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Nathaniel Crossman (abt. 1679 - abt. 1757)

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Nathaniel Crossman
Born about in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 21 Oct 1703 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
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Nathaniel Crossman was born 10 Mar 1679/1680 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.

He married first Sarah (Merrick) Crossman October 21, 1703 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts

Nathaniel was a large landholder, and the proprietor of a grist mill which he inherited from his father Robert.

He married second Esther Hatch, 3 Apr 1752 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He died in 1757 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.


  1. Phebe Crossman b: 1713
  2. Hannah Crossman b: 1704
  3. Robert Sr. Crossman b: 1707
  4. Joshua Crossman b: 1708
  5. Stephen Crossman b: 1710
  6. Nathaniel Crossman b: 1712 in Taunton, Bristol Co MA
  7. Bethiah Crossman
  8. Abigail Crossman b: 1714
  9. Elizabeth Crossman b: ca 1719
  10. Bathsheba Crossman b: 1720
  11. Mary Crossman


  • Taunton, Masssachusetts: FHL 899,104; p19, Nathaniel son of Robert Crossman, born 10 Mar 1680.
  • Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate records, Book 2, 1745-1762. compiled by H.L. Peter Rounds, C.G. Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc. Baltimore : 1988. Web,, viewed Sep 2017. Note: Estate of Nathaniel Crossman/Crosman on pages 209, 231, and 232. Page 232 includes the division of his property to his surviving heirs. Pages cite Bristol Probate Records 15:474/5; 16:212-4; 16:222-228, the last being the division of his property.
  • Crossman Family, A Genealogy of the, Descendants of John and Robert Crossman of Taunton, Massachusetts, Compiled by Robert Owen Crossman, Copyright 1977 by Robert Owen Crossman, #3 Magnolia Drive, Morrilton, Arkansas 72110, Family History Library, 35 N. West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA
  • American Ancestry 1891, Vol. VI - page 197 / Edith Simson Halter / DRT Library at the Alamo

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