Enoch G. Crosthwait1,2,3

ID# 10336, (1819 - 1888)

Key Events:

Burial: IOOF Cemetery, Indianola, Warren Co., Iowa4
Birth: 26 Dec 1819, Illinois5,6,7
Death: 14 Dec 18885,10,11

Children with an unknown spouse:

  • Nancy M. Crosthwait1 (abt 1844 - )
  • Mary Ann Crosthwait1 (abt 1848 - )
  • William T. Crosthwait1 (abt 1849 - )

Spouse:Sarah Emma Cobb (21 Dec 1820 - 25 Sep 1905)
     No children

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Enoch G. Crosthwait was buried in IOOF Cemetery, Indianola, Warren Co., Iowa.4 He was born on 26 Dec 1819 in Illinois.5,6,7
     Enoch married Sarah Emma Cobb, daughter of Capt. Willard Cobb and Amy Allen.8,9 Enoch and Sarah Emma Cobb appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, enumerated 4 Aug 1870, reporting real estate valued ate $10,000 and personal estate of $3,000. His children by a previous marriage, Nancy, Mary and William, were listed as living with them.1
     Enoch and Sarah appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Valley Twp., Polk Co., Iowa, enumerated 5 Jul 1880. Also listed in the household are Jason Beeman, age 32, as farm laborer, and Elizabeth Dixon, age 23, a housekeeper.2
     Enoch and Sarah appeared on the 1885 State Census of Valley Twp., Polk Co., Iowa, shown as living on the west half of the southeast quarter of township 79, range 24, section 18. That would indicate that their farm was 80 acres. Hubert G. Jones, age 23, is also listed as living with them.3
     He was a stock dealer in 1870, but had become a farmer by 1880.12,13,14
     Enoch died on 14 Dec 1888 at age 68.5,10,11

Citations

  1. [S2334] Enoch G. Crosthwait household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa.
  2. [S2335] Enoch Crosswaite household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa.
  3. [S2338] Enoch G. Crosthwait household, 1885 Iowa State Census, Polk Co., Iowa, Valley Twp.
  4. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #29936783, Enoch G Crosthwait.
  5. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #29936783, Enoch G Crosthwait, shows date, and includes photo of stone that shows same.
  6. [S2334] Enoch G. Crosthwait household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows age 50 and state.
  7. [S2335] Enoch Crosswaite household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows age 60 and state.
  8. [S2334] Enoch G. Crosthwait household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  9. [S2335] Enoch Crosswaite household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S2336] Sarah E. Crosthwait household, 1900 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows her as a widow.
  11. [S3965] R. L. Polk & Co.'s Des Moines City Directory, 1893 pg 242, shows Sarah as his widow.
  12. [S2334] Enoch G. Crosthwait household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows occupation as dealer in stock.
  13. [S2335] Enoch Crosswaite household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows occupation as farmer.
  14. [S2338] Enoch G. Crosthwait household, 1885 Iowa State Census, Polk Co., Iowa, Valley Twp., shows occupation as farmer.