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much of my Rosamon information comes from the posting on Rootsweb by Jackie Utley, great-granddaughter of Robert Lee Rosamon

Robert Lee Rosamon

9-2-1871 to 2-11-1947




Nannie Meadows Fairless

Ida E

Cora Mae Jackson

John Henry Rosamon

James R Rosamon

Nora Alcena

William Irby Rosamon



Sallie E.E. King

2nd marriage to

Mary Buckingam?




1895-Lela Mae Porter

1898-Ida Ione Rosamon (Craig Asher Agee)

1900-Mattie L. Miller

c.1904-Carrie Ballentine

1905-Henry Lafayette Rosamon



John Wesley Rosamon


 Mary Elizabeth Warmath Rosamon

spouse 1's parents:

Daniel Crafton King & (Miss) Reeves


spouse 2'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)


1880 census Crockett Co, TN, dist. 3, Gadsden (same page as his aunts Ruthy Lucinda Warren and Mary Warmath):

JW Rosamon, age 38, born TN of a father born in NC and a mother born in SC, farmer

Wife ME, age 29, born in TN of a father born in NC and a mother born in TN?

Son JL, age 16 (all children born in TN)

Daughter NN, age 14

Daughter Ida E, age 12

Daughter Cora, age 10

Son RL, age 8

Son JH, age 6

Son Jim C, age 4

Daughter Nora A, age 1

Also in the house: Elizabeth Warmath, widow, age 75, no relationship listed, born in TN of parents born in TN

Also in house W.D. Bunn (m) age 22,  laborer, born in TN of parents born in TN.


6-26-1892 Crockett County marriage records R.L. "Rosmond" and Sallie E.E. King. Postings on rootsweb by Jackie Utley, great-granddaughter of Robert Rosamon and Sallie King, say that she was born 8-2-1868 and died 9-15-1937; her father's name was Daniel Crafton King and her mother's maiden name was Reeves.

1900 census, Crockett County

Robert Rosamon, born Sept 1871, married 7 years, farmer and dairyman

Wife Sallie E, born Aug. 1869, mother of 3 all of whom are living

Daughter Lela M, born May 1895

Daughter Ida,  born Dec. 1897

Daughter Matie L, born April 1900

Servant Loney Craig, white female, born Feb 1882

Boarder Walter Lemons, white male day laborer, born Jan 1881


1910 census, Crockett County

(note: the households above him are his brother William and his father, and the household below is his aunt Ruthy Warren)

Robert L. Rosamon, farmer, age 38, married 18 years

Wife Sarah E, age 37, born in TN of parents born in TN, mother of 5 of whom 5 are living, all born in TN

Daughter Lela M, age 14

Daughter Ida S, age 11

Daughter Mattie L, age 9

Daughter Carrie B, age 6

Son Henry L, age 4

Hired Man James Crowe, age 62 and married, born in TN of parents born in TN.


1920 Crockett County, Civil District 2:

Bob "Rosman," age 48, farmer

Wife Mary S, age 51

Daughter "Leda" M, age 24, marked as married but still with last name Rosamon, so suspect census taker mistake

Daughter Carrie B, age 17, single

Son Henry L, age 14

Sister-in-law Bertha Buckingham, single, age 32

sister-in-law Lyda Buckingham, single, both born in TN of parents born in TN.

(Note that the age gap between Mary and her presumed sisters is almost two decades.)

10-15-1920 Humboldt Courier Chronicle: Interesting items from Gadsden: Mrs. Nannie Fairless of Laneview spent several days last week at the bedside of her brother, Robert L. Rosamon.

11-12-1920, HCC: To the delight of his friends and loved ones, Bob Rosamon is able to be out after a confinement of nearly 3 months. (Same issue, different section) Mr. & Mrs. Irby Rosamon and son William of Memphis spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. JW Rosamon.

2-11-1947 Tuesday from The Jackson Sun "RL Rosamon's Funeral Services Held at Church Here": Funerals services for R.L. Rosamond, 76, who died at Memorial Hospital Sunday night after being struck by an automobile at the corner of Hays and Lexington, were held this afternoon at 1 o'clock from Hays Avenue Methodist Church by the Rev. Harry Estes of Milan. Burial was in the Rosamond Cemetery at Gadsden.

    Mr. Rosamond was born in Gadsden and lived there about 45 years, being a farmer and grist mill operator. He moved to Dyer county thereafter and came to Jackson six years ago, when he retired, and was making his home with a daughter, Mrs. Ida Craig, 266 Jackson St. He was a member of the Gadsden Baptist Church.

    Surviving besides his daughter, Mrs. Craig, are a son, H.L. Rosamond of Blytheville, Ark., three other daughters, Mrs. J.H. Ballentine of Flint Mich, Mrs. C.N. Miller of Granite City, IL, and Mrs. E.E. Porter of Alton, IL; two brothers, John Rosamond and Jim Rosamond of Humboldt, a sister, Mrs. David P. Jackson of Melrose, NM; five granddaughters and two grandsons. Pallbearers were J.J. Taylor, Homer Morgan, R.S. Newman, J.A. Blackwell, E.L. Cannon and G.M. Payton.

2-13-1947 Crockett Times: Elderly Man Killed by Auto in Jackson: Jackson's first 1947 traffic fatality had been chalked up Monday with the death of R.L. Rosamond, 76, who died at Memorial Hospital at 10:30 Sunday night after being struck by an automobile two hours earlier. The accident occurred at an intersection after the driver of the car, identified by Police Chief Robert Mainord as Boyd Armstrong, 23, of Jackson, went ahead at the green light traffic signal. Chief Mainord said Armstrong had the car in low gear and that evidence indicated Mr. Rosamond stepped into its path.

    Mr. Rosamon was taken to Memorial Hospital in a Griffin ambulance. He suffered head injuries and a broken arm. The victim lived with his daughter and was on his way to attend church when the accident occurred...Mr. Rosamond, a retired farmer, formerly lived in Crockett County... (then repeats same survivors as Jackson Sun.)