Biography of Mrs. Caroline McCrossen (w/o James)
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McCrossen, Caroline. Her father, Samuel Gould, was born in the northeastern part of Schaghticoke about the year 1793. He was educated in the schools of that early day, and was a brick manufacturer by occupation. He married Cynthia Fowler of the same town; ten children were born to them, two of whom died in infancy: Eliza, Caroline, Edward S. and Edwin N. (twins), Lucy, Cassie, Miranda, and Ardelia; all are now dead except Caroline. Mrs. McCrossen has married twice, first to Philip Kane; they had six children: Annie, Philip, George, Edward, Carrie, and Frank. They are all dead except Philip and Edward. Philip married Sarah Goodrich; they have two children: Robert and Ruth. Edward married Nora Fitzpatrick of Troy; he is employed at the station of the N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. The oldest son is a merchant at Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. Kane died April 22, 1867. Mr. Gould was a soldier in the war of 1812, and he died at a ripe old age. Mrs. Kane married for her second husband, James McCrossen, formerly of near Paisley, Scotland. Mr. McCrossen was born in 1831; he came to the United States in 1844 and located in Troy, and afterwards in Schaghticoke. He was a carpenter by occupation. The ancestry of the family is Scotch.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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