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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.

 William Irby Rosamon

born 9-5-1881




1865-Nannie Meadows Fairless

c.1868-Ida E

1870-Cora Mae Jackson

1871-Robert L Rosamon

1873/4-John Henry Rosamon

1876-James R Rosamon

1879-Nora Alcena



Lucy May Rope




William Irby Rosamon Jr.


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, Crockett County (below his father's household, above his brother RL and his aunt Ruthy Lucinda Warren)

William I. Rosamon, age 27 (?), bookkeeper in cotton factory, married 3 years

Wife Luey M., 26, born in Arkansas of parents born in Ark., mother of 0 (though it looks like 6) of whom 0 are living

In his father's will (written in 1915, probated in 1917) William Irby is named one of the sons to execute the will if their mother is dead.

1918 draft registration: William Irby Rosamond of 1654 Monroe, Memphis, born 9-5-1881, occupation: salesman for Cole-McIntyre Norfleet Co, place of work: Linden Station, Memphis. Nearest kin: wife Lucy May Rosamond. Tall, medium build with blue eyes and light hair.

1920 census, Shelby County, Memphis TN, Monroe Avenue:

William I. Rosamon age 38, born in TN of parents born in the US, commercial traveler (I think)--wholesale grocery industry

Wife Lucy May, age 36, born in ARK, father born GA, mother Ark

Son William, age 7

Brother-in-law Douglas B Rope, age 21, born in Arkansas, father born GA, mother Arkansas, no occupation.

Humboldt Courier Chronicle, 11-19-1920: "Items of interest from Gadsden: Mr & Mrs Irby Rosamon and son William, of Memphis, spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. J.W. Rosamon."

1930 census, Shelby County TN, Memphis:

Wm. I. Rosamond, age 49, married at 26, occupation: salesman in wholesale grocery industry

Wife "Lena M" age 47, married at 21, born in ARK, and this time both parents also born in Arkansas

Son Wm. I. Jr, age 16.

Note that William Irby's brother James Rochelle Rosamon was also a traveling salesman in the grocery industry.