When Amanda M Cropp was born on 13 October 1826, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, her father, Presley M Cropp, was 30 and her mother, Sara Catherine Belle Green, was 24. She married Alexander Holden on 12 September 1853, in Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Union District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Dewey, Rusk, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. She died on 24 April 1910, in Glen Flora, Rusk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Glenview Cemetery, Glen Flora, Rusk, Wisconsin, United States.
English (Hampshire): topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill, from Middle English cropp.
English (Hampshire): perhaps a nickname from Middle English croppe (Old English croppa) ‘sprout, crop’, though the sense of the name is obscure. Compare Cropper .
Americanized form of German Kropp or Krapp .
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