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Memorable Manitobans: Alonzo Cyrus Crosby (1853-1923)


Born at Uxbridge, Ontario on 30 May 1853, son of George Crosby and Pennock “Anna” Crosby, he married Bertha Adelaide McMullen (1853-?) and had a son, Clarence Crosby (1888-?). At the turn of the twentieth century, he resided at Stratford, Ontario and worked as a government agent before moving to Manitoba sometime around 1906. He became a public school teacher and served as the Principal of MacKenzie School (1907-1909) and Russell School (1912-1913). By 1916, he was a public school Principal at Wetaskiwin, Alberta. He died at Sudbury, Ontario on 21 December 1923.


1901 & 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

1906 & 1916 Canada censes, Library and Archives Canada.

Johnson Bridge family tree, Ancestry.

Ontario deaths registrations, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 17 February 2017

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