Jeremiah Crouse

25 May 1828–11 July 1895 (Age 67)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Crouse was born on 25 May 1828, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Crouse, was 30 and his mother, Abagail Baldwin, was 36. He married Catharine Bowling on 7 September 1849, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ayr Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 11 July 1895, in Liberty Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jeremiah Crouse
Catharine Bowling
Marriage: 7 September 1849
Nancy Ann Crouse
Laura Virginia Crouse
William Henry Crouse
Jacob Rankin Crouse
John Harrison Crouse
Lewis Ellsworth Crouse
Minnie May Crouse

Spouse and Children

7 September 1849
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States


    Nancy Ann Crouse


    Laura Virginia Crouse


    William Henry Crouse


    Jacob Rankin Crouse


    John Harrison Crouse


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Cruse .2 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kraus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeremiah Crouse, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jeremiah Crouse, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jerimiah Crouse, "United States Census, 1880"

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