William H Crosby

Male 1809 - 1888  (78 years)


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  • Name William H Crosby 
    Born 13 Oct 1809  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    WILL 20 Dec 1884  Greenwood, Sebastian County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will of William H. CROSBY, 1888

    Know all men by these presents that I William H. Crosby knowing the certainty of death and the uncertainty of life and being desirous of making disposion of what little property I have left and being desirous of partley compensating my dear friend R. H. Hunsuch and his wife Florance Hunsuch for ther kindness and care(?) I will and bequeath all my property both real and personal not disposed of during my lifetime and after the death and burial of myself and wife to my dear friend R. H. Hunsuch and his wife Florance Hunsuch and to their heirs and assigns for ever in fee.
    This disposion of my property is made because I hav done all for my children that I am able to do J. H. Crosby Wm M. Crosby, Sarah Craferd Antonett M. White and my grand gaugter Sarah E. Dawson and J. T. Crosby all I fell able to do.
    W H Crosby
    signed in our presence and declared to be his last will and testament and we sign at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other and the testator is in approve good health and sound in mind
    J. A. Nichols
    W. D. Nichols
    In the Probate Court of Sebastian County Arkansas
    Be it remembered that in this 7th day of March 1888, in vacation before the clerk, appeared in person John A Nichols of lawful age, who being duly sworn deposes and says that the foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of W. H. Crosby made and executed on or about the 20th day of December 1884, the same not having been date, is the genuine last will and testament of the said W. H. Crosby, and that the said W. H. Crosby signed the same in the presence of this deponent and in the presence of W. D. Nichols the other subscribing witness thereto and at the same time declared the same to be his last will and testament, that he the said W. H. Crosby was at that time over the age of twenty one years and of sound and disposing mind and memory, and that this deponent in the presence of said W. H. Crosby and at his request and in the presence of the said W D Nichols the other subscribing witness subscribed his name thereto as a witness; and that the said W. H. Crosby has since departed this life, in the Greenwood District of Sebastian County Arkansas.
    J. A. Nichols
    subscribed and sworn so before me on this 7th day of March 1888.
    John A. McClure Clerk
    by G. E. Litle D. C.

    In the Probate Court of Sebastian County for the Greenwood District of Arkansas
    Be it remembered that in this 7th day of March 1888, in vaccation before the clerk, appeared in person W. D. Nichols of lawful age, who being duly sworn deposes and says that the foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of W. H. Crosby, made and executed on or about the 20th day of December 1884, the same not having been dated, is the genuine last will and testament of the said W. H. Crosby and that the said W. H. Crosby signed the same in the presence of this deponent and in the presence of John A. Nichols the other subscribing witness thereto, and at the same time declared the same to be his last will and testament, that he the said W. H. Crosby was at the time over the age of twenty one years and of sound and disposing mind and memory and that this deponent in the presence of said W. H. Crosby and at his request and in the presence of the said J. A. Nichols the other subscribing witness subscribed his name thereto as a witness; and that the said W H Crosby has since departed this life, in the Greenwood District of Sebastian County Arkansas.
    W. D. Nichols
    subscribed and sworn to before me on this 7th day of March 1888.
    John A. McClure Clerk
    by G. E. Litle D. C.

    On Packet Back:
    No 9
    Jno. A. McClure Clerk
    70} Proof of Will
    Est W. H. Crosby Died

    E

    Filed 3/7/88
    John A McClure Clerk
    By T. E. Litle D. C.

    Apr 16
    admitted to probate 
    Died 18 Feb 1888  Sebastian County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    PROBATE 16 Apr 1888  Sebastian County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Harmony Cemetery, Greenwood, Sebastian County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I156  Root Tree
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2010 

    Father Thomas C Crosby ?,   b. 05 Apr 1776, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1840  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Mary Horner ?,   b. 1784, Randolph County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1830, Jefferson County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 06 Aug 1803  Jefferson County Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy B Christian,   b. 07 May 1812, Georgia or FRANCE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 1890, Sebastian County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1832 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Crosby,   b. @1834, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850  (Age ~ 15 years)
    +2. James Harvey Crosby,   b. 01 Jan 1835, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1912, Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Jessee Crosby,   b. 25 Jul 1836, Winston County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1865  (Age 29 years)
    +4. Sarah Ann Crosby,   b. 1837, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880  (Age 43 years)
     5. Allen Crosby,   b. @1840, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850  (Age ~ 9 years)
    +6. William M Crosby,   b. 5 Jun 1841, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1919  (Age 78 years)
     7. Harriet A Crosby,   b. 24 Jul 1843, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1867, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +8. Antoinette Mary Crosby,   b. 1844, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age 72 years)
     9. Margaret Jane Crosby,   b. 16 Aug 1848, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1864  (Age 15 years)
    +10. John Thomas Crosby,   b. 08 Jun 1856, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1930, Camp Poe's Farm Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    William H Crosby
    William H Crosby
    W H
    CROSBY
    BORN
    OCT 13 1809
    DIED
    FEB 1888
    WITH JESUS
    Plot: N-55

    Census Records
    1840 Census
Winston County, Mississippi
William H Crosby
    1840 Census Winston County, Mississippi William H Crosby
    1840 Census
Winston County, Mississippi
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    1840 Census Winston County, Mississippi William H Crosby - 2
    1850 Census
White Rock, Franklin County, Arkansas
William H Crosby
    1850 Census White Rock, Franklin County, Arkansas William H Crosby
    1860 Census
Back Bone, Center, Sebastian County, Arkansas
William H Crosby
    1860 Census Back Bone, Center, Sebastian County, Arkansas William H Crosby
    1870 Census
Greenwood, Bates, Sebastian County, Arkansas
William H Crosby
    1870 Census Greenwood, Bates, Sebastian County, Arkansas William H Crosby
    1880 Census
Washburn, Sebastian County, Arkansas
Andrew Dawson
    1880 Census Washburn, Sebastian County, Arkansas Andrew Dawson