Frederick Strong Crossman

22 March 1861–30 January 1947 (Age 85)
South Hadley Falls, South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick Strong

When Frederick Strong Crossman was born on 22 March 1861, in South Hadley Falls, South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Elisha Crossman, was 35 and his mother, Eunice Pauline Pomeroy, was 36. He married Emma Jane Lewis on 14 October 1886, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 30 January 1947, in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

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Frederick Strong Crossman
Emma Jane Lewis
Marriage: 14 October 1886
Edna E. Crossman

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  • Marriage
    14 October 1886Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset and Devon): topographic name for someone who lived by a cross, from Middle English cros, cros(s)e + man.Americanized form of German Crössmann or Krössmann: from Middle Low German krōs, krüs ‘pitcher’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for maker of these; alternatively, a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, from Middle High German kroese ‘tripe’.Americanized form of German Grossmann .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Fred T. Crossman in entry for Edna E. Crossman, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Fred Crossman, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Fred S. Crossman in entry for Wayne S. Keyes and Edna Crossman, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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