Roland Burt Crosby

1807–1893 (Age 86)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Roland Burt

When Roland Burt Crosby was born in 1807, in Alabama, United States, his father, John Crosby Sr, was 44 and his mother, Susan Lucinda Lousia Burns, was 35. He married Mary in 1826, in Clarke, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Mississippi, United States in 1845. He died in 1893, in Clarke, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Roland Burt Crosby
1807–1893
Mary
1810–1849
Marriage: 1826
Elizabeth Crosby
1827–1880
Mary Jane Crosby
1832–
Henry Crosby
1834–
Lucinda Crosby
1836–
James Roland Crosby
1840–1908
James A. Crosby
1840–1911
William M Crosby
1844–1922
Amelia C Crosby
1845–1922
Abigail Crosby
1848–1930
Ann Crosby
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1826
Clarke, Mississippi, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1817

Age 10

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland and northern England that are named with Old Norse kross ‘cross’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Scottish and English surname (see 1 above) adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Chrosáin ( see McCrossen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • R B Crosby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • R B Crosby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rowland B Crosby, "United States Census, 1850"

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