Nancy Crosby (Darst) (c.1815 - c.1840)

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Birthplace: St Charles, Missouri, USA
Death: Died
Cause of death: Killed by the Comanches after their defeat in the Battle of Plum Creek
Managed by: Lizzie Keitel
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About Nancy Crosby (Darst)

Jacob and Elizabeth Bryan Darst had a daughter Nancy Darst. Nancy married Cyrus Crosby and they had a daughter Mary. Nancy and an infant child were captured by Comanches in their raid on the coast in 1840 and her baby's brains dashed out because it refused to stop crying. Nancy Darst Crosby was later killed by her captors during their defeat at the Battle of Plum Creek.

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St Charles, Missouri, USA
Age 25