Morrison Crisp

1812–
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Morrison

When Morrison Crisp was born in 1812, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, his father, Micajah Michahak Crisp, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Sumpter, was 19. He had at least 1 daughter with Mary Laney.

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Morrison Crisp
1812–
Mary Laney
1824–
Jane Crisp
1844–

Spouse and Children

    Male1812–Male

    Mary Laney

    Female1824–Female

children

(1)

    Jane Crisp

    Female1844–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 0

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 18

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Middle English crisp, Old English crisp, cryps (Latin crispus), reinforced in Middle English by an Old French word also from Latin crispus.2 Americanized spelling of the German cognate Krisp, from Middle High German krisp, krispel ‘curly-haired man’.3 Americanized form of German Krisp, from a short form the medieval personal name Krispin ( see Crispin ).

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

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