Caroline Josephine Ostrander, Crosby

13 July 1847–8 July 1922 (Age 74)
Waterford, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline Josephine

When Caroline Josephine Ostrander, Crosby was born on 13 July 1847, in Waterford, Oakland, Michigan, United States, her father, Walter Ostrander, was 37 and her mother, Esther Eliza Morrison, was 27. She married William Harvey Crosby on 12 February 1862, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Iron City, Iron, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 60 years. She died on 8 July 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Harvey Crosby
Caroline Josephine Ostrander, Crosby
Marriage: 12 February 1862
William David Crosby
George Harvey Crosby
Byron Robert Crosby Sr.
Robert Morrison Crosby
Pearl Elyn Crosby
Gail Crosby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1862Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1852: Iron, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Iron, Utah, United States
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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.

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    Sources (55)

    • Caroline Crosby, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Caroline in entry for George Harvey Crosby, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Caroline J O Crosby, "United States Census, 1920"

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