Martha J. Crosby

6 January 1870–17 January 1872 (Age 2)
New Auburn, Sibley, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Martha J.

When Martha J. Crosby was born on 6 January 1870, in New Auburn, Sibley, Minnesota, United States, her father, James Willet Crosby, was 25 and her mother, Elsie L Green, was 22. She died on 17 January 1872, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in New Auburn, Sibley, Minnesota, United States.

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James Willet Crosby
Elsie L Green
Martha J. Crosby
Leonard Green Crosby
Arthur Garfield Crosby
Wells L. Crosby
Blanche Twiner Crosby

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World Events (2)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Martha Crosby in household of James Crosby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha J. Crosby, "Find A Grave Index"

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