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Robert T. Crossman (1734 - 1823)

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Col. Robert T. Crossman
Born in Taunton, Bristol County, MAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Taunton, Bristol County, MAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Taunton, Bristol County, MAmap
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Contents

Biography

American Revolution

Birth

Birth:
User ID: 736FE3B1-968F-45BD-8DA8-0A67A5A12B85
Record ID Number: MH:IF1768
Date: 12 JAN 1734
Place: Taunton, Bristol County, MA


Death

Death:
User ID: AFCD6138-3616-4631-AE75-CC712CD815B4
Record ID Number: MH:IF1769
Date: 15 DEC 1823
Place: Taunton, Bristol County, MA


Record ID Number

Record ID Number: MH:I99


User ID

User ID: F59A27C6-04A9-4197-995B-9F1789C8CC97


UPD

UPD 17 OCT 2008 06:52:16 GMT-5


Retirement

Retirement:
User ID: 4E90DCA4-EE0A-44D0-994A-E603E66E2BC2
Record ID Number: MH:IF44259
Date: 20 DEC 2002


Source

Source: #S44
Page: Robert CROSSMAN
Event: Smart Matching
Role: 2032824
Data:
Date: 22 FEB 2009
Text: Added by confirming a Smart Match
Quality or Certainty of Data: 3


Note

Note: This Robert was a Deacon and Col. He was executor of his father's estateand inherited his homestead mansion (Hotel) and gristmill. He was aprominent man in the affairs of the Old Church, a sturdy Pilgrim anddeacon some thirty years. He held commissions of Captain and Major inthe thirteenth regiment, General Godfrey's Brigade, and went to RhodeIsland to protect the people from a surprise by the British, if theyshould land there in 1776. He was afterward, Colonel of the sme regimentin 1781 and held other responsible positions.
He closed the hotel for a private mansion, and conducted the old gristmill until it was closed in 1823. The old mill was removed in 1823,after running 171 years, 47 years by Thomas Lincoln and sons John andSamuel and 124 years by Robert Crossmand and descendants. In his will,he gave the old mansion to his grandsons, James WIlliams and William WareCrossman. James W. afterwards purchased his brother WIlliams share andresided there until 1850. The old mansion finally passed from theCrossman Family after 150 years occupation. It was used many years as atenement house and is now (1937) used inconnection with a fillingstation. It is situated on Cohannet St. opposit the YMCA building.
The old historic grist mill was removed in 1823 and the flume conveyingthe water under it(crossing Cohannet St) was filled to aid themanufacturing enterprise of Crocker and Richmond (Taunton Claico Works).
The ancient fulling mill, which had run 150 years by Robert Luscomb andothers, John Sturtevant and deacon Roswell Ballera, was removed to SpringStreet in 1823-4
Note: Deacon and Col. Robert was executor of his father's estate and inherited his homestead mansion (Hotel) and gristmill. He was a prominent man in the affairs of the Old Church, a sturdy Pilgrim and deacon some thirty years. He held commissions of Captain and Major in the thirteenth Regiment, General Godfrey's Brigade, and went to Rhode Island to protect the people from a surprise by the British, if they should land there in 1776. He was afterward Colonel of the same Regiment in 1781 and held other responsible posotions.
He closed the hotel for a private mansion, and conducted the old grist mill until it was closed in 1823. The old mill was removed in 1823, after running 171 years, 47 years by Thomas Lincoln ans sons John and Samuel, and 124 years by Robert Crossman and descendants. In his Will he gave the old mansion to his grandsons James Williams and William Ware Crossman. James W. afterwards purchased his brother Williams share and resided there until 1850. The old mansion finally passed from the Crossman Family after 150 years occupation. It was used many years as a tenement house and is now (1937) used in connection with a filling station. It is situated on Cohannet Street, about opposite the YMCA building.
The old historical grist mill was removed in 1823-4 and the flume conveying the water under it (crossing Cohannet Street) was filled to aid the manufacturing enterprise of Crocker and Richmond. (Taunton Calico Works).
The ancient fulling mill, which had run 150 years by Robert Luscomb and others, John Sturtevant and deacon Roswell Ballera, was removed to Spring Street in 1823-4.
Note: [2503343.ged]
Deacon and Col. Robert was executor of his father's estate and inheritedhis homestead mansion (Hotel) and gristmill. He was a prominent man in the affairs of the Old Church, a sturdy Pilgrim and deacon some thirty years. He held commissions of Captain and Major in the thirteenth Regiment, General Godfrey's Brigade, and went to Rhode Island to protect the people from a surprise by the British, if they should land there in 1776. He was afterward Colonel of the same Regiment in 1781 and held other responsible posotions.
He closed the hotel for a private mansion, and conducted the old grist mill until it was closed in 1823. The old mill was removed in 1823, after running 171 years, 47 years by Thomas Lincoln ans sons John and Samuel, and 124 years by Robert Crossman and descendants. In his Will he gave the old mansion to his grandsons James Williams and William Ware Crossman. James W. afterwards purchased his brother Williams share and resided there until 1850. The old mansion finally passed from the Crossman Family after 150 years occupation. It was used many years as a tenement house and is now (1937) used in connection with a filling station. It is situated on Cohannet Street, about opposite the YMCA building.
The old historical grist mill was removed in 1823-4 and the flume conveying the water under it (crossing Cohannet Street) was filled to aid the manufacturing enterprise of Crocker and Richmond. (Taunton Calico Works).
The ancient fulling mill, which had run 150 years by Robert Luscomb and others, John Sturtevant and deacon Roswell Ballera, was removed to Spring Street in 1823-4.

Sources

Source S44
Record ID Number: MH:S44
User ID: 03CEF0D0-A72A-402B-8B24-3704355CF239
Author: Nancy A. Daniels
Title: Daniels Web Site
Text: MyHeritage.com family tree
Family site: Daniels Web Site
Family tree: September 2008
Media: 115941-2
Type: Smart Matching


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