James Cross

 

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Bersheba Greenleaf

James Cross

  • Marriage: Bersheba Greenleaf

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The father of James Cross, name not known, was kidnapped, at the age of twelve, in Liverpool, England and brought to America. Have no record that he was sold into bondage, or held for ransom. The Cross family belonged to the Landed Gentry, and one theory is, he was an only heir to an estate and some unscrupulous relatives had him kidnapped. He became a ribbon manufacturer and Virginia planter. 348

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The father of James Cross, name not known, was kidnapped, at the age of twelve, in Liverpool, England and brought to America. Have no record that he was sold into bondage, or held for ransom. The Crossfamily belonged to the LandedGentry, and one theory is, he was an only heir to an estate and some unscrupulous relatives had him kidnapped. He became a ribbon manufacturer and Virginia planter.


James married Bersheba Greenleaf, daughter of John Greenleaf and Unknown.


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