Crosby Lineage


Peter Crosby (b. 1750, d. 1824, m. 1771)

Born in Barnwell or Colleton County, South Carolina, and died in Barnwell County, South Carolina.
m. Margaret ----   (b. c1750)

Born in Colleton County, South Carolina; died in Colleton County, South Carolina.
           children: Peter Crosby (b. 1772) – m. Asha -----
                        James Crosby (b. 1774) - m Catherine -----
                        Aaron Crosby (b. 1776) - m. Elizabeth Steedler

Phebee or Phoebe Crosby (b. 1778, m. 8-8-1808) – m. Charles DeWitt

Abraham “Abe” Crosby (b. 1780, d. 1830) - m. Keziah Levisia Crummey
                 Henry Crosby (b. 1784, d. 1822) - m. Elizabeth -----
             Nancy Crosby (b. 1794) - m. William Smoak

 

Abraham Crosby (b. 1780, d. 1830, m. 1802)
born in Colleton County, SC, buried in Brantley County, GA at Crosby family cemetery; served in War of 1812. Moved with his family to Appling County, GA in 1825, settling on Lot 236, Second District.
m. Keziah Levisia Crummey (b. 1787, d. 1858)
born in Colleton County, SC, buried in Brantley County, GA
           children: Abraham Crosby, Jr. (b. 1804) - m. Elizabeth Hurn or Herndon
                        Rebecca Crosby (b. between 1807 – 1811, d. 1886)
                        Aaron Crosby (b. 1808) - m. Mary Thornton
                        Silas Crosby (b. 1809, d. 1854) - m. Mary Ann Smith
                        Eady Crosby (b. 1810) - m. Lazarus Roberson Robinson
                        Levicy Crosby(b. 1811) - m. David Moody
                        Ann Crosby (b. 1813) - never married
                        Stephen Crosby (b. 4-17-1814, d. 4-3-1898) - m. Mary Branch (b. 5-6-1824, d. 5-12-1904)
                        Peter Crosby (b. 1818) - m. 1) Charlotte Steedley   2) Sarah -----   3) Elizabeth ------
                        W. Berry Crosby (b. 2-4-1809, 3-26-1867) - m. 1) Mary Harden   2) Martha Strickland
                        Delphia Crosby (daughter of Dicy Crummey, raised by grandparents) (b. 1825) - m. William Johnson

 

Aaron Crosby (b. 1808, d. c1875)
born in South Carolina; moved to Appling County, GA in 1828; Aaron Crosby was listed on the 1870 Wayne County Census, but the 1880 Census shows Mrs. Crosby living with her son-in-law, B. F. Knight.
m. Mary Ellen Thornton (b. 1814)
          children: Thomas M. Crosby (b. 2-7-1839, d. 11-15-1914, m. 1-12-1860) - m. 1) Sarah Rebecca Jones, 2) Lavinia Elizabeth                                                             Maria Hill
                        Henry Crosby (b. 3-14-1840, d. 4-16-1917) - m. Mary O’Steen (9-8-1842, d. 7-15-1926)
                        Mary Lucinda Crosby (b. 8-20-1842, d. 6-27-1906, m. 8-2-1866) - m. Daniel W. Drawdy
                        Mary Ann "Polly" Crosby (b. 3-2-1844, 1-12-1921, m. 4-7-1859) - m. Lewis P. Manning
                        Joseph "Joel" Crosby (b. 1-12-1845, d. 1-9-1921)
                                m. l) Martha Ann Drawdy (b. 1855, m. 9-6-1866)

                                    2) Rachel Knight (b. 11-12-1855, d. 10-1927, m. 8-26-1875)
                        Nancy Crosby (b. 1848) - m. Joseph Tuten
                        Sarah Ann "Sallie" Crosby (b. 1851) - m. 1) Samuel J. Hathaway, 2) James Francis Spell
                        Janie Elizabeth Crosby (b. 1853) - m. 1) Isham Brady Manning 2) Daniel W. Drawdy
                        Amanda Crosby (b. 1856) – m. Benjamin Franklin Knight
                        Mathew Crosby (b. 1860)

 

Janie Elizabeth Crosby (b. 1853, d. 1-3-1933)
born in Wayne County, buried at Shiloh Cemetery in Pierce County, GA
m. Isham Brady Manning (b. 1850); m. Daniel W. Drawdy in 1908
born in Wayne County, buried near Browntown, GA
           children: Mary Manning (b. 1877) - m. George Taylor
                        Reuben J. Manning (b. 1878, m. 8-14-1899) - m. Mandy Brooker
                        Isham Bradford (Braddy) Manning, Jr. (b. 4-1-1882, d. 1-29-1929)
                                m. 1) Mary Frances Drury (b. 8-6-1876, d. 6-29-1919)

                                    2) Goldie Mae Hinson

                                    3) ----- Hickox
                        Sarah E. Manning Hodge (b. 1880) - m. Henry A. Hodge
                        Martha Jane (Janie) Manning Jacobs (b. 12-29-1886, d. 2-4-1953)
                                m. John Mitchell Jacobs
                        George Washington Manning (b. 1884, d. 1936) - m. Lula Safronia Gill
                        Amanda Manning Drury (b. 1-13-1888, d. 1-25-1931) - m. Herman B. Drury
                        Rachel Manning Drawdy (b. 2-13-1890, d. 7-5-1969, m. 5-24-1908) - m. John Mitchell Drawdy
                        Palmer Lee Manning (b. 1893) - m. Maidie Lee Smith
                        Acey Virgil Manning (b. 9-10-1895, d. 1-22-1941)
                                m. 1) Sarah Belle Gill (b. 1901, d. 1923)

                                    2) Etta Louise Warner

                                    3) Maude Marie Griffin (b. 12-3-1906, d. 7-27-1932)
                        Esma Theodora Manning Rozier Chambers Crosby (b. 8-2-1896, d. 7-10-1964)
                                m. 1) James Bess Rozier  (b. 1890, d. 1933) 

                                    2) ------Chambers    

                                    3) Silas S. Crosby

 

Rachel Manning (b. 2-13-1890, d. 7-5-1969, m. 5-24-1908)
born in Wayne County near Browntown, GA; died in Pierce County, GA; buried at Shiloh Cemetery in Pierce County, GA.
m. John Mitchell Drawdy (b. 3-21-1880, d. 1-27-1949)
born in Wayne County, GA; died in Pierce County, GA; buried at Shiloh Cemetery in Pierce County, GA.
           children: Walter Conius Drawdy (b. 10-12-1909, d. 1-25-1984) - m. Goldie Dowling (b. 6-13-1911, d. 4-10-1988)
                        Burris Daniel Drawdy (b. 12-17-1910, d. 8-2-1985) - m. Nola Vergalene Lee (b. 9-27-1917, d. 10-2-2007)
                        Emmett Lafayette Drawdy (b. 9-19-1915, d. 7-9-1990) - m. Ellen Lorena Luke (b. 1916, d. 1949)
                        John Dillion Drawdy (b. 1913, d. 1976) - never married
                        Joseph Franklin Drawdy (b. 11-11-1918, d. 6-22-1991) - m. Isabell Harris (b. 4-19-1924, d. 5-19-1992)
                        Janie Lue Drawdy (b. 1921, d. 1988) - never married
                        Viola R. Drawdy Jacobs (b. 7-7-1926, d. 5-6-2002, m. 11-18-1944) - m. Homer Eldon Jacobs (b. 8-17-1924, d. 10-13-1993)
                        Fanny Drawdy Carr - m. Grady Carr
                        Myrtle Mary Drawdy Peacock Ramey Turner (d. 2-15-2005)
                                m. 1) Marion Peacock (b. 2-28-1922, d. 8-4-1955) 2) Ralph Ramey 3) Isaac Turner
 

 

Burris Daniel Drawdy (b. 10-17-1910, d. 8-2-1985, m. 10-30-1934)
born in Wayne County, GA; died in Pierce County, GA; buried at Shiloh Cemetery in Pierce County, GA
m. Nola Vergalene Lee (b. 9-27-1917, d. 10-2-2007)
born in Pierce County, GA;  died in Ware County, GA; buried at Shiloh Cemetery in Pierce County, GA
           children: Virginia Alene Drawdy Robinson (b. 11-3-1935) - m. Richard Robinson
                        Henry Edward Drawdy (b. 12-5-1937) - m. Lois Marie Everett
                        Joann Drawdy Davis (b. 5-20-1940) - m. Julius C. Davis
                        Nola Mae Drawdy Carter (b. 4-29-1943) - m. Warren Roger Carter
                        James Daniel Drawdy (b. 9-28-1946) - m. Gloria Bowen
                        Jo Allen Drawdy (b. 6-28-1948, d. 1-9-1949)
                        Ellie Jane Drawdy Loudermilk (b. 9-9-1949) - m. William A. Loudermilk
                        Linda Drawdy Griffis Hayden (b. 11-1-1951)
                                m. 1) Melvin Griffis, 2) Lee Hayden
                        Glenda Drawdy Lee (b. 11-1-1951) - m. Larry Lee
                        Ronald Austin Drawdy (b. 6-4-1955, d. 6-10-2000)
                                m. 1) Mary Ann Griner, 2) Beverly Ennis
                        Joseph Franklin Drawdy (b. 2-23-1961) - m. Karen Anderson
 

 

Ellie Jane Drawdy Loudermilk (b. 9-9-1949, m. 6-22-1968)
born in Ware County, GA
m. William Alex Loudermilk (b. 2-27-1949)
born in Birmingham, AL
    children:      Jason Wayne Loudermilk (b. 1975, m. 6-12-2004) - m. Margaret Courtney McCammon
                      Sherri Lynn Loudermilk Underwood (b. 1978, m. 6-8-2002) - m. Chris Underwood
                      John David Loudermilk (b. 1985, m. 10-25-2008) – m. Sarah Beth Williams
 
 
 
 

Bibliography:

Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol. V, p. 88 (Crosby), Volume II (Crummey), Vol. IX, p. 125
Descendants of Peter Crosby genealogy search by Dick Crosby (RCrosby1@aol.com)

Descendants of Peter Crosby by Betty Horne (bettyhorne@bellsouth.net)

Pierce County Cemeteries
Tombstone Inscriptions
E. L. Darling and Son Funeral Home Records, Blackshear, Georgia
www.familysearch.org - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Wayne County Internet site
Interviews with family members
Cemeteries of Brantley County