Luther Crossman

27 June 1796–11 March 1888 (Age 91)
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Luther

When Luther Crossman was born on 27 June 1796, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Noah Crossman, was 42 and his mother, Huldah Hayden, was 57. He married Charlotte Darling on 28 March 1816, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1850 and Rhode Island, United States in 1870. He died on 11 March 1888, in Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Luther Crossman
Charlotte Darling
Marriage: 28 March 1816
Russel Crossman
Eliza Ann Crossman
Rachel Maria Crossman
Joel Crossman
Ezra Andros Crossman
Luther Crossman Jr
Jerod Crossman
Maranda Crossman
Mary Jane Crossman
Harriet Melvina Crossman
Rufus Crossman

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  • Marriage
    28 March 1816Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1811 · USS Revenge
    Age 15
    On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 24
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset and Devon): topographic name for someone who lived by a cross, from Middle English cros, cros(s)e + man.Americanized form of German Crössmann or Krössmann: from Middle Low German krōs, krüs ‘pitcher’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for maker of these; alternatively, a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, from Middle High German kroese ‘tripe’.Americanized form of German Grossmann .

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Luther Crossman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Luther Brossman, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Luther Crossman, "United States Census, 1870"

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