George Henry Crosby Sr.

25 October 1846–10 October 1916 (Age 69)
Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of George Henry

When George Henry Crosby Sr. was born on 25 October 1846, in Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, Jesse Wentworth Crosby Sr., was 25 and his mother, Hannah Elida Baldwin, was 26. He married Sarah Hannah Brown on 5 April 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1908. He died on 10 October 1916, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Crosby Sr.
1846–1916
Sarah Hannah Brown
1851–1932
Marriage: 5 April 1869
Benjaman Brown Crosby
1869–1945
George Henry Crosby Jr
1872–1938
William Hanson Crosby
1874–1891
Lorenzo Crosby
1875–1904
Sarah Amelia Crosby
1878–1950
Jesse Edward Crosby
1880–1931
John Alma Crosby
1882–1918
Charles Wilkinson Crosby
1884–1947
Albert Walter Crosby
1886–1983
Helaman Crosby
1889–1889
Frances Crosby
1891–1891
Frank Crosby
1891–1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 15
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old Norse kross ‘cross’ + ‘farm, settlement’ in Lancashire, Cumberland, Westmorland, North Yorkshire, and Lincolnshire.Irish: surname adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Mac an Chrosáin (see McCrossen ).History: The surname of the Irish family of Crosbie is ultimately derived from providing the chief bards to the O’Mores, Chiefs of Leix: crosán means ‘bard’ or ‘satirist’. Pádraic Mac Crosáin or Mac An Chrosáin took the Anglicized name Patrick Crosbie c. 1583.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Crosbie
    McCrossen

    Story Highlight

    LIFE SKETCH OF JOSEPH ALVIN RENCHER

    Written by Joseph Alvin Rencher My first Rencher ancestor to come to America was John Rencher and his wife Elizabeth. They left England and went to Ireland and from Ireland to America and settled in …

    Sources (65)

    • George H Crosby, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • 1916, George Henry Crosby, "Utah, County Marriages"
    • 1938, George H. Crosby in entry for George Henry Jr. Crosby, "Utah Death Certificates"

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