Crosier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Crosier family

The surname Crosier was first found in Liddesdale, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Crosier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crosier research. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1587 is included under the topic Early Crosier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Crosier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Crozier, Crosier, Croyser, Crosar, Crozer and others.

Early Notables of the Crosier family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Crosier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ireland Migration of the Crosier family to Ireland

Some of the Crosier family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Crosier migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crosier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Uright Crosier, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]
  • James Crosier who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766 with his wife Mary, brother Thomas and his wife Sarah
Crosier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James and Mary Crosier, who arrived in New England in 1805
  • James Crosier, who arrived in America in 1805 [1]
  • Mary Crosier, who landed in America in 1805 [1]
  • Eliza Crosier, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811 [1]
  • Richard Crosier, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1812 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Crosier migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crosier Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • William Crosier, aged 18, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833
  • Sarah Crosier, aged 16, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833

Contemporary Notables of the name Crosier (post 1700) +

  • Sergeant William Henry Harrison Crosier (1844-1903), American soldier in the American Civil War who was awarded the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Peachtree Creek in Georgia on 20 July 1864
  • Owen Russell Loomis Crosier (1820-1912), American Millerite preacher and editor


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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