Henry Crossley

Male1832–20 February 1880

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Crossley was born in 1832, in King Township, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Daniel Oliver Crossley, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Ann Downey, was 25. He lived in Maryborough, Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 20 February 1880, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 48.

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Daniel Oliver Crossley
Nancy Ann Downey
George Crossley
Aaron Crossley
Henry Crossley
William Crossley
James Crossley
Sarah Crossley
Hannah Crossley
Caroline Crossley

Sources (3)

  • Henry Coosley in household of Willm Armstrong, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Henry Crossley, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Henry Crosly, "Canada Census, 1851"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 35

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


Age 37



Age 39

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Crossley in Mirfield, Yorkshire, named from Old English cros ‘cross’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively, a topographic name for someone who lived at a clearing with a cross, from Middle English cros + lei(e).

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

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