Friday, August 28, 2015
Honorable William P. Ross
The life and times of Hon. William P. Ross, By William Potter Ross
William Potter Ross was a native of the old Cherokee Nation, born August 28, 1820, at the foot of Lookout mountain on Tennessee river, seven miles south from Chattanooga. He was the son of John G. Ross, a Scotchman, and Eliza Ross, a Cherokee daughter of Daniel Ross and Mollie McDonald, who was the daughter of John McDonald and Anna Shorey.