Diana Twiss1

#24220, (1808 - )

Family 1

Seth Crocker b. 1796, d. 1826
Children 1.Alonzo Seth Crocker+1 (c 1825 - 1884)
 2.Caroline Clarissa Crocker+1 (1827 - 1855)

Family 2

Zabez Newton b. c 1803
Child 1.John W Newton1 (1842 - )
Lavina Twiss "was related to Diana Twiss, and may have been her younger sister or a cousin."1 
1795 As of 1795,her married name was Crocker.2,1 
Her married name was Newton.1 
Birth*1808She was born in 1808 at New HampshireG.1 
Marriage*31 March 1824She married Seth Crocker, son of Josiah Crocker and Hannah Crosby, on 31 March 1824 at Madison Co., IllinoisG.2,1 
Marriage*18 December 1828She married Zabez Newton on 18 December 1828 at IllinoisG.1 
23 October 1850She and Zabez Newton appeared on the census of 23 October 1850 at Northern Dist., Jackson Co., IllinoisG; (nei. Alonzo and Lavina Crocker, fam. 541.3 
6 July 1860She and Zabez Newton appeared on the census of 6 July 1860 at Twp. 7 Range 4 W, Jackson Co., IllinoisG.4 
23 July 1870She appeared on the census of 23 July 1870 in the household of George T Downen at Bradley Prec., Jackson Co., IllinoisG, as Diana Newton, age 62, b. NH.5 


  1. [S2100] Biographies of Bradley Twp. Citizens, compiled by Carol Dean and Susan Cook,online www.iltrails.org/jackson/brad1.htm. The Twiss Family.
  2. [S1110] Illinois County Marriages 1810–1934/1940, online FamilySearch.org, Dianna [sic] and Seth Crocker, marr. Madison Co. 31 Mar 1824; citing FHL Film 1306457, img. 421, p. 12 in the original record.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Zabez B (47), b. NC, farmer; Dinah B (42), b. NH.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Jabus (64), b. CT, farmer; Diana B (52), b. NH.
  5. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. George (27), b. IL, farmer; Virginia (18), b. IL, keeps house.