Nancy Herring and Isaac D. Crosthwait

Nancy Herring was my 3rd great grandaunt. She was born in 1806 in Albemarle Co. Virginia, a daughter of Benjamin Herring and Nancy Hill.

Marriage record from the Albemarle Co. records
Nancy Herring married Isaac D. Crosthwait 1 Jan 1827; minister, John Goss; bondsman, Thomas Tatrum; witness, Ira Garrett; daughter of Benjamin Herring, who gives his consent; witness, Stephen M. Faris and John Elliott.

Isaac D. Crosthwait was born about 1807 or before in Virginia. He was a son of Isaac T. Crosthwait. Isaac was married previously, Sept 22, 1823 in Albemarle Co., Virginia, to Mary T. Rippeto, Albemarle Co. Virginia. Mary Rippeto died before 1827 in Virginia.

Isaac Crosthwait and Nancy Herring had three children:
  1. Mary Jane Crosthwait b: Oct. 11, 1829, Albemarle Co., Virginia, d: Dec. 3, 1875, Callaway Co, Missouri, buried Pioneer Cemetery, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri.
    • married May 18, 1859 in Callaway Co., Missouri, John Frederick William Spaunhorst b: April 20, 1820, Duchy of Hannover in Germany, d: Jul 19, 1900, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, buried Pioneer Cemetery, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri.
      • Children:
      • Frederick William Spaunhorst, b: Mar. 1861 Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, d: after 1930, Heber Springs, Cleburne Co., Arkansas.
        • married Margaret Ann Patterson, b: Nov 1863, Tennesssee
          • Children:
          • William Franklin Spaunhurst (changed spelling of name) b: Jan 23, 1883, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, d: Jun 13, 1947, Little Rock, Arkansas.
          • Mary L. Sapunhorst, b: 1884, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri.
          • Frederick A. Spaunhorst, b: 1888, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri
          • David Howard Spaunhorst, b: 1890, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri
          • Elizabeth Madge Spaunhorst, b: Oct 8, 1892, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, d: Feb. 25, 1908, Heber Springs, Cleburne Co., Arkansas.
          • Charles Edward Spaunhorst, b: Nov 1894, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri
      • Lucy Emma Spaunhorst, b: May 30, 1863, Callaway Co. Missouri, d: Aug. 2, 1864, Callaway Co., Missouri, buried Pioneer Cemetery, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri.
        • Callaway Death Notices
          Died with the flux on the 2th day of August, Lucy Emma, infant daughter of Frederick and Mary J. Spanhorst, aged 1 year, 2 months, 3 days.
      • Rosalind "Rosa" Spanhorst, b: abt. 1866, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri
        • married April 9, 1888, in Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, James Richard Penn, b: Sept. 1863 in Missouri, d: July 7, 1905, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, buried Oak Grove Christian Church cemetery, Williamsburg, Callaway Co., Missouri.
      • Dr. John Franklin Spaunhorst, b: Apr. 2, 1867, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, d: Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana.
        • married, Aug. 25, 1896, Harriet S. Miller, b: 1872, Kirksville, Adair Co., Missouri, d: Jul 31, 1923, Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana.
  2. Isaac P. Crosthwait b: about 1832 Albemarle Co., Virginia. d: Mar 27, 1873 Callaway Co, Missouri. Click on his name for more information about this family.
    • married Jan 27, 1853, in Callaway Co., Missouri, his cousin Sarah Jane Herring, b: 1834 in Albemarle Co., Virginia, d: Mar. 13, 1897, Fulton, Callaway Co., Misouri. She was a daughter of Nathan Herring and Susan Hill and was my 1st cousin 3 times removed.
  3. Lucy Crosthwait, b: 1836, Callaway Co. Missouri, d: between 1900 and 1910, probably Callaway Co., Missouri.
    • married George Magorian, b: abt 1826, Ireland, d: between 1880 and 1900, probably Callaway Co., Missouri.
      • In 1880, this family was living in Fulton, his occupation was carpenter. Also living with this family was her mother, Nancy Crosthwait, and her niece, Rosa Spamhorst age 8.
    • Children:
      • Edwin Magorian, b: abt 1854, Callaway Co., Missouri. Lived in Kansas and possibly Nebraska.
      • Mollie Magorian, b: abt 1857 Callaway Co. Missouri, d: after 1910, probably in Denver, Colorado. Never married.
      • Hugh Magorian, b: abt 1858 Callaway Co. Missouri, d: after 1910, probably in Denver, Colorado. Never married.
      • Lucy Magorian, b: abt 1860 Callaway Co. Missouri, d: Sept. 24, 1878, Callaway Co., Missouri
        • Callaway Weekly Gazette death notices
          MAGORIAN - Died on September 24th of heart disease, Miss Lucy Magorian, daughter of Mr. George Magorian, of this city. She was in her 18th year. Sept 27, 1878.
          Callaway Death Notices, Sept 27, 1878
          Sudden Death - It is our painful duty this week to chronicle the sudden death of Miss Lucy E. Magorian, who died at her father's residence in this city, on Tuesday. -- She was in her nineteenth year --. She was buried in the new cemetery. -- Her oldest brother, Edwin, is in Kansas and her only sister, Miss Mollie, was in Macon City.
      • George Magorian, b: Oct. 4, 1863 Callaway Co. Missouri, d: Dec. 31, 1915, Callaway Co., Missouri. Buried, Hillcrest Cemetery, Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri.
        • married abt. 1897, Myrtle E. Wheatley, b: abt 1876, Illinois, d: after 1930, probably in Dwight, Livingston Co., Illinois.
          • Children:
          • Ralph Magorian, b: abt 1898, Callaway Co., Missouri. In 1920 he was living with his mother and grandmother Wheatley in Dwight, Livingston Co., Illinois. In 1930, living in same place with his mother and aunt.

Isaac D. Crosthwait died before 1840, there is a paper in John B. Herring's probate packet listing John B. as admin. of Isaac's estate. Since John B. died in 1841, Isaac had to have died at least a year before that.

Nancy Herring Crosthwait was named attorney for her sister and brother in law, Sarah Elizabeth Herring and William Jordan Payne, who still lived in Virginia, in 1842 to represent their interests in the final settlement of Benjamin Herring's probate packet. See example of letters here, look for the last two scans on the page.

Nancy Herring Crosthwait died Oct 4, 1882 in Callaway Co. Missouri.

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