Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameThomas (James) Croil, 1C4R
Birth20 Nov 1810
Death21 Dec 1851, Croil Island, Massena, NY, USA
MemoPreviously known as Stacey Island.
Burial1851, Osnabruck Cemetery, USA
Memo“God’s Acre” at Woodland”
OccupationWest India merchant in Glasgow, Antigua and Barbados.
EducationGlasgow Grammar School and Gawcott, Bucks., England.
Note 1“Represented his father’s firm in Barbados, West Indies, before acquiring a small farm on Croil’s Island where he lived until his death in 1851, at the age of 41. Buried in the old “God’s Acre” at Woodland.”
Note 2“Educated at Glasgow Grammar School and at Gawcott, Bucks., England. Went to Antigua in July 1830 and from there to Barbados the following April when he suffered loss of property in the great hurricane of that year.”
Note 3“Visited Scotland in 1832 and again in 1836, when he returned to Barbados as the manager of the branch business there... In autumn 1837 he married Amelia Bond Ryan of Barbados. She died at sea 10 Dec 1840.”
Note 4Presumably the Thomas Croil who was a witness at the marriage of Peter Robinson, of Williamsburgh, and Elizabeth Cross, from Scotland, on 18 November 1847, witnesses: G. Cross, Alick Robinson, William Croil, Thomas Croil, James Croil.
Flags***, Croil, Richardson
FatherJames (Thomas) Croil (1777-1826)
MotherJane (William) Richardson (1790-1882)
Marriage1837
SpouseAmelia Bond Ryan
Birthabt 1817
Death10 Dec 1840, At sea
ResidenceBarbados, West Indies
OriginOf Barbados.
Note 1Died at sea.
Children
Birth16 Sep 1838, Barbados, West Indies
Deathaft 3 Apr 1861
Marriage26 Mar 1861, Cardross, Dunbarton, Scotland
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