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  • ID: I5422
  • Name: James William Voss
  • Given Name: James William
  • Surname: Voss
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: C1AE6B1B074F4958B0762B9FC1FEE8B2357D
  • Change Date: 20 OCT 2013
  • Note:
    All spouses, children and birth order of children is sourced to Goodspeed's "Pope County, Arkansas - Biographical and Historical Memoirs," at pp. 71-72. From that narrative, at page 71, "Mr. Voss and family left Tennessee and emigrated to Arkansas, in 1858, settling in Pope County, but afterward removed to Yell County, thence to Searcy County, where his wife died in 1868. In 1869, Mr. Voss purchased 120 acres of land in the last named county, and improved seventy-five acres, but sold it all in 1881. He then purhcased his present property, consisting of 160 acres, with eighty acres under cultivation."

    1860 Census
    Name: James Voss
    Age in 1860: 21
    Birth Year: abt 1839
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1860: Wilson, Pope, Arkansas
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Dayton
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    James Voss 21
    Susan J Voss 23
    Emeline Voss 1

    1880 Census
    Name: James Voss
    Home in 1880: Red River, Searcy, Arkansas
    Age: 40
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Tennesee
    Father's birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    James Voss 40
    Tennesee Voss 32
    Franklin Voss 19
    Mary Voss 14
    William Voss 12
    William Andrew Voss 12
    Philander Voss 9
    Morris Voss 7
    Ellen Voss 5
    Stephen Voss 3
    Sally Voss 11M
  • Birth: 2 SEP 1839 in Lawrence Co., TN
  • Death: OCT 1891 in Hector, Pope Co., AR
  • Burial: Price Cemetery, Hector, Pope Co., AR

    Father: Robert Newton Voss b: 1810 in Tennessee
    Mother: Charlotte Mitchell b: 1813 in Tennessee

    Marriage 1 Mary Tennessee Williams b: SEP 1847 in Arkansas
    • Married: 1869 in Searcy Co., AR
    1. Has No Children James A Voss b: 1870 in Searcy Co., AR
    2. Has Children Philander Marcellus Voss b: JAN 1871 in Searcy Co., AR
    3. Has No Children Victoria Ellen M Voss b: 1873 in Searcy Co., AR
    4. Has Children John Morris Voss b: FEB 1874 in Searcy Co., AR
    5. Has Children Nathaniel Stephenson Voss b: 14 APR 1877 in Searcy Co., AR
    6. Has No Children Sally Voss b: 1879 in Searcy Co., AR
    7. Has Children Wiley Andrew Voss b: 14 MAR 1882 in Pope Co., AR
    8. Has No Children Aranna "Rosie" May Voss b: MAY 1885 in Pope Co., AR
    9. Has Children Joseph Lester Voss b: 25 AUG 1886 in Pope Co., AR
    10. Has No Children Benjamin Harrison Voss b: DEC 1888 in Pope Co., AR
    11. Has No Children Maude Ethel Voss b: JAN 1892 in Pope Co., AR

    Marriage 2 Susanna J Pennington b: 1837 in Lawrence Co., TN
    • Married: 18 OCT 1857 in Lawrence Co., TN
    1. Has Children Emmaline Voss b: 1858 in Lawrence Co., TN
    2. Has No Children Franklin Pierce Voss b: SEP 1861 in Arkansas
    3. Has Children Mary Delilah LaQuincy Voss b: 11 MAY 1864 in Arkansas
    4. Has Children William Robert Voss b: 1867 in Searcy Co., AR

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