Samuel McCroskey

31 March 1864–12 September 1865 (Age 1)
Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel McCroskey was born on 31 March 1864, in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Sharp McCroskey, was 51 and his mother, Myranday Jane M Cunningham, was 37. He died on 12 September 1865, at the age of 1, and was buried in Prospect, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Sharp McCroskey
1812–1894
Myranday Jane M Cunningham
1826–1899
Robert James McCroskey
1847–1905
Dithela McCrosky
1850–
Madison McCROSKEY
1868–1872
Mary Jane McCroskey
1848–
Dorothula McCroskey
1849–1856
Marcus W McCroskey
1852–1890
William McCroskey
1854–1858
Sarah Ann McCroskey
1856–1934
John Ellis "Dock" McCroskey
1859–1908
Harriet McCroskey
1861–1865
Samuel McCroskey
1864–1865
Cornelia Myranda McCroskey
1870–1959
Charles Cowan McCroskey
1873–1875

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1865
Age 1
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy
Age 1
In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

Name Meaning

Scottish: metathesized Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cosgraich ‘son of Coscrach’, a byname meaning ‘victorious’, ‘triumphant’ from coscur ‘victory, triumph’. Compare Irish Cosgrove .

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

Possible Related Names

McCrosky
Cosgrove

Sources (1)

  • Samuel McCroskey, "Find A Grave Index"

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