Gazlay Family History

Family HistoryFamily History - Mary Jane Crossland


Key:1.“+” preceding a child’s name indicates the child has their own paragraph in the next generation.
 2.“born xxxx” indicates the child is under 18 years of age and the birth date is known but withheld.
This family history features Mary Jane Crossland and her immediate family.

First Generation
1. Mary Jane Crossland,1 born 12 January 1923 in Miami, Dade County, Florida (parents not determined); died ca. February 1970. Mary married, 2 August 1953 in Meridian, Mississippi, David McGregor Roby (born 17 October 1927, the son of Wilson Roby and Ida Jane McGregor;1 David died 16 April 2005 in Flowery Branch, Georgia1).

David served 23 years in the U.S. Navy and retired in 1973 as a Chief Warrant Officer (CWO4), aircraft machinery officer. His military service included tours in Japan, Southeast Asia and various ships. He and Ginny and their son lived in Wyoming for several years in the 1970s. David worked part-time for a resort complex and he lived in Gainesville, Georgia, for many years.

  1. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). David M. Roby, no. 421-22-4416