John Crossland

about 1780–
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Crossland was born about 1780, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 3 sons with Mrs John Crossland.

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Family Time Line

John Crossland
1780–
Mrs John Crossland
1782–
John Crosland
1806–
Henry Crossland
1814–1863
Thomas Crossland
1828–1898

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 21

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 28

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 35

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in the parish of Almondbury, West Yorkshire, named Crosland, from Old English cros ‘cross’ + land ‘newly cultivated land’.

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

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