Junius Crossland

14 October 1820–22 September 1853 (Age 32)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Junius

When Junius Crossland was born on 14 October 1820, in London, Middlesex, England, his father, Nathaniel Valentine Crossland, was 26 and his mother, Eleanor West, was 22. He married Frances Ann Otton on 29 May 1841, in City of London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Long Lane, London, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851. In 1851, at the age of 30, his occupation is listed as an umbrella maker in London, Middlesex, England. He died on 22 September 1853, in Green River, Carter, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Junius Crossland
Frances Ann Otton
Marriage: 29 May 1841
Eleanor Amelia Crossland
Frances Mary Ann Crossland
Eliza Luff Crossland
Emma Elizabeth Crossland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1841City of London, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 3
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 10
    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

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in the parish of Almondbury, Yorkshire, named Crosland, from Old English cros ‘cross’ + land ‘newly cultivated land’.

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

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    Junius Crossland

    JUNIUS CROSSLAND by Delna Powell Written October 10, 2003 with updates March 2004 Junius was born October 14, 1820 at London, Middlesex, England1 the son of Nathaniel Valentine Crossland and El …

    Sources (28)

    • John Crossland in entry for Francis M Lasswell, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Julius Crossland, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Junius Crossland in entry for Eleanor Amelia Mcdonald, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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