Plat Hickock Crofut

Male5 August 1798–18 March 1875

Brief Life History of Plat Hickock

When Plat Hickock Crofut was born on 5 August 1798, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Crofut, was 48 and his mother, Phebe Platt, was 43. He married Mary Polly Gardner on 10 June 1820, in Windsor, Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Delaware Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 18 March 1875, in Marshlands, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Marshlands, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Plat Hickock Crofut
1798–1875
Mary Polly Gardner
1801–1881
Marriage: 10 June 1820
Lydia A Crofut
1822–1845
Henry Crofut
1829–1875
Sarah Malinda Crofut
1831–1915
Almira Croffut
1832–1915
Elvira Crofut
1836–1908
Betsy Jane Crofut
1842–1843
George P Crofut
1845–1853

Sources (6)

  • Platt W Crofoot, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Plat H Crofut, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Platt H Crofoot, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1820Windsor, Broome, New York, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    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.

    1804

    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1804: Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 21

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: variant of Crawford or Crowfoot (see Crofoot ).

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

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