Thomas Croslin was born in 1770 in Virginia and died in 1856 in Williamson County Illinois. He married Nancy Teal, the daughter of Edward Teal. Thomas Croslin was buried on the Crosby farm in Williamson County Illinois.
Children of Thomas & Nancy (Teal) Croslin:
Thomas b. 11 July 1822 Coffee Co Tn, d. 18 Apr 1922 Franklin Co IL, bur East Fork cem. Mary b. 1829 Louisa J. b. 24 Jan 1834 Cherokee Nation, Ala., d. 11 June 1890 Williamson County IL.
Thomas Croslin, b. 11 July 1822 Coffee Co Tn, d. 18 Apr 1922 Franklin Co IL, bur East Fork cem. Son of Thomas & Nancy (Teal) Croslin. Married 16 July 1851 in Williamson County Illinois, Elvira Jane Carter, dau of John & Jane (Gregory) Carter, b. 12 Apr 1832, d. 20 July 1913. Thomas enlisted in Co "I" of the 56th IL Inf. in the Civil War. Thomas and his wife are buried in the East Fork Church cemetery. Thomas stone reads b. 10 Oct 1822.
Children of Thomas & Elvira (Carter) Croslin:
Henry William b. 8 May 1853, d. 8 Nov 1879 Parrish, Franklin Co., IL. Buried in Jones cem. Lee Sanford b. 5 Feb 1855, d. 8 Nov 1872 Parrish, IL. Buried Jones cem. John Thomas b. 8 Oct 1856 Parrish, IL., d. 27 Apr 1921 Johnston City, Williamson Co., IL, Buried 28 April 1921 in East Fork cem. Md. 4 Jan 1879 Franklin Co IL., Laura A. Plasters. b. 1860, d. 1937 Alonzo C. b. 11-20-1858 Parrish, Franklin Co., IL d. 9-10-1938 Frankfort Twp., Franklin Co. IL. Rufus Hardin b. 22 April 1861 Parrish, IL, d. 7 Nov 1872 Parrish, IL., bur Jones cem. Sarah Parilee b. 27 Nov 1862 Parrish, IL., d. 8 Sept 1879 Parrish, Il., bur Jones cem. Ellen [Louella] b. 12 Apr 1868 Parrish, IL., d. 31 Dec 1944 West Frankfort, Franklin Co., IL Married 9 Dec 1889 Franklin Co. IL, Emmett N. Felts Alice b. 30 Sept 1870 Parrish, IL, d. 17 March 1922 Franklin Co., IL, bur East Fork cem. Married 17 March 1889 Franklin Co., IL., William C. Gray. Sidney b. 8 March 1872, d. 8 Sept 1874 Parrish, IL, bur Jones cem. Edward Smith b. 18 April 1877 Parrish, IL., d. aft 1910 Md. 1st, 7 Apr 1895 Franklin Co., IL., Emma J. West. Md. 2nd, 28 Dec 1897 Franklin Co., IL., Birtie Gertrude Hanneman. Md. 3rd, 16 Oct 1904 Franklin Co., IL., Cora B. Taylor. Jennie b. 1879 Parrish, IL, d. 1898.
Alonzo (Lonnie) C. Croslin b. 20 Nov 1858 Parrish, Franklin Co., IL d. 10 Sept 1938 Frankfort Twp., Franklin Co. IL., son of Thomas & Elvira Jane (Carter) Croslin. Married 1st, 18 June 1882 Franklin County Illinois, Ellenora (Ella) Gettings b.1865, d.1899, dau of James & America (Cockrill) Gettings. Alonzo md. 2nd, 12 Sept 1920, Gertrude Bollinger Motsinger. All with the exception of Gertie is buried at East Fork Church cem.
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Children of Alonzo C. & Ellenora (Gettings) Croslin:
Lawrence b. 5 Aug 1883 Thompsonville, IL d. 1958 Was a Gold miner in Alaska. Harrison C. b. 16 Feb1889 Parrish, IL d. 16 Apr 1942 Zeigler, IL . Baptist minister. md. 1915 in Grayville, White Co., IL., Zella Johnston, b. 9 Nov 1889, d. 23 Nov 1955. Fannie E. b. 29 July 1885 Parrish, IL d. July 1964 Jennie b. 20 Aug 1891 Parrish, IL d. 13 Nov 1961 West Franfort, IL m. Hardin Mocaby 18 Oct 1913 Franklin Co. IL Arthur E. b. 19 Oct 1895 Parrish, IL d. 26 Sept 1972 Franklin C. IL Pvt. Co. D 346th Inf. WWI md. 15 Sept 1917 Franklin Co. IL, Cena Mildred Childers, b. 4 Mar 1900, d. 13 Mar 1976 George b. 5 Mar 1898 Parrish, IL d. 16 Jan 1941 Franklin Co. IL md. 6 July 1921, Bonnie E. Hicks, b. 17 June 1905, d. 22 Jan 1976 Children of Alonzo C. & Gertrude (Bollinger) Motsinger Croslin: Thomas Earl b. 1922, d. 27 Sept 1941
Louisa J. Croslin, b. 24 Jan 1834 Cherokee Nation, Ala., d. 11 June 1890 Williamson County IL., bur Shed Churchyard. Daughter of Thomas & Nancy (Teal) Croslin. Married 30 Oct 1850 Williamson County IL., John H. Carter, son of John & Jane (Gregory) Carter.
Children of John H. & Louisa J. (Croslin) Carter:
Frances Jane Mary Frances Richard Sanford Samuel b. 27 Dec 1853 William b. 8 Jan 1855, d. 1904 Uriah James b. 27 Nov 1858, d. 18 March 1950 Godfrey Gregory b. 10 Jan 1862, d. 1956 Martha Ann b. 13 Jan 1868, d. 11 July 1842 California. Md. ____ Klope. Enola b. 7 Oct 1872
Harrison Croslin & family
Thomas Croslin's Civil War Pension Records
Stone Funeral Home Record: L. C. Croslin. Date of funeral: 9-12-1937 Place of death: house Funeral services at: East Fork Time of funeral: 2 p.m. Clergyman: Wilson Certifying physician: C. H. Eldredge His address: City Cause of death: cancer Date of Death: 9-12-1937 Single, Married, Divorced: M Religion: B Age: 78 Years:, 9 Months, 20 Days Birth Place: Parish Date: 11-20-58 Father: Thomas Birth Place: Tenn Maiden name of Mother: Elvira Carter Birth Place: Tenn Name of Wife: Gertrude Bolinger Informant: Eva M. Croslin Address: W. F. Interment: East Fork Cost of funeral: $250.00
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