Cross (Nee Fisher), Mary

Cross (nee Fisher), Mary an English minister of the Society of Friends, was born in the north of England about 1623. She appeared as a minister in 1652, and was imprisoned and even whipped for addressing public assemblies during her travels in the south of England. Subsequently she visited the West India Islands and North America, in 1658. In 1662 she married William Bayley, and in 1678 John Cross, of London; but finally came to America, and resided on the banks of the Ashley River, near Charleston, S.C., where she died, about 1700. See Bowden, Hist of the Soc. of Friends in America, 1:38-41. (J.C.S.)

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