Cross, Abijah a Congregational minister, was born in Massachusetts in 1793. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1821; studied in Andover Theological Seminary in 1823; was ordained March 4, 1824; was pastor at Salisbury, N.H., until 1829; at West Haverhill, Mass., stated supply until 1831, and pastor until 1853.; without charge at the same place thereafter until his death, July 16, 1856. See Trien. Cat. of Andover Theol. Sem. 1870, page 67.