Friday, August 28, 2015

Honorable William P. Ross






The life and times of Hon. William P. Ross By William Potter Ross




William Potter Ross was a native of the old Cherokee Nation, born August 28, 1820, at the foot of Lookout mountain on Tennessee river, seven miles south from Chattanooga. He was the son of John G. Ross, a Scotchman, and Eliza Ross, a Cherokee daughter of Daniel Ross and Mollie McDonald, who was the daughter of John McDonald and Anna Shorey.