David Crosby Jr

6 September 1737–16 November 1816 (Age 79)
Harwich, Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary 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.

Photos and Memories (9)

Do you know David? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+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

1 Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland and northern England that are named with Old Norse kross ‘cross’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Scottish and English surname (see 1 above) adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Chrosáin ( see McCrossen ).

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

Possible Related Names


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, "United States Census, 1800" - South East, Dutchess, New York, United States

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.