Thomas B Crystal

Brief Life History of Thomas B

When Thomas B Crystal was born on 15 January 1804, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Crystal, was 39 and his mother, Mary Polly Gooding, was 33. He married Margaret Carpenter on 6 July 1826, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died in 1880, in Wathena, Doniphan, Kansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bellemont Cemetery, Wathena, Doniphan, Kansas, United States.

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Thomas B Crystal
Margaret Carpenter
Marriage: 6 July 1826
Eveline Crystal
Rachel Ann Crystal
Garrett Crystal
Squire Samuel Preston Crystal
Polly Crystal
Ezekial Cristal
Peter Harrison Crystal
Elizabeth Phoebe Crystal
Margaret Allen Crystal
Reuben Thomas Crystal

Sources (4)

  • Thomas Crystal, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thos. B. Crystal, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Thomas P Crystal, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeenshire and Angus) and Irish (Sligo and Armagh): from the Gaelic personal name Criostail, a Scottish and Manx pet form of Críostóra (Christopher), or a shortened form of Gaelic Mac Criostail ‘son of Cristal’. See also McCrystal .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Kristall ‘crystal, cut glass’.

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

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