Croswell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Croswell family

The surname Croswell was first found in London.

Early History of the Croswell family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Croswell research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1669, 1803, 1805, and 1870 are included under the topic Early Croswell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Croswell Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Croswell, Crosswell, Crossele and others.

Early Notables of the Croswell family (pre 1700)

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


United States Croswell migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Croswell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Roger Croswell, and indentured servent who arrived at Maryland in 1683
  • Roger Croswell, aged 32, who arrived in Maryland in 1683 [1]
Croswell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hanna Croswell, age 22, who left Liverpool and arrived in Virginia in 1704

Canada Croswell migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Croswell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • William Croswell, who was recorded in the 1871 census of Ontario, Canada

Contemporary Notables of the name Croswell (post 1700) +

  • Harry Croswell (1778-1858), American crusading political journalist, publisher and author, probably best known as defendant of The People of the State of New York v. Harry Croswell, an early libel suit brought about by statements he made about various people including President Thomas Jefferson
  • Edwin Croswell (1797-1871), American journalist and politician
  • Ken Croswell, American astronomer and author
  • Charles Miller Croswell (1825-1886), American politician, 17th Governor of Michigan from 1877 to 1878, and namesake to the city of Croswell, Michigan


  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)


Houseofnames.com on Facebook
Shipping
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

Support
BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Payment
Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate