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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Abraham Crowley
Susannah Brittain
Marriage: 13 January 1800
Polly Crowley
Thomas Crowley
Martha Patsy Crowley
Judith Crowley
Cynthia Crowley
Nancy Crowley
Elizabeth Crowley
Susan "Susy" Crowley
Polly Crowley
Susan Crowley
Judea Crowley
Benjamin Crowley
Sophia Crowley

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

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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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