1917 — Doylestown, PA
In 1904, Crossley was on the Board of the "Worsted Mills Board" (Bucks County Gazette, Bristol PA. 14 Jan. 1904)
Crossley and his son, Harris were the ones that ran the "Clear Springs Worsted Mill" that made fine wool for suiting. During WW ! and then again for WW II Harris made a cheaper grade for the Army blankets.
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This is the Bohnia which landed in New York February 10, 1881. On board were Crossley Holmes 30 years old and a weaver, his wife Martha 29, "Johanna" (Ina) 7, Harris 4, Herbert 3, and Stoney infant. Just found on a new site castlegarden.org which is a new and incomplete database of immigrants that arrived before Ellis Island was in place. they came in to Castle Garden which is in the Battery of Manhattan near where the Staten Island Ferry arrives today.