Birth Name: Sidney Patrick Crosby
Place of Birth: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date of Birth: August 7, 1987
Ethnicity: Scottish, Irish, English, Acadian (French-Canadian), German, Swiss-German
Sidney Crosby is a Canadian professional hockey player. He is the son of Trina (Forbes) and Troy Crosby.
Sidney’s paternal grandfather’s surname was “Crosby”. Sidney’s paternal grandmother was Linda Faye Ball (the daughter of Sidney/Sydney Ball and Nancy Bradshaw Harvey). Nancy was the daughter of Stewart Blackler Harvey and Margaret “Maggie” Jane Isnor.
Sidney’s maternal grandparents were Harry Forbes and Katherine “Kate” McCarron (the daughter of Gregory McCarron and Julia Myrtle Firlotte). Gregory was the son of William Edward McCarron and Mary McKinnon. Julia was of Acadian (French-Canadian) descent, and was the daughter of Peter Andrew Furlotte and Marie Louise Page.
Obituary of Sidney’s paternal grandmother, Linda Faye (Ball) Crosby – http://atlanticfuneralhomesdartmouth.sharingmemories.ca
Genealogy of Sidney Crosby (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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