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Joel Cross (1774 - abt. 1835)

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Joel Cross
Born in Rowan County, North Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Rowan, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Shelby, Alabama, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 30 Dec 2010
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Joel was born in 1774. Joel Cross ... He passed away about 1835.



Children born in Madison Co KY. There were other children.
1810 Madison Co KY: 42010/21010, next to Joshua Cross.




  1. First-hand information as remembered by Frank McDonald, Friday, October 3, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
  2. "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 November 2017), Joel Cross and Susannah Moore, 17 Aug 1794; citing Rowan, North Carolina, United States, p. , Office of Archives and History, Division of Archives and Records. State Archive of North Carolina and various county Register of Deeds; FHL microfilm 500,949.

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On 21 Jan 2018 at 16:51 GMT SP Estes wrote:

Cross-2956 and Cross-155 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate profile. One has more detail and more connections

On 11 Jan 2018 at 09:02 GMT Chris Hoult wrote:

Cross-2959 and Cross-155 appear to represent the same person because: These should be merged. The information from a unsourced unlinked profile Cross-2959 can be ignored. This helps remove one of many duplications that cloud the Cross familiy.

On 25 Nov 2014 at 22:20 GMT Jim (W) Williams wrote:

Joel not father of Solomon. Source: Source, Barry Spence, 4th great-grandson of Solomon Cross, his son:

Here is the email reply from Barry Spence, dated 12/16/2010:

"Greetings Jim

I always knew about Solomon and Shadrick, and Solomon's bible, but a few days ago is when I found those writings from the Minnie Treadaway letter. This letter which mentions "Solomon" and "Shad" showed proof that they had a sister named Mary "Polly" Ann. I found extra proof of this in Census findings that helps solidify the lead. Mary and her husband were always living near her two brothers, in Monroe County, then again in Jackson, Dekalb and Dade. Family Bible:

On 17 Sep 2014 at 12:36 GMT R (Woodhouse) W wrote:

Cross-356 and Cross-155 appear to represent the same person because: although place of death requires clarification

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