Silas Jeremiah Crump

Male3 October 1775–17 November 1834

Brief Life History of Silas Jeremiah

When Silas Jeremiah Crump was born on 3 October 1775, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, British Colonial America, 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 9 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1800. 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 Jeremiah Crump
Sarah Hannah Riggs
Marriage: 1795
John Parr Crump
Drucilla Jensey Crump
Charles L. Crump
Malinda Melisa Crump
Sarah Crump
Pleasant Riggs Crump
Susan Crump
Samuel Guy Crump
Thomas Jefferson Crump
Nancy Crump
Robert White Crump
Wesley Henderson Crump
Barton Guess Crump
Sidney June Crump
Zachariah Crump

Sources (11)

  • Silas Crump, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Silas Jeremiah Crump - Individual or family possessions: birth: 3 October 1775; Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
  • Silas Crump, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1795Stokes, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 1

    North Carolina is the 12th state.


    Age 16

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Midlands): nickname for a cripple or hunchback, from Middle English crumpe, croumpe, crampe ‘curved, bent, crooked’ (Old English crump, Old French crampe). Compare Croom .

    Americanized form 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 …

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