Martha J. Crosby

Female6 January 1870–17 January 1872

Brief Life History 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 Lee Greene, 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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Family Time Line

James Willet Crosby
1844–1931
Elsie Lee Greene
1847–1931
Crosby
1869–
Martha J. Crosby
1870–1872
Dr. Leonard Green Crosby
1873–1957
Arthur Garfield Crosby
1880–1915
Wells L Crosby
1887–1932
Blanche Twiner Crosby
1888–1918

Sources (2)

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

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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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

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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