Polly Crowley

2 June 1798–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Crowley was born on 2 June 1798, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Samuel Elijah Crowley, was 22 and her mother, Frances Fannie Strong, was 18. She married William Armstrong on 11 October 1829, in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Armstrong
1809–
Polly Crowley
1798–
Marriage: 11 October 1829

Spouse and Children

    William Armstrong

    Male1809–Male

    Female1798–Female

MARRIAGE
11 October 1829
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 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.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’.2 English: variant spelling of Crawley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Polly Cawley, "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957"

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