jul 1886, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 6 Mar 1987, Bay City, Matagorda Co., Texas; was buried , Sweeny Cemetery, Brazoria Co., Texas.
    12. Mary 'Emma' Cross was born 24 Feb 1888, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 30 Jul 1973, Poteau, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma; was buried 1 Aug 1973, Memorial Park Cemetery, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma.
    13. Florence Enola Cross was born 24 Feb 1890, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died Aft Nov 1932, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma.
    14. Ocie Cross was born 21 Oct 1892, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 26 May 1988, Lancaster, Los Angeles Co., California; was buried , Arvin Cemetery, Arvin, Kern Co., California.

  3. 6.  William Francis Strozier was born 7 Feb 1853, Georgia; died 3 Nov 1936, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.

    William married Mattie Lillian Thompson Abt 1875, Georgia. Mattie was born 14 Apr 1854, Georgia; died 20 Jan 1932, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mattie Lillian Thompson was born 14 Apr 1854, Georgia; died 20 Jan 1932, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    Children:
    1. 3. Daisy Lizabelle Strozier was born 3 Sep 1875, Woodbury, Meriwether Co., Georgia; died 19 Sep 1951, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    2. Clarence W. Strozier was born 3 Jan 1884, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 27 Sep 1908, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Hunter Cross was born 1825, Bibb or Perry Co., Alabama (son of John Robert Cross and Mary Polly Johnson); died 7 Apr 1862, Battle of Shiloh, Hardin Co., Tennessee; was buried , Shiloh Battlefield Cemetery, Hardin Co., Tennessee.

    William married Lucy W. Mays 15 Jan 1845, Perry Co., Alabama. Lucy (daughter of Andrew J. Mays and Nancy Oaks) was born 13 Nov 1826, Perry Co., Alabama; died 15 Feb 1885, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Lucy W. Mays was born 13 Nov 1826, Perry Co., Alabama (daughter of Andrew J. Mays and Nancy Oaks); died 15 Feb 1885, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    Children:
    1. 4. John William Cross was born 10 Nov 1845, Perry Co., Alabama; died 18 Mar 1925, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    2. Benjamin Andrew Cross was born 6 Feb 1851, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 23 Mar 1901, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    3. Leonidas Scafe Cross was born 26 Jun 1853, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 27 Feb 1924, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    4. Teritha Jane Cross was born 8 Jan 1856, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 3 Aug 1894, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    5. Robert Franklin Cross was born 31 Jan 1858, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 27 Oct 1939, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    6. Sarah Cordelia Cross was born Mar 1860, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 1896, Blocker, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; was buried , Massey Cemetery, Pittsburg Co., Oklahoma.

  3. 10.  Rawleigh Hiram Cook was born 30 May 1818, Pike Co., Mississippi (son of David Cook and Lucy Horton Miller); died 18 Aug 1904, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.

    Rawleigh married Mary Jane McCullough 1837, Mississippi. Mary was born 19 Oct 1821, Anint Co., Mississippi; died 17 Aug 1888, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary Jane McCullough was born 19 Oct 1821, Anint Co., Mississippi; died 17 Aug 1888, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    Children:
    1. Edwin Rutherford Cook was born 18 Dec 1838, Newton Co., Mississippi; died 5 Sep 1910, Bienville Parish, Louisiana; was buried , Mount Mariah Cemetery, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.
    2. William M. Cook was born 30 Dec 1839, Newton Co., Mississippi; died 1865.
    3. Lucyann E. Cook was born 18 Dec 1841, Newton Co., Mississippi; died 1894.
    4. Alfred D. Cook was born 8 Aug 1843, Newton Co., Mississippi; died 3 Nov 1863, Manassa Battlefield, Virginia.
    5. Cassa L. Cook was born 27 Nov 1844, Newton Co., Mississippi; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. John Taylor "Jack" Cook, Sr. was born 24 Jul 1846, Newton Co., Mississippi; died 11 Feb 1932, Putnam, Callahan Co., Texas; was buried 12 Feb 1932, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Collin Co., Texas.
    7. 5. Mary Jane Cook was born 8 Mar 1848, Newton Co., Mississippi; died 7 Apr 1925, Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    8. Hiram Thomas Cook was born 6 Dec 1849, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 18 Jun 1883, Nevada, Collin Co., Texas; was buried , Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Collin Co., Texas.
    9. Joseph Lee Cook was born 23 Apr 1851, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 23 Nov 1900, McAlester, Tobuxsy Co., Choctaw Nation.
    10. Green Raleigh Cook was born 12 Dec 1852, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 13 Oct 1920, Le Flore Co., Oklahoma; was buried , Old Cache Cemetery, Haskell Co., Oklahoma.
    11. James F. Cook was born 4 Aug 1854, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 22 May 1882, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.
    12. Saphronie P. Cook was born 4 Mar 1856, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 10 Sep 1894.
    13. Ira Erastus Cook was born 7 Dec 1858, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 13 Oct 1935, Nevada, Collin Co., Texas; was buried 14 Oct 1935, Nevada Cemetery, Collin Co., Texas.
    14. Hancy T. Cook was born 24 Mar 1860, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died Yes, date unknown.
    15. Nancy Harriet "Nannie" Cook was born 25 Dec 1862, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; died 30 Dec 1929.
    16. Andrew Dayton Cook was born 30 Jun 1867, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; died 3 Aug 1877, Sebastian Co., Arkansas; was buried , Gilliam Cemetery, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.