David Crosby Jr

Male6 September 1737–16 November 1816

Brief Life History of David

When David Crosby Jr was born on 6 September 1737, in Harwich, Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, his father, David Crosby, was 28 and his mother, Reliance Hopkins, was 27. He married Bethiah Paddock about 1757, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Dutchess, New York, United States in 1790 and Southeast, Dutchess, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 November 1816, in Putnam, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Southeast, Putnam, New York, United States.

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David Crosby Jr
Bethiah Paddock
Marriage: about 1757
Thankful Crosby
David Crosby
about 1760–1834
Peter Crosby
Bethiah Crosby
Deborah Crosby
Sarah Crosby

Sources (7)

  • David Crosby Jr, "United States Census, 1790" - Fredericksontown, Dutchess, New York, United States
  • David Crosby, "United States Census, 1810" - South East, Dutchess, New York, United States
  • David Crosby, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1757New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 39

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 39

    New York is the 11th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 44

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old Norse kross ‘cross’ + ‘farm, settlement’ in Lancashire, Cumberland, Westmorland, North Yorkshire, and Lincolnshire.

    Irish: surname adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Mac an Chrosáin (see McCrossen ).

    History: The surname of the Irish family of Crosbie is ultimately derived from providing the chief bards to the O’Mores, Chiefs of Leix: crosán means ‘bard’ or ‘satirist’. Pádraic Mac Crosáin or Mac An Chrosáin took the Anglicized name Patrick Crosbie c. 1583.

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

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