Cross, Joseph

    Born 1747 in Loudon Co., VA … At the age of two he removed to Baltimore Co., MD where he lived until 14 then moved to York Co., PA where in 1776 he enlisted and was in the battles of New York, Trenton, South Amboy, etc.
    He remained in Pennsylvania for four years after the war, then moved to Rowan Co., NC thence to Buncombe Co., NC where he died on Jan. 15, 1842.  He married Sarah Cogdell who was born in 1770 and who in 1869 was living in Fannin Co., GA.  Their daughter Rachel married James D. Cross.
    George Robinson and Jesse Palmer, soldiers of Buncombe Co., NC testified to his service. (Living in Buncombe Co. in 1840 age 93 years at home of Joseph Cross.
/s/ Joseph Cross

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