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Ross/ Staples Family

Linda Staples Linda Staples

posted on May 19, 2012 and updated on May 19, 2012

I am looking for information about my Great Grandmother Edna Ross. She was a full blooded Choctaw. She was born somewhere around 1890-1900. Her father’s name was Sam Ross. She resided in Oklahoma. She married Eugene Staples, who was half Indian, possibly Choctaw. She had 6 children, Thomas Lee Staples, my grand dad Jimmie Wilburt Staples, born August 20, 1914 on a reservation in Okemulgee Oklahoma, Frank Staples, Sampson Staples and Gertrude Staples. Edna passed during Childbirth. I believe all of her children were born on a reservation. Eugene Staples was born somewhere around 1865 in Louisanna. Eventually they moved to Arkanas.