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The Crossett surname comes from the Italian word "croce" from the Latin "crux," meaning "cross."

Crossett Early Origins



The surname Crossett was 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 Gothi c. 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.

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Crossett Spelling Variations


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Crossett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Croce, Croci, Della Croce, Crose, Crocetti, Crucitti, Crosetti, Crosetto, Crosio, Crosara, Crociato and many more.

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Crossett Early History


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Crossett Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Crossett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crossett Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was the Cruce family of Venetia. Giulio Cesare Croce (1550-1609) was an Italian writer, actor and producer of plays; Giovanni Croce (c.1558-1609), Italian composer and priest, Choirmaster...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crossett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crossett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Martha Crossett, who arrived in New England in 1716
  • Martha Crossett, who landed in New England in 1716
  • James Crossett, who landed in New England in 1736

Crossett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Crossett, who arrived in South Carolina in 1811
  • Andy Crossett, who arrived in Boston in 1850
  • Mary Crossett, who came to New York in 1852
  • Mary J. Crossett, who arrived in Vermont sometime between 1856 and 1926
  • Andrew Thomas Crossett, who arrived in Maryland in 1898

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crossett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crossett (post 1700)



  • Matthew Adam Crossett (b. 1985), American NFL football punter for the Indianapolis Colts
  • Howard Wallace Crossett (1918-1968), American silver medalist bobsledder at the 1952 Winter Olympics
  • Stanley Roy Crossett (1900-1992), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey defenceman

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    9. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    10. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    11. ...

    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.

    This page was last modified on 6 December 2012 at 13:04.

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