Simon Crosby, Sr. was born February 1609 in Holme upon Spalding Moor, Yorkshire, England to Thomas Crosby (1575-1661) and Jane Sotheron (1581-1675) and died 16 July 1639 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Anna Brigham (1606-1675) 21 April 1634 in Holme upon Spaulding Moor, Yorkshire, England.

Research Notes

Born about 1609 (aged 26 in 1635), son of Thomas & Jane (Sotheron) Crosby of Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Yorkshire. Husbandman from Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Yorkshire. Came to Massachusetts Bay in 1635 on the "Susan & Ellen" & settled in Cambridge MA. Died at Cambridge, __ Sep 1639.

Marriage & Family

Married at Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Yorkshire, 21 Apr 1634, Ann Brigham. She married (2) by 1645, Rev. WILLIAM THOMPSON {1763, Dorchester}. She died at Braintree 11 Oct 1675 (as "Mistress Ann Thompson). Simon's parents, Thomas & Jane (Sotheron) Crosby, came to New England about 1638 & settled initially in Cambridge. Anthony Crosby, son of Simon's brother Wiilaim, also came to New England & resided in Rowley.


Offspring of Simon Crosby, Sr. and Anna Brigham (1606-1675)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Crosby (1635-1702)
Simon Crosby (1637-1725) 6 August 1637 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 22 January 1725 Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Rachel Brackett (1639-1725)

Joseph Crosby (1639-1695)
Thomas Crosby (1643-1721)


Offspring of Thomas Crosby and Jane Sotheron (1581-1675)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Prudence Crosby (1601-)
Anthony Crosby (1602-1632)
Thomas Crosby (1604-1658)
William Crosby (1606-1636)
Simon Crosby (1609-1639) February 1609 Holme upon Spalding Moor, Yorkshire, England 16 July 1639 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Anna Brigham (1606-1675)

Dorothy Crosby (1615-1686)
Jane Crosby (1627-1716)


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