Mary Ann Crosby

27 March 1883–3 May 1914 (Age 31)
Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Crosby was born on 27 March 1883, in Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States, her father, Jesse Wentworth Crosby Sr., was 62 and her mother, Minna Lisetta Bauer, was 38. She married Sherman Allphin Thomas on 21 April 1900, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Overton, Humboldt, Nevada, United States in 1910. She died on 3 May 1914, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Pioneer Hill Cemetery, Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Allphin Thomas
Mary Ann Crosby
Marriage: 21 April 1900
Sherman Thomas Jr
Nevada Thomas
Helen Lucette Thomas
Magnolia Fern Thomas
John Crosby Thomas
Mary Louise Thomas

Spouse and Children

21 April 1900
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 13

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 Crosby in household of Minnie Crosby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Thomas in household of Sherman Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marian Crosby in entry for John Crosby Thomas, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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