Hannah BENEDICT was born on 21 July 1812 in Nassau, Rensselaer, NY, first child of Jacob Benedict and Rhoda Beebe. She died on 4 Oct. 1893 in Roscoe, Winnebago Co., IL
Hannah BENEDICT and Robert John CROSS were married on 18 Sep. 1836 in Nassau, Rensselaer, NY. Robert John CROSS (son of Rev. John CROSS and Margaret HANNA) was born on 1 Oct 1803 in Newburgh, Orange, NY. He died on 15 Feb 1873 in Roscoe, Winnebago Co., IL.
Note- Her name is engraved on top of gravestone.
They had five Children:
John CROSS, born 2 Nov 1837 Roscoe, Winnebago Co., IL, "born in the large log house, built on the bank of Rock River on R J Cross farm", and died 22 Jul 1917 in Iowa. He was married to Sarah Louisa PELTON 12 Oct 1856.Sarah was born 4 June 1836 and died 18 June 1895 in Iowa.
Margaret Louise CROSS, born 21 Apr 1839 in Roscoe, "born in the large log house, built on the bank of Rock River on R J Cross farm", and died 18 Oct 1918 in Chicago, Cook, IL. she married James M. MCAFFEE (m 22 Mar 1866).
William Hanna CROSS, Rev. Born 22 Jul 1842 "in the large log house, built on the bank of Rock River on R J Cross farm".
He graduated with honors from Chicago Theologican Seminary.
Was pastor of Tomah, WIsc. Congregational Church, Hollister California Congregational and 20 years at Saratoga Congregational near San Jose.
He died 2 Jun 1912 in Berkeley, Calif.
He married: Ellen GOODRICH 19 May 1870 in Platteville, Wisconsin.
Mary Antoinette CROSS born 25 Sep 1849, "born in the village of Roscoe", Winnebago Co., IL She died 1 Sep 1851 in Roscoe, Winnebago Co., IL.
Lewis B. CROSS born 31 Oct 1851 "in Roscoe village"(4), Winnebago Co., IL Died 5 Apr 1931 in Wood River, Hall, Neb. He married Lydia BOONE (m 19 Mar 1873).
Robert John Cross
1803–1873 (m. 1836)