David Byerly Croushorn

Brief Life History of David Byerly

When David Byerly Croushorn was born on 12 October 1822, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, George Croushorn, was 24 and his mother, Catharine Byerly, was 17. He married Susan Martin Black on 24 December 1844. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Lee District, Fauquier, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 22 September 1911, in Oswego, Kendall, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bealeton, Fauquier, Virginia, United States.

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David Byerly Croushorn
Susan Martin Black
Marriage: 24 December 1844
Pleasant Elbert Croushorn
Howard Van Lear Crousehorn
Robert Newton Croushorn
George Marshall Croushorn
Catharine Crousehorn
Ida Annetta Croushorn
John Black Croushorn

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  • David B Croushoum, "United States Census, 1870"
  • D. B., "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • David B Craushorn, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries: 1833: Illinois, United States 1836: Kane, Illinois, United States 1841: Kendall, Illinois, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kraushaar or perhaps of its Dutch cognate Kruishaar.

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

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