Samuel Wallace Crosby

5 February 1909–2 July 1984 (Age 75)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Samuel Wallace

When Samuel Wallace Crosby was born on 5 February 1909, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Joshua Alma Crosby, was 46 and his mother, Lena Albertina Mathis, was 44. He married Mae Dodds on 6 July 1929, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in World in 1914 and United States in 1930. He died on 2 July 1984, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Panguitch City Cemetery, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wallace Crosby
1909–1984
Mae Dodds
1906–1968
Marriage: 6 July 1929
Geraldine Crosby
1930–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 July 1929
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · McKay-Dee Hospital Opens its Doors

Age 1

To honor Thomas D. Dee, his wife and her children built a hospital as a memorial to him. Located on 24th Street and Harrison the hospital served the community for 59 years. After it closed its doors in 1969, a new hospital was constructed near 39th street and Harrison in 1971. Located next to another hospital, the two hospitals ultimately merged together bearing both names of McKay, after David O. McKay, and Thomas Dee, to honor the hospital that served the surrounding area for many years. The McKay-Dee Hospital is still in operation but has moved from its original spot.
1929

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland and northern England that are named with Old Norse kross ‘cross’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Scottish and English surname (see 1 above) adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Chrosáin ( see McCrossen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Wallace Crosby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Samuel Wallace Crosby in household of Lena Albertina Mathis Crosby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Samuel Wallace Crosby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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