from H.H. Smith page 1-3 Sullivan County, TN Cross Family
Elijah Cross II married Catharine Cook, who I think, lived in Cook's Valley, Tennessee. (This valley is between Blountville and Kingsport from Blountville). I have heard my grandfather, Wm. K. Cross speak highly of his mother. He was proud of the fact that she was a "Cook".
To this marriage the following children were born: Jones Cross, Wm. K. Cross, ( my grandfather ), John Cross the father of J. C.. Cross, Mary Hicks, etc.), David Cross (he was called Bony Dave - (I knew him well), Jacob Cross (who left this section when young), Elijah Cross III (who was killed in a difficulty in Union, now Bluff City--have heard my mother talk about his being killed), Rebecca Cross, who married William Barnes, and Kate Cross, who married John Roller. She was the mother of Solomon, James, Noah, Adam, John and William Roller and of two or three daughters, Elizabeth Cross, who married ____Wright, and Jane Cross, who married____ Wright. I understand those Wrights went to Missouri years ago. I have never seen any of them or their posterity
After the death of his first wife Elijah Cross II married Polly Malone. The following children were born: James, Samuel or Sink as we called him, his real name was Sinclair I understand. Also, Andrew and Frank. James Cross married a Cox and they had five or six children. Some of them attended a school taught by me at Buffalo about forty-five years ago. Josie Cross married Bob Milhorn. Brainard Cross lives in Missouri or Oklahoma. Ed Cross lived in Kentucky. Walter Cross, who married Lola Crussell, is dead. Julia Cross married Ed Braham and now lives near Sanford, Tennessee. She has four children - -Walter, Kenneth,______ and Sylvia. This James Cross died about fifty or fifty-five years ago, near the mouth of Beaver Creek near where David Lindamood lived.