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William Crossman (1840 - abt. 1885)

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William Crossman
Born in Prussiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 11 Mar 1868 in New Orleans, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in New Orleans, Louisianamap
Profile last modified 3 Jul 2018 | Created 11 Mar 2018
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William Crossman migrated from Prussia to Louisiana.

William was born around 1840. He married Wilhelmina in March 1868 in New Orleans. [1] It was her second marriage.

He is listed in 1870 US census with wife and children. His wife Wilhelmina had children by her first marriage with Carl Becker; in this census those children (Frederick, Charles, and Elizabeth) are called Crossman. [2] He is listed in 1880 US census, New Orleans, Louisiana, living on Esplanade Street with his wife Wilhelmina, and children Margaret Crossman, Mary Crossman, and William Crossman, and her children Fred Becker, Carl Becker, and Elizabeth Becker. The census indicates he was born in Prussia. [3]

The New Orleans City Directory states that he was a Warehouseman for R.F. Theurer and Sons from about 1871 - 1885. He passed away about 1885.


  1. Louisiana State Archives, citing New Orleans - Justice of the Peace Marriage Certificate - Film Roll VEE 678 Pg. 180. William Crossman and Wiheilmina Baker ( Baker and Becker were used as the same) on 3/11/1868.
  2. 1870 US census, New Orleans, Louisiana
  3. 1880 US census, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • birth: 1880 US census, New Orleans, LA; death: Louisiana State Archives

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