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Where did the Italian Crossett family come from? What is the Italian Crossett family crest and coat of arms? When did the Crossett family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Crossett family history?The Crossett surname comes from the Italian word "croce" from the Latin "crux," meaning "cross."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Croce, Croci, Della Croce, Crose, Crocetti, Crucitti, Crosetti, Crosetto, Crosio, Crosara, Crociato and many more.
First found in Vicenza, anciently known as Vicetia, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Vicenza. It was conquered by the Venetians in 1405. It has many beautiful palaces and churches, galleries and museums. The cathedral is Gothic. The original church SS.Felice e Fortunato was built in 975 but has been much altered. It is notable for its development painters, architects, sculptors and scholars. Natives were Trissino, Palladio, Pigafetta, Fogazzaro, Mantegna, Montagna, Speranza, Scamozzi and Buoncosiglio. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crossett research. Another 459 words(33 lines of text) covering the years 1546, 1550, 1558, 1559, 1603, 1609, 1628, 1652, 1676, and 1688 are included under the topic Early Crossett History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 71 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crossett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Crossett Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Crossett Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Crossett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crossett Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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