Franklin Crosby

about 1877–25 November 1894 (Age 17)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Crosby was born about 1877, in Georgia, United States, his father, Silas A Crosby, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Hall, was 36. He lived in District 457, Appling, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 25 November 1894, at the age of 17, and was buried in United States.

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Silas A Crosby
Sarah Hall
Jehu C. Crosby
John C. Crosby
Franklin Crosby
James S Crosby
John Jackson Crosby
William Wallace Crosby
Minnie E. Crosby
Edward A. Crosby
Bertha Crosby

Parents and Siblings

    Silas A Crosby


    Sarah Hall




+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Franklin Crosby in household of Silas A Crosby, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank Crosby, "United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969"
  • Frank Crosby, "Find A Grave Index"

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