Crosby, Jewett Vernon

Crosby, Jewett Vernon a Presbyterian minister, was born at Staunton, Virginia, July 8, 1816. He graduated from Hampden-Sidney College in 1837, taught for a time, spent one year in Union Theological Seminary, Virginia, then became stated supply at Manning's Neck, N.C., and Jerusalem, Virginia, in 1843; was ordained evangelist by the Presbytery of East Hanover, September 23 of the same year; preached at Southampton and Smithfield, Virginia, until 1847; afterwards at Bardstown, Kentucky; from 1848 to 1860 was pastor of that church, at the same time being principal of the female academy there; stated supply at Midway and Clear Creek until 1864; was also principal of Rose Hill Female Academy; thereafter stated supply and principal of the female academy at Bardstown. until his death, November 14, 1877. See Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, page 16.

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