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Laura Jane (Crossman) Beal (1876 - 1968)

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Laura Jane Beal formerly Crossman
Born in Crapaud, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canadamap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 15 Apr 1896 in Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 3 Feb 2020 | Created 16 Dec 2019 | Last significant change: 3 Feb 2020
19:29: Cheri (Hallisey) Ryals-Hallisey edited the Biography for Laura Jane (Crossman) Beal (1876-1968). (1881 Canada Census ) [Thank Cheri for this]
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Laura was born in 1876.


  • 15 Apr 1896: Laura married Everett B. Beal in Rockland, Rockland, Plymouth, Mass[1]


  • 1881: Laura 6yo. Scottish. Methodist. Living with her parents and siblings in Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada [2]
  • 1910: Laura, husband Everett, son Minot and Everett's daughter Annie from his first marriage is living in Rockland, Plymouth, Mass.[3]
  • 1930: Laura is widowed and living with her son Minot Beal in Rockland, Plymouth, Mass [4]


  • July 1968: Laura was laid to rest in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington, Plymouth, Mass.

Laura Jane (Crossman) Beal. Born 18 Jun 1876 in Crapaud, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Daughter of William Alexander Crossman & Margaret McNeil. The grave marker lists 1875 for YOB but her baptismal record (see photo) shows 1876. 

She immigrated to the US in 1892, traveling on her own, & sailed on the Britannia which departed from Charlottestown & Halifax & arrived in Boston on September 11th. The immigration record (see photo) lists her as 16 years old.

She married Everett Beal, a widower with a young daughter, on April 15th, 1896. The couple had one child together: Minot Alfred Beal (24 April 1897 Rockland, MA- 24 Dec 1982 Chelmsford, MA).[5]


  1. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 May 2018), Everett B Beal and Laura J Crossman, 15 Apr 1896; citing Rockland, Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,843,696.
  2. "Canada Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2019), Laura Crossman in household of William Crossman, Lot 16, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada; from "1881 Canadian Census." Database with images. Ancestry. ( : 2008); citing William Crossman, citing Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 December 2019), Laura C Beal in household of Everett B Beal, Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1244, sheet 13B, family 355, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 613; FHL microfilm 1,374,626.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 December 2019), Laura Beal, Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 96, sheet 14B, line 96, family 338, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 941; FHL microfilm 2,340,676.
  5. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 15 December 2019), memorial page for Laura Jane Crossman Beal (18 Jun 1876–Jul 1968), Find A Grave: Memorial #179103960, citing Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Joe Frerich (contributor 48804456).

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