Jewell Moses "Moses" Bess



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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jewell Moses "Moses" Bess

    Family/Spouse: Deborah Sherfield. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. FNU Bess was born in in (Rutherford County, Tennessee).
    2. Michael Bess was born in in (Rutherford County, Tennessee).

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William John "John" BessWilliam John "John" Bess was born on 11 Oct 1883 in DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of William Henry "Wild Bill" Bess and Aretta "Eda" George); died on 25 Dec 1966 in Warren County, Tennessee; was buried in Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.

    William married Ruby Mildred Johnson on 1 Feb 1941 in Alabama, and was divorced on 17 Mar 1965 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee. Ruby (daughter of Robert Ernest Johnson and Ella Mae Ferrell) was born on 13 Sep 1926 in Cannon County, Tennessee; died on 28 Feb 2016 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Ruby Mildred JohnsonRuby Mildred Johnson was born on 13 Sep 1926 in Cannon County, Tennessee (daughter of Robert Ernest Johnson and Ella Mae Ferrell); died on 28 Feb 2016 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. William Joseph "Willy" Bess
    2. Walter Larry "Larry" Bess
    3. Mildred Magdalene Bess
    4. 1. Jewell Moses "Moses" Bess
    5. Clementine Bess
    6. John Abraham Bess
    7. Charles John Daniel "Dan" Bess


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Henry "Wild Bill" BessWilliam Henry "Wild Bill" Bess was born on 4 Jun 1858 in DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of Henry J(ohn) Bess and Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Crook); died on 5 Aug 1937 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried in Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

    William married Aretta "Eda" George on 9 Jan 1881 in DeKalb County, Tennessee. Aretta (daughter of James "Jim" George and Mary "Polly" Dunn) was born in 1848 in (Wilson County) Tennessee; died after 1910 in (Tennessee). [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Aretta "Eda" George was born in 1848 in (Wilson County) Tennessee (daughter of James "Jim" George and Mary "Polly" Dunn); died after 1910 in (Tennessee).
    Children:
    1. Mary E. Bess was born in 1881 in (DeKalb County) Tennessee.
    2. 2. William John "John" Bess was born on 11 Oct 1883 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 25 Dec 1966 in Warren County, Tennessee; was buried in Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Mary D. Bess was born in 1884 in Tennessee.
    4. Delila Bess was born in 1886 in DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Lollie Bess was born in 1890 in Tennessee.
    6. Aretta B. Bess was born in 1890 in Tennessee.
    7. Marrey Mannie Bess was born on 5 Jan 1893 in Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 14 Dec 1941 in DeRossett, Cumberland County, Tennessee; was buried on 16 Dec 1941 in Smith Chapel Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Cumberland County, Tennessee.

  3. 6.  Robert Ernest JohnsonRobert Ernest Johnson was born in 1892 in Tennessee; died in 1957.

    Robert married Ella Mae Ferrell. Ella was born in 1906 in Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Ella Mae FerrellElla Mae Ferrell was born in 1906 in Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 3. Ruby Mildred Johnson was born on 13 Sep 1926 in Cannon County, Tennessee; died on 28 Feb 2016 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Henry J(ohn) Bess was born on 22 Sep 1824 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died in 0Mar 1920 in Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in Dismal Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Henry married Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Crook on 5 Sep 1856 in Wilson County, Tennessee. Mary (daughter of Robinson Crook and Delia Etheridge) was born on 12 Oct 1829 in (Wilson County) Tennessee; died on 27 Sep 1894 in (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried in Dismal Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Crook was born on 12 Oct 1829 in (Wilson County) Tennessee (daughter of Robinson Crook and Delia Etheridge); died on 27 Sep 1894 in (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried in Dismal Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 4. William Henry "Wild Bill" Bess was born on 4 Jun 1858 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; died on 5 Aug 1937 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried in Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.
    2. Luster Bess
    3. FNU Bess

  3. 10.  James "Jim" George was born on 5 Feb 1796 in Virginia; died on 28 Apr 1893 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    James married Mary "Polly" Dunn. Mary (daughter of William Dunn and Elizabeth Bradley) was born on 10 Mar 1806 in Wilson County, Tennessee; died on 20 Mar 1890 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Mary "Polly" Dunn was born on 10 Mar 1806 in Wilson County, Tennessee (daughter of William Dunn and Elizabeth Bradley); died on 20 Mar 1890 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Kezziah George was born on 10 Mar 1831 in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee; died on 18 Dec 1918 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Henry George was born in 1840 in (Wilson County) Tennessee; died on 21 Dec 1928 in Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    3. James George was born in 1840 in (Wilson County) Tennessee.
    4. Rebecca George was born in 1845 in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee; died in 1873 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. 5. Aretta "Eda" George was born in 1848 in (Wilson County) Tennessee; died after 1910 in (Tennessee).


Generation: 5

  1. 18.  Robinson Crook was born in 1801 in Virginia (son of James Crook and Frances Robinson); died before 1860 in DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Robinson married Delia Etheridge on 5 Apr 1820 in Wilson County, Tennessee. Delia was born in 1805 in Tennessee; died in 1900 in Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 19.  Delia Etheridge was born in 1805 in Tennessee; died in 1900 in Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 9. Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Crook was born on 12 Oct 1829 in (Wilson County) Tennessee; died on 27 Sep 1894 in (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried in Dismal Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Matthew Crook was born in 1831 in Tennessee.
    3. Tilman Crook was born in 1840 in Tennessee; died in 1911.
    4. William Crook was born in 1842 in Tennessee.
    5. Washington Crook was born in 1844 in Tennessee; died on 18 Mar 1922.
    6. Elender Crook was born in 1846 in Tennessee.
    7. Jeremiah Crook was born in 1848 in Tennessee.

  3. 22.  William Dunn was born in 1790 in (Virginia); died in 1850 in Wilson County, Tennessee.

    William married Elizabeth Bradley on 11 Dec 1810 in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee. Elizabeth was born in 1795 in (Cumberland County) Virginia; died in 1870 in Wilson County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 23.  Elizabeth Bradley was born in 1795 in (Cumberland County) Virginia; died in 1870 in Wilson County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 11. Mary "Polly" Dunn was born on 10 Mar 1806 in Wilson County, Tennessee; died on 20 Mar 1890 in DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried in George Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. William Dunn was born in 1810; died in 1880.
    3. Thomas B. Dunn was born in 1811; died in 1900.


Generation: 6

  1. 36.  James Crook was born in 1760-1770 in (Virginia, a British Colony in America) (son of George Crook and Sally Ethridge); died before 1850.

    James married Frances Robinson on 24 Dec 1793 in Brunswick County, Virginia. Frances was born in 1770-1780 in Virginia; died after 1850. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 37.  Frances Robinson was born in 1770-1780 in Virginia; died after 1850.
    Children:
    1. 18. Robinson Crook was born in 1801 in Virginia; died before 1860 in DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. John Crook


Generation: 7

  1. 72.  George Crook

    George married Sally Ethridge. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 73.  Sally Ethridge
    Children:
    1. 36. James Crook was born in 1760-1770 in (Virginia, a British Colony in America); died before 1850.