Olive Raymond Crossgrove

Brief Life History of Olive Raymond

When Olive Raymond Crossgrove was born on 31 March 1845, in Centreville, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, Charles Wright Crossgrove, was 42 and her mother, Theresa Raymond, was 42. She married John Rigby Gabbott on 27 March 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 5 July 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rigby Gabbott
Olive Raymond Crossgrove
Marriage: 27 March 1879
Lewis Crossgrove Gabbott
Adam Gabbott
Bayard Crossgrove Gabbott
Emma Gabbott

Sources (22)

  • 1860 United States Census for Olive Crossgrove in household of Adam Spear
  • 1879 Utah Marriage of John Gabbott & Oliver Raymond Crossgrove, Sealing in Endowment House 27 March 1879 (see ordinances)
  • 1888 Utah Salt Lake County Death Record for Olive Raymond Crossgrove Gabbott

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish: possibly a variant of Cosgrove .

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

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