Mary Crosby

22 April 1746–about 1822 (Age 75)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Crosby was born on 22 April 1746, in London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Crosby, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Hill, was 25. She married Thomas Alsager on 12 May 1767, in Southwark, Surrey, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1746. She died about 1822, in Lambeth, Surrey, England, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Alsager
1738–1790
Mary Crosby
1746–1822
Marriage: 12 May 1767
Elizabeth Alsager
1770–1854
Mary Alsager
1771–1848
Ann Alsager
1773–1796
Margaret Alsager
1773–1826
Catherine Alsager
1776–1781
Thomas Massa Alsager
1779–1846
Richard Alsager
1781–1841
Charles Alsager
1784–1839
Caroline Alsager
1787–1868
John Alsager
1789–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1767
Southwark, Surrey, England
children

(10)

    Elizabeth Alsager

    Female1770–1854Female

    Mary Alsager

    Female1771–1848Female

    Ann Alsager

    Female1773–1796Female

    Margaret Alsager

    Female1773–1826Female

    Catherine Alsager

    Female1776–1781Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Mary Crosby

    Female1733–Female

    Female1738–Female

    James Crosby

    Male1739–1746Male

    Female1741–1746Female

    Female1743–1777Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 6

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 8

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 24

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

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)

  • Mary Alsager in entry for Margaret Alsager, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Mary Alsager in entry for Mary Alsager, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Mary Crosby, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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