Saturday, July 5, 2014

Captain John Cross of Marblehead

Old Marblehead sea captains and the ships in which they sailed
The Captain John Cross House (1804) 8 Washington street Marblehead MA Marblehead Historical Society 

JOHN CROSS Bpt. Nov. 1,1747.
1800 Schooner "Alpha," 82T.
1801 Brigantine "Increase."
1804 Schooner "Traveller."
Schooner "Traveller" was lost in 1804 with all on board. (M. V. S.)

Born Feb. 10,1805, or Sept. 6,1812.
1837 Schooner "Splendid."

1815 Schooner "Russell."
Shipping News Date: Tuesday, August 6, 1833 Paper: Salem Gazette (Salem, MA) Volume: XI Issue: 63 

Washington, April 9, 1862. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate John Cross to be surveyor of the customs for the district of Marblehead, in the State of Massachusetts, in the place of Joseph Gregory, removed. ABRAHAM LINCOLN

General Intelligence. Eastern Railroad--Frightful Collision
Date: Saturday, November 11, 1848 Paper: Maine Cultivator and Hallowell Gazette (Hallowell, ME)

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