David Critchlow

1735–16 February 1811 (Age 76)
Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of David

When David Critchlow was born in 1735, in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, James Critchlow Sr, was 43 and his mother, Ann Wilson, was 28. He married Martha Leach about 1753, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1777. He died on 16 February 1811, in Franklin Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Laird Cemetery, Plum, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Critchlow
Martha Leach
Marriage: about 1753
James Critchlow
Martha Critchlow
Joseph Critchlow
Margaret Critchlow
David Critchlow
John Critchlow
William Critchlow
Jane Critchlow

Spouse and Children

about 1753
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 41

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

Age 41

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 59

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Critchlow in Lancashire, named from Celtic crüg ‘hill’ + Old English hlāw ‘mound’.

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

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Story Highlight

David Critchlow

The earliest forbear of the Critchlow clan, David Critchlow, came toAmerica from Ireland. He settled first in Westmoreland county,Pennsylvania, about the middle of the eighteenth century. There were n …

Sources (3)

  • Davd Crutchlove, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • David Critchlon, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • David Critchlow, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

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