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Some of this information comes from Nell Murchison, Jean Murchison, Connie Lane, Martha Avery Molly (Mullins) Hoffman and Mrs. CC James, Crockett Co. TN Historian. Also Hugh Dunlap's thorough research is all over the internet.

 James Rocholle Rosamon

3-24-1876 to 6-9-1951




1865-Nannie Meadows Fairless

c.1868-Ida E

1870-Cora Mae Jackson

1871-Robert L Rosamon

1873/4-John Henry Rosamon

1879-Nora Alcena

1881-William Irby Rosamon



Leona W.

died c.1946



foster child James R. Smith


John Wesley Rosamon


 Mary Elizabeth Warmath Rosamon

spouse 's parents:

maternal grandparents:

Henry Warmath & Elizabeth Fly

paternal grandparents:

John D. Rosamon & Elizabeth Hefley

maternal aunts & uncles:

William Warmath; 1827-Micajah Washington Warmath; 1828-Sarah Alcenia Warmath Lewis; 1830-Thomas Dixon Warmath; 1832-Henry H Warmath; 1834-John Wesley Warmath 1834; 1838-Chesterfield Warmath; 1842-Julius Joseph Warmath; 1846-Robert H Warmath


paternal aunts & uncles:

1829-Henry C Rosamon, c.1831-Margaret Rosamon (Henderson), c.1833-Nancy Rosamon (Bell), c. 1835-Julia Ann Rosamon (Smith), 1838-Mary J Rosamon (Warmath), c. 1839-George M Rosamon, 1844-LDH (boy) died 1845, 1846-Ruthy Lucinda Rosamon (Warren), c. 1849-Sarah Rosamon (Avery)

1900 census, Crockett Co. dist. 3 (same page as his aunt, Ruthy Lucinda Warren):

note: the census taker listed at the top of the page is John H. Rosamon--believe that's John Wesley's son

note also: John Wesley's son Robert is also in Crockett County District 3 in the 1900 census

John W. Rosamon, age 57, married 37 years, farmer, born Sept 1842 in TN, father born NC, mother born SC

Wife Mary E, born Dec. 1840 in TN of parents born in TN, mother of 9 of whom 7 are living & all born in TN

Son John H, farmer, born Nov. 1873, married 0 years

Daughter-in-law Lela B, born Apr. 1876 in TN of parents born in TN, married 0 years (may be Lelia Phelan Rosamon)

Son James R., bookkeeper, born Mar 1876

Daughter Nora A, born Jan. 1879

Son William I, farm laborer, born Sept 1881

Niece Minnie I Warmath, born Apr 1870 in TN of parents born in TN

Boarder Sam S. Morton, farm laborer, born June 1883.


1910 census Tippah County MS, Ripley township, Jackson St:

James R. Rosamon, age 34, married 7 years, born TN of parents born TN, occupation: commercial traveler in grocery industry

Wife Leona W., age 29, mother of 0, born in TN of parents born in TN

Note regarding Tippah County, MS: James' cousin Laura Avery Warmath (daughter of his father's sister, Laura Rosamon Avery) and her family were also in Tippah County, MS in the 1920 and 1930 census.

1918 draft registration: James Rochelle Rosamon of Ripley, MS, born 3-24-1876, traveling salesman for Steward Swyme Co of Memphis. Nearest relative: Mrs. Leona Rosamon of Ripley. Of Medium height and medium build with blue eyes and brown hair.

1920 census Tippah County MS, Ripley Dist 62:

James Rosamon, age 43, traveling salesman in grocery industry

Wife Leona, age 38, born in TN of parents born in TN

"Son" Jimmie, age 5, born in MS of parents born in MS (a foster child, though that is not in any way indicated--but James' obit and the birthplace of his parents give say so).

Haven't found them in the 1930 census yet.

Crockett Times, Thursday 6-14-1951 "James R. Rosamond, retired salesman, 75, dies in Humboldt Home--Services were held at Hunt Funeral Home Sunday afternoon for James R. Rosamond, a retired salesman, who died at 6:00 p.m. Saturday night at his home in Humboldt after a long illness...Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Rosamond was 75. Born are reared at Gadsden, he was the son of the late John W. and Elizabeth Rosamond. He traveled for a wholesale Memphis grocery house and retired 6 years ago. He was a member of the First Baptist Church at Humboldt. His wife died 5 years ago. He leaves a foster son, James R. Smith of Columbia SC; a sister, Mrs. D.B. Jackson of Melrose, NM, and a brother John H. Rosamond of Humboldt." (Note: his brother William Irby also worked for a wholesale grocer in Memphis)