Abraham Crowley

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Crowley was born on 28 December 1775, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Crowley, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Strong, was 33. He married Susannah Brittain on 13 January 1800, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. He died on 23 August 1823, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Crowley
1775–1823
Susannah Brittain
1779–1823
Marriage: 13 January 1800
Polly Crowley
1801–
Thomas Crowley
1801–1880
Martha Patsy Crowley
1802–1870
Judith Crowley
1804–
Cynthia Crowley
1805–
Nancy Crowley
1808–
Elizabeth Crowley
1809–1852
Susan "Susy" Crowley
1809–
Polly Crowley
1811–
Susan Crowley
1812–
Judea Crowley
1815–
Benjamin Crowley
1816–1865
Sophia Crowley
1818–1871

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Crawley, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Abraham Crowley, "Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967"
  • Benjamin Crowley Georgia, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992

World Events (8)

1776

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

1776

Georgia is the 4th state.

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brennan, Kieran, Aileen, Assumpta, Bridie, Declan, Donovan, Kaitlin, Kevin Patrick, Maeve, Patrick Joseph.

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’. There has been some confusion with Crawley .

English: variant of Crawley .

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

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