Was a soldier in Gen. Braddock's Army, Sent over in 1755 to take part in the French and Indaian War.
He was wounded at Braddock's defeat on July 0 1755. Served in 1st Virginia Reg until 1760 ( under Col. George Washington. He obtained a land warrant (No 883) for this service. Washington , His will was written 26 Apr 1798 and probated Jun 1798 court of Botetourt Co., VA.
Source: Botetourt County, VA Will Book A, Page 473
Will of William Cross, Sen.,. April 26 1798
Sons William, John
Daughters Mary, Jane, Elzabeth
Exec. wife Eliabeth
Witnesses George Skillern, Willima Letter, James Mayes, Matthew Moore
Recorded June, 1798 Teste, William Hite, DC