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1873 Hiram Benjamin Crosby, Andrew Wesley Kent NY Lawyer Business Card


Printed on card: "Crosby & Kent, Counsellors at Law, 20 Nassau St. New York, P.O. Box 1912. Hiram B. Crosby and Andrew W. Kent." Note: Manhattan, New York is Kings, Queens, and New York County. This old original vintage attorney / lawyer card has the address of 15 Nassau Street crossed off and 20 is handwritten in old dip pen ink, thus to show a move in the work space of these two lawyers to 20 Nassau St. 

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Colonel Hiram Benjamin Crosby 1836-1900 born in Connecticut, died in NYC age 63. His Father: Hiram Crosby Sr. 1806–1879 born in Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut and died in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. He was the son of Benjamin Crosby 1767–1816 and Jerusha Peck Crosby 1768–1852.
His mother: Nancy Elizabeth Carew Crosby 1810–1890 born and died in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, she was the daughter of William Maples Carew 1782–1860 and Mary Maples Carew 1782–1860.
His sister:
Elizabeth Ann Crosby Lucas 1834–1874, married Solomon Lucas 1835–1906

Wife: Margaret Anna Ackerman Crosby born 1843 in Frankenstein, Bavaria, Germany
Their Children:
Hiram Bedford Crosby Jr. born 1872
Margaret Ann Crosby Haggerty Digges 1873–1941 first married Timothy Aloisus Haggerty 1876–1913 then married Edward Dudley Digges in 1920, in Los Angeles, California. She died in 1941, in San Diego, California, at age 67, and was buried in Glendale, California.
William Carew Crosby born 1875
John Spencer Crosby born 1878
Helen Bancroft Crosby born 1879
Thomas Gresham Crosby born 1880 married Josephine Crosby born 1880
Constanze Cynthia Crosby 1883–1945
Alpheus Crosby born 1885
Gertrude Crosby 1888–1891
Elizabeth Ackerman Crosby born 1891

Hiram B. Crosby was a Civil War veteran 
Private, Major, Lieutenant Colonel & Colonel
18th CT Connecticut Infantry
21st CT Connecticut Infantry

Dartmouth Collge Alumni Listing: Hiram B. Crosby, Dartmouth class of 1854. Attorney and Counsellor at law in Norwich, Conn soldier and lawyer with an extensive practice in Westchester County NY, was active in GAR.

History of New London County, Connecticut, with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men by Hurd, D. Hamilton (Duane Hamilton) Published 1882: Hiram B. Crosby, major, Norwich CT, mustered in in Aug. 22, 1862; lieutenant colonel, Sept. 14, 1864. 21st Infantry, was an adjutant Aug. 22,1862; Major Sept. 3, 1862; Lieutenant Colonel June 8, 1861; Colonel June 27, 1864; Honorable Discharge Sept. 14, 1864.

Andrew Wesley Kent 1851-1896
Andrew W Kent in the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Residence Year: 1873.
Street address: 15 Nassau
Residence Place: New York City, New York
Publication Title: Goulding's Business Directory of New York, 1873-74

Andrew W. Kent in the New York, State Census, 1855
Birth Year: abt 1851
Age: 4
Residence: Brooklyn City, Ward 8, Kings, New York, USA
Household Members: Name Age
Andrew Kent 35
Catherine Kent 37
Anna Louisa Kent 6
Andrew W Kent 4
James J Kent 1

Andrew Wesley Kent in the U.S., School Catalogs 1765-1935
Name: Andrew Wesley Kent
Publication Year: 1873
Publication Place: New York
School Name: Columbia College
Residence Place: Brooklyn, New York

Andrew W. Kent in the 1870 United States Federal Census
Age in 1870: 18
Birth Year: abt 1852 NY
Home in 1870: Brooklyn Ward 10, Kings, New York
Household Age 
Andrew Kent 50
Catharine Kent 50
Andrew W. Kent 18
Ann L Kent 21
James V Kent 16
Alex J Kent 14
George Edward Kent 9

Andrew Kent in the New York, State Census, 1875
Age: 55
Birth Year: abt 1820
Residence Date: 1 Jun 1875
Residence Place: Brooklyn Ward 10, Kings, New York
Election District: Ward 10, E.D. 02
Household number: 693
Relation to Head: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine Kent
Household Members: Name Age
Andrew Kent 55
Catherin Kent 53
Hannah Kent 25
Andrew Kent 23
James Kent 20
Philip Kent 18
George Edward Kent 14

(as per wedding records, their son George Edward Kent married Lilias Juanita Grace Kent in 1898, the daughter of William Russell Grace and Lillius Gilchrest Grace)

Andrew Wesley Kent in the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Name: Andrew Wesley Kent
Residence Year: 1889
Street address: 23 E 61st
Residence Place: New York, New York
Occupation: Lawyer
Publication Title: New York, New York, City Directory, 1889

Andrew W. Kent in the Web: Brooklyn, New York, Green-Wood Cemetery Burial Index
Burial Date: 20 Oct 1896
Burial Place: Kings, NY

A beautiful old original 1870's business card of 2 prominent NYC attorneys. This card was found in a large collection of 19th and early 20th c. material in Kingston, Ulster County, New York, NY. It is is printed on old off white cardstock with simple early American typography font. See photo of reverse, appears to have once been removed from a scrapbook. This was a personal business card for these 2 esteemed attorneys, and is one of a kind.

Size: 2.25 x 3.5 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy     Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)

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