George Crowell

23 August 1779–2 May 1852 (Age 72)
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of George

When George Crowell was born on 23 August 1779, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, his father, Simon Crowell, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Saunders, was 43. He married Charity Williams on 2 May 1852, in Union, Hertford, North Carolina, United States. He died on 2 May 1852, at the age of 72.

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George Crowell
Charity Williams
Marriage: 2 May 1852

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    Charity Williams


2 May 1852
Union, Hertford, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 10

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 20

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Crowell, from Old English crāwe ‘crow’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Crowell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • George Crowell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • George Crowell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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