CROSBY FAMILY of Sullivan County, NH
Transcribed and contributed to Genealogy Trails by Janice Farnsworth - Farns10th@aol.com
Source: History of Charlestown, NH - Fort 4 by Rev. Henry H. Saunderson pub 1876,
Dr. Samuel Crosby settled at Charlestown, NH 1783. He was orig. from Shrewsbury, MA. son of Dr. Samuel Crosby Sr. and wife, Azubah (How) Crosby. They had eleven children and he was the 2d child, b. Sept. l2, 1756. He m. Dec. l9, 1789 Ruth Terry dau of Benjamin Terry and wife, Hannah Terry of Enfield, CT. Their children:
1. Samuel Crosby b. Sep. l2, 179l m. 1832 Emily Gilchrist dau of Capt. James Gilchrist. She was b. 1808
2. Louisa Crosby b. 1793 d. 1794
3. Henry Crosby b. Sep. 30, 1794 drowned at Montpelier, VT May 20, 1823.
4. Harriet Crosby b. May l6, 1799 d. 1802 (note, she d. just as the family returned from the funeral of her father.)
The pedigree of this family was furnished by George Olcott, Esq., as follows:
Simon Crosby came from ENG to Cambridge, MA thence to Billerica, MA abt l650 and died there. His son, Simon Crosby, Jr. died at Billerica. Samuel Crosby, son of Simon Crosby, Jr. b. abt 1700 m. Dorothy Brown of Billerica, MA removed to Shrewsbury, MA and d. abt 1750. Samuel Crosby, Jr. son of Samuel Crosby, was b. 1732 m. Azubah Howe, dau of James Howe of Worcester, MA and res: Winchendon, MA. Dr. Samuel Crosby was son of Samuel Crosby, Jr.
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