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STOCKMAN AND CROSGROVE / CROSKERY FAMILY HISTORIES

Updated June 13, 2010

J. E. STOCKMAN
Mill Creek, Washington United States
j.stockman@gte.net

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In addition to researching the families of STOCKMAN of Germany, New York, Toledo, Ohio, and Denver, Colorado, and CROSGROVE / CROSKERY of Scotland, northern Ireland, New York, Kansas, and Denver, Colorado, I am researching the following allied family lines: ADDIS of England and Pennsylvania; ALLEN of northern Ireland, New Jersey, Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri; ANDERSON (or STRANQUIST) of Sweden, Nebraska, and Colorado; ARNOLD of Kentucky and Missouri; ATCHISON of Kentucky; CARTER of England, Virginia, and Tennessee; CLINKENBEARD of New Netherland (NY), Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Kansas; COCHRANE of Scotland, northern Ireland, and New York; CONNELLY of Kentucky and Missouri; DARKE of England, Pennsylvania, and Virginia; DOWNEY of Maryland and Illinois; EDWARDS of (Pennsylvania?) and Virginia; FARMER of Jamestowne, Virginia; GILBERT of Virginia and Ohio; HINSHAW of Lancashire, England, North Carolina, and Ohio; JONES of Kentucky and Illinois; LINN of northern Ireland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; LUCAS of Wiltshire, England, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Tennessee; NESBITT of Scotland, northern Ireland, New York; RATCLIFFE of Lancashire, England, North Carolina, and Ohio; REICHE of Germany and Pennsylvania; RUSH of England and Pennsylvania; SINCLAIR of Scotland, Virginia, Ohio, and Kansas; Ten EYCKE of New Netherland; WRIGHT of Virginia and Kentucky. Any leads will be welcomed, and I will, of course, share my research.

Family Photos

  • The Coat of Arms of John Edward Stockman. (68 KB)
    The personal coat of arms of John Edward "Jack" Stockman.
  • Crossgrove Farm Historical Marker (28 KB)
    The State of New York placed this historical marker on Route 20 in Ripley, New York, in 1978, to mark the site of pioneer William Crossgrove's farm where he settled in 1807.
  • John Crosgrove / Coskery (1806-1890) (12 KB)
    John Crosgrove / Croskery (1806-1890) was born in County Down, northern Ireland, and died in Westfield, New York. His parents were John and Hannah Coskery of Tievenadarragh, Co. Down. John and his bride came to the United States in 1829.
  • 1787 Bible of William Crossgrove, Pg 1 (56 KB)
    The title page of the 1787 Bible of William Crossgrove (1767-1846) of Ripley, Chautauqua Co., New York, who came to America in 1801. He was the Uncle of John Crosgrove (1806-1890).
  • Sarah "Sally" Nesbitt (1807-1878) (10 KB)
    Sarah Nesbitt (1807-1878), the wife of John Crosgrove / Coskery, was born in Portaferry, Co. Down, northern Ireland, and died in Westfield, New York. Sarah was the daughter of Robert Nesbitt and Jane Cochrane.
  • 1787 Bible of William Crossgrove, Pg 2 (53 KB)
    The reverse of the title page of William Crossgrove's Bible, dated at Edinburgh in 1787, on which are written the date of their arrival in America (17 Nov 1801) and the names and dates of the births of his and Rachel Cochrane's children.
  • John Crosgrove, Jr (1836-1864) (7 KB)
    Lt John Crosgrove (1836-1864), son of John and Sarah Crosgrove / Coskery, served in the 9th New York Cavalry Regiment. He was wounded in action and died in a Confederate hospital.
  • John [Jack] Edward Stockman (22 KB)
    John [Jack] Edward Stockman in 1988, son of Ira Stockman and Ethel Cosgrove.
  • A Cosgrove Four-generation Portrait (69 KB)
    (Clockwise from top) John Marion Cosgrove (1878-1940), his mother Lavina Sinclair (1846-1909), his daughter Ethel Lavina Cosgrove (1903-1995), and Lavina's mother Eleanor Ratcliffe Hinshaw (1827-1909).
  • Jane Crosgrove (1829-1919) (27 KB)
    Jane Crosgrove (1829-1919), daughter of John Coskery / Crosgrove and Sarah Nesbitt, was born and died in Westfield, New York. She married Robert McKee Mateer.
  • Bessie Mae Stockman (1901-1965) (24 KB)
    Bessie Mae Stockman (1901-1965), daughter of Walter Stockman and Ella Mae Anderson.
  • A Cosgrove/Coskery Coat of Arms I (72 KB)
    A Crosgrove/Cosgrove/Croskery/Coskery coat of arms.
  • Hugh Nesbitt Crosgrove (1838-1922) (20 KB)
    Hugh Nesbitt Crosgrove (1838-1922), son of John Coskery / Crosgrove and Sarah Nesbitt, was born in Westfield, New York, and died in Denver, Colorado. He served during the Civil War in the 154th New York Infantry Regiment.
  • Walter August Stockman (1878-1928) (20 KB)
    Walter August Stockman (1878-1928), son of Edward C. Stockman (1846-1888) and Amanda Margaret Jones (1846-1917).
  • A Cosgrove/Coskery Coat of Arms (25 KB)
    A Cosgrove/Coskery coat of arms. Description:- Shield: Or, a chevron argent, between three sheaves of wheat proper. Crest: An owl's head cabossed, proper. (From the Irish Weekly newspaper, Saturday, 27 June 1964.)
  • Carson Rowan Crosgrove (1848-1907) (15 KB)
    Carson Rowan Crosgrove (1848-1907), son of John Coskery / Crosgrove and Sarah Nesbitt, was born in Westfield, New York, and died in Sidney, New York.
  • Robert Irving Stockman (1932-1997) (85 KB)
    Robert Irving Stockman (1932-1997), son of Ira Stockman and Ethel Cosgrove.
  • Mrs McConnell and Daughters of Ballynahinch (54 KB)
    Mrs McConnell of Ballynahinch, Co. Down, northern Ireland, sister of John Crosgrove (1806-1890), with her older daughter (standing) and younger daughter, Sarah McConnell. (Photo from booklet "To the Folks I Like", 1924, by Carson N. Cosgrove, courtesy of Brent Coskery, Ontario, Canada.)
  • Hugh and Lavina Sinclair Crosgrove (24 KB)
    Hugh Nesbitt Crosgrove (1838-1922) and Lavina Sinclair Crosgrove (1846-1909) with their granddaughters: (left) Ethel Lavina Cosgrove (1903-1995)) and Loretta Jessie Cosgrove (1905-1989).
  • Jane Marie Meda (1930-2004) (24 KB)
    Jane Marie Meda (1930-2004), wife of Jack Stockman. Engagement portrait, 1955.
  • Sgt Earl Dougan Cosgrove, RCAF (1917-1987) (47 KB)
    A photo of Sgt Earl Dougan Cosgrove (1917-1987) of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the son of Clarence Cosgrove and Nellie Dougan. Photo taken while Earl was serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II.
  • John Marion Cosgrove (1878-1940) (42 KB)
    John Marion Cosgrove (1878-1940), son of Hugh Nesbitt Cosgrove and Lavina Sinclair, was born in McLouth, Kansas, and died in Los Angeles, California.
  • Jane Marie Meda (1930-2004) (16 KB)
    Jane Marie Meda (1930-2004), wife of Jack Stockman. Photo taken in 1963.
  • Wright Allen Clinkenbeard (1857-1936), about 4 (60 KB)
    Wright Allen Clinkenbeard (1857-1936) at about age 4 in about 1861, son of William Clinkenbeard (1819-1894) & Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923).
  • Nettie Jane Cosgrove (1881-1969) (35 KB)
    Nettie Jane Cosgrove (1881-1969), daughter of John Cosgrove and Gertrude Clinkenbeard. Photo taken in 1897.
  • Wright Allen Clinkenbeard (1857-1936), about 16 (76 KB)
    Wright Allen Clinkenbeard (1857-1936) at about age 16 in about 1873, son of Wm Clinkenbeard & Ann Eliza Allen.
  • Nettie Jane Cosgrove (1881-1969) (15 KB)
    Nettie Jane Cosgrove (1881-1969), daughter of Hugh Nesbitt Crosgrove and Lavina Sinclair. Portrait taken at the time of her wedding in 1906 to Henry Gieseker.
  • Edward Cecil Stockman (1896-1970) (21 KB)
    Edward Cecil Stockman (1896-1970), son of Walter August Stockman and Ella Mae Anderson.
  • John and Gertrude Cosgrove's wedding portrait (32 KB)
    John Marion Cosgrove (1878-1940) married Gertrude May Clinkenbeard (1882-1945) in McLouth, Kansas, in 1902.
  • The John Marion Cosgrove family (42 KB)
    John and Gertrude Cosgrove and their children: (l to r) Loretta Jessie (1905-1989), Walter Hugh (1909-1990), and Ethel Lavina Cosgrove (1903-1995).
  • William Clinkenbeard (1819-1894) about 34. (53 KB)
    William Clinkenbeard (1819-1894), son of John Clinkenbeard (1792-1865) and Mary "Polly" Carter (1791-1879). Portrait taken about the time of his marriage in 1853 to Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923).
  • Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923) (45 KB)
    Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923), daughter of Wright Allen (1807-1841 and Mary Arnold (1807-1885), and wife of Wm Clinkenbeard (1819-1894).
  • Ethel Lavina Cosgrove (1903-1995) (33 KB)
    Ethel Lavina Cosgrove (1903-1995), daughter of John Cosgrove and Gertrude Clinkenbeard, at the time of her marriage in 1922 to Ira Walter Stockman (1899-1979).
  • Dora, Mollie, and Belle Clinkenbeard (40 KB)
    (l-r) Amanda Medora "Dora" (1852-1918), Mary "Mollie"(1863-aft 1923), and Iona Belle Clinkenbeard (1872-aft 1923), daughters of William Clinkenbeard (1819-1894) & Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923).
  • Loretta Jessie Cosgrove (1905-1989) (42 KB)
    Loretta Jessie Cosgrove (1905-1989) in the 1940s, daughter of John Cosgrove and Gertrude Clinkenbeard.
  • Louis Clinkenbeard (1866-aft 1923) (48 KB)
    Louis (or Lewis) Clinkenbeard (1866-aft 1923), son of William Clinkenbeard, (1819-1894) and Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923).
  • Walter Hugh Cosgrove (1909-1990) (36 KB)
    Walter Hugh Cosgrove (1909-1990), son of John Cosgrove and Gertrude Clinkenbeard.
  • Wm Thos Clinkenbeard (1875-1953) & Jennie Miller (82 KB)
    William Thomas Clinkenbeard (1875-1953), son of William Clinkenbeard (1819-1894) and Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923), and his wife Jennie Miller (1881-1927).
  • Carson Nesbitt Cosgrove (1852-1936) (14 KB)
    Carson Nesbitt Cosgrove (1852-1936), son of Robert Coskery / Cosgrove and Grace Shaw. Robert was the founder and CEO of the renowned Green Giant Canning Company.
  • William Thomas Clinkenbeard (1875-1953) (68 KB)
    William Thomas Clinkenbeard (1875-1953) in about 1880, son of William Clinkenbeard (1819-1894) and Ann Eliza Allen (1837-1923).
  • Clarence Earl Cosgrove ( 1885-1963) (26 KB)
    Clarence Earl Cosgrove (1885-1963) of Calgary, Alberta, Canada,, son of Hugh Crosgrove and Lavina Sinclair, in a photo taken in 1950.
  • Ira Walter Stockman (1899-1979) (37 KB)
    Ira Walter Stockman (1899-1979), son of Walter Stockman (1878-1928) and Ellen Anderson (1878-1921), and husband of Ethel Lavina Cosgrove.
  • Gravestones of John, Sarah, and Robert Crosgrove (58 KB)
    The gravestones in Westfield Cemetery, Westfield, New York, of John and Sarah Coskery / Crosgrove, and Robert Coskery / Cosgrove (1820-1854).
  • A Four-generation Stockman-Cosgrove photo (89 KB)
    Ethel Cosgrove Stockman, her son Jack Stockman, her granddaughter Lisa Stockman Meade, her great-grandson Jeffrey Michael Meade, November 1988.
  • Verna May Stockman (1926-1992) (43 KB)
    Verna May Stockman (1926-1992), daughter of Ira Stockman and Ethel Cosgrove.
  • Jack Stockman, 1993. (57 KB)
    Jack Stockman in Oxford, England, in 1993.
 

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