Silas Crump

3 October 1775–17 November 1834 (Age 59)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Silas

When Silas Crump was born on 3 October 1775, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Green Crump III, was 30 and his mother, Mary Alice Parr, was 25. He married Sarah Hannah Riggs in 1795, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 17 November 1834, in St. Clair, Alabama, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Silas Crump
1775–1834
Sarah Hannah Riggs
1777–1849
Marriage: 1795
Silas Crump
1790–
William B. Crump
1791–1839
Drucilla Jensey Crump
1798–
Charles L. Crump
1800–1863
James Daniel Crump
1800–1874
Malinda Melisa Crump
1801–1860
Pleasant Riggs Crump
1804–1880
Susannah "Susan" Crump
1808–1858
Samuel Guy Crump
1808–1860
Thomas Jefferson Crump
1811–1895
Nancy Crump
1811–
Robert W. Crump
1812–1883
Barton Guess Crump
1814–1889
Wesley Henderson Crump
1815–1891
Sarah Crump
1817–1863
Sidney June Crump
1822–
Zachariah Crump
1824–1871
John L Crump
1830–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1795
Stokes, North Carolina, United States
children

(18)

    William B. Crump

    Male1791–1839Male

    Silas Crump

    Male1790–Male

    Drucilla Jensey Crump

    Female1798–Female

    Charles L. Crump

    Male1800–1863Male

    James Daniel Crump

    Male1800–1874Male

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 5

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1791

Age 16

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly West Midlands): nickname for a cripple or hunchback, from English cromp, crump ‘bent’, ‘crooked’, ‘stooping’ (from Old English crumb). Compare Croom .2 Americanized spelling of German Krump , the variant Krumpp, or German and Dutch Kramp .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Biography from Find A Grave

Birth: 1775 Pittsylvania County Virginia, USA Death: Nov. 17, 1834 St. Clair County Alabama, USA Robert Green Crump III, Silas Crump's father, moved his family from Pittsylvania Co., Virginia to Surr …

Sources (3)

  • Silas Crump, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Silas Crump, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Silas Jeremiah Crump - Individual or family possessions: birth: 3 October 1775; Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

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