Mary Martha Crosset

16 June 1842–3 November 1924 (Age 82)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Martha

When Mary Martha Crosset was born on 16 June 1842, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James R. Crossett, was 20 and her mother, Martha Ann Davis, was 22. She married Theodore Richey on 28 March 1867, in Jersey, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in English Township, Jersey, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Quarry Township, Jersey, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 3 November 1924, in Grafton, Jersey, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grafton, Jersey, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Richey
Mary Martha Crosset
Marriage: 28 March 1867
Walter Cameron Richey
Laura Richey

Spouse and Children

28 March 1867
Jersey, Illinois, United States


    Walter Cameron Richey


    Laura Richey


Parents and Siblings

    James R. Crossett


    Martha Ann Davis





    Anna Maria Crossett


    James R Crossett



    Margaret M Crossett


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 21

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Richey in household of Theodore Richey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary M Cropet in household of James Cropet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Richey in household of Theodore Richey, "United States Census, 1920"

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