Huldah C. Crossett

October 1852–December 1927 (Age 75)
Jersey, Illinois, United States

The Life of Huldah C.

When Huldah C. Crossett was born in October 1852, in Jersey, Illinois, United States, her father, James R. Crossett, was 30 and her mother, Martha Ann Davis, was 32. She married Houston Taylor Estes on 18 January 1872, in Jersey, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Muscogee Creek Nation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900. She died in December 1927, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Houston Taylor Estes
Huldah C. Crossett
Marriage: 18 January 1872
Albro Berton Estes
Lena Pearl Estes

Spouse and Children

    Houston Taylor Estes



18 January 1872
Jersey, Illinois, United States


    Albro Berton Estes



Parents and Siblings

    James R. Crossett


    Martha Ann Davis





    Anna Maria Crossett


    James R Crossett



    Margaret M Crossett


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World Events (8)

1854 · First Governor of Kansas Territory

Age 2

The first governor of Kansas Territory was Andrew Reeder. He served from July 7, 1854 - August 16, 1855.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 4

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: of uncertain derivation; perhaps from Gaelic crosaid ‘little cross’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Halda C Crosset in household of James Crossett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hulda C Estes in household of Houston Estes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hulda C Estes in household of Houston Estes, "United States Census, 1900"

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