Sevilla M Shouse

Female17 January 1829–16 September 1883

Brief Life History of Sevilla M

When Sevilla M Shouse was born on 17 January 1829, in Ohio, United States, her father, Bernard VanHorn Shouse, was 32 and her mother, Rachael Parmer, was 27. She married Wilson Ross on 26 October 1848, in Franklin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 16 September 1883, in Salt Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Ross Cemetery, New Point, Salt Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilson Ross
Sevilla M Shouse
Marriage: 26 October 1848
John Stewart Ross
Celia A Ross
Henrietta Ross
Elizabeth J. Ross
Wilson C. Ross
Vesta Amelia Ross
Emma A. Ross
William Alfred Ross
Florence M. Ross

Sources (16)

  • Cevilla Ross in household of Wilson Ross, "United States Census, 1870"
  • S Shouse in entry for Thomas B Hughes and Nettie Ross Or Mitchell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Sabilla Ross in household of Wilson Ross, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1848Franklin, Indiana, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 1

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 7

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 17

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schauss .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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