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CROSS, Mary Jane, 22 Jan 1828 - 22 Jan 1853. "Wife of John Cross." (d/o Lewis Green and Sarah Jane Carter Hening Lanier; married 12 Nov, 1850 to John Finch Cross who was b. in Mt. Pleasant, Maury Co., Tn. and died during the Civil War in 1865. Ref: Terry - - "Dear children, I have from thee gone, etc."); (Hunter Meetinghouse - "Dearest Mary, Thou hast left us, o're thy loss we deeply mourn, But tis Christ who did protect Thee, loved the best and took the home, Dear children, I have gone from thee, released from pain, weep not for me, And friends thats dear, I'll not forget, In Heaven I hope to meet you yet.")
Well according to the book Civil War in Maury County Tennessee John Cross was with the 3rd Tenn. Inf. and died in Mississippi. His body could be there.
Information by Mary Bob McClain Richardson, 4/23/2006
. Revised photos by Wayne Austin, 12 Mar 2008