Maria Wilcox

May 1842–after 1900 (Age 57)
Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Wilcox was born in May 1842, in Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, Ozias Wilcox, was 38 and her mother, Emily Wilcox, was 33. She married John Adney Crossett in 1870, in Herkimer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Newport, Newport, Herkimer, New York, United States for about 5 years and Schuyler, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1900. She died after 1900, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

John Adney Crossett
Maria Wilcox
Marriage: 1870
Martha Crossett
Charles H Crossett
Frank W Crossett
Millard A. Crossett

Spouse and Children

Herkimer, New York, United States


    Martha Crossett


    Charles H Crossett


    Frank W Crossett



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World Events (7)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 21

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Miria Crosset in household of Adney Crosset, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Maria Crossett in household of Adison Crossett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maria Wilcox in household of Ozias Wilcox, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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