Abraham Crites

1772–1835 (Age 63)
Long Creek Township, New Hanover, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Crites was born in 1772, in Long Creek Township, New Hanover, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Jacob Crites Sr, was 20 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Henkle, was 11. He married Susanna B. Pfost on 17 March 1802, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lewis, Virginia, United States in 1830. He died in 1835, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Crites
1772–1835
Susanna B. Pfost
1783–1862
Marriage: 17 March 1802
Moses Crites
1790–1839
Eva Crites
1794–1860
Elizabeth Crites
1798–
Abraham Crites
1805–1885
Daniel Crites
1793–1843
Jacob S Crites
1800–1886
John Crites
1800–1857
Barbara Crites
1804–1892
Mary Crites
1810–1893
William Morgan Crites
1815–1856
Peter Crites
1820–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 March 1802
Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Moses Crites

    Male1790–1839Male

    Daniel Crites

    Male1793–1843Male

    Eva Crites

    Female1794–1860Female

    Elizabeth Crites

    Female1798–Female

    Male1800–1886Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 2

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 8

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1789

Age 17

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreutz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Crites, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Abraham Criles, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • Abraham Criles, "Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970"

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