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William Crosse

Birthplace: St Michaels Alley, City of London, Middlesex, England
Death: December 10, 1679
Talbot County, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Easton, Talbot , Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Robert Crosse and Olyve Cross
Husband of Alice Cross
Father of William Crosse, Gentleman and John 1 Cross

Managed by: Samuel Colton Cross
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About William Crosse

William Crosse

  • Birth: 1579 - London, England
  • Death: Dec 10 1679 - Talbot County, Maryland
  • Parents: Sir Robert Crosse, Olyve Turner
  • Wife: Alice Simpson


  1. William Crosse
  2. Nathaniel Crosse
  3. Josie Crosse
  4. Samuel Crosse
  5. Peter Crosse

William Crosse was born at St Michael, Wood Street, London, England in 1579. He was the son of Sir Robert Crosse (1552-1611) and Olyve Turner Crosse (1558-1587).

William's baptism date was 12 Feb. 1579 at St. Michael on Wood Street in the City of London, and this event is recorded in the parish register.

On April 19, 1601, William married Alice Simpson at Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. William was 22 years old. Do not know who Alice Simpson's parents were.

William and Alice were the parents of 5 known children: William, Peter, Samuel, Josie and Nathaniel Crosse.

William Cross traveled from England to Maryland in 1663. Name: William Crosse - Arrival Year: 1663 Arrival Place: Maryland - Source Publication Code: 8510 Primary Immigrant: Crosse, William Annotation: Index from manuscript by Arthur Trader, Chief Clerk in the Maryland Land Commission, 1917. And see nos. 4507-4511, Land Notes. Source Bibliography: SKORDAS, GUST, editor. The Early Settlers of Maryland: an Index to Names of Immigrants, Compiled from Records of Land Patents, 1633-1680, in the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968. 525p. Repr. 1986. Page: 116

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William Crosse's Timeline

February 12, 1579
City of London, Middlesex, England
February 12, 1579
London, Middlesex, England
April 24, 1616
London, Middlesex, England
December 10, 1679
Age 100
Talbot County, Maryland, United States
Easton, Talbot , Maryland, United States