David Critchlow

3 November 1787–11 March 1828 (Age 40)
Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David

When David Critchlow was born on 3 November 1787, in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Critchlow, was 27 and his mother, Mary Burnsides, was 23. He married Margaret Coe on 10 December 1806, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 11 March 1828, in Bull Creek, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in West Deer Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Critchlow
Margaret Coe
Marriage: 10 December 1806
Benjamin Coe Critchlow
William Critchlow
Daniel Critchlow
Joseph Critchlow
Mary Critchlow
John James Critchlow
Margaret Critchlow
Andrew Clark Critchlow
Emma Jane Critchlow
David Coe Critchlow
Phoebe Salina Critchlow

Spouse and Children

10 December 1806
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

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.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 4

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 13

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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

«b»David Critchlow«/b» was the second child of William and Mary Polly Critchlow. As the father of William Critchlow, the author of the foregoing autobiography, he is more particularly referred to here …

Sources (3)

  • David Critchlow in entry for Margaret Coe, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • David Critchlow, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • David Critchlow in entry for Margaret Coe, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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