Abraham Criglar

Male1 November 1820–17 April 1910

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Criglar was born on 1 November 1820, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Crigler, was 24 and his mother, Mrs. Mary Crigler, was 19. He married Mary Katherine Roby on 14 September 1848, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Shepherdsville, Bullitt, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 3 Leaches, Bullitt, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 17 April 1910, in Coffelt Cemetery, Mason Valley, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mason Valley, Benton, Arkansas, United States.

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Abraham Criglar
Mary Katherine Roby
Marriage: 14 September 1848
Mary Catherine Criglar
Sadonio Crigler

Sources (7)

  • Abram Crigler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Abraham Crigler, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Abraham Criglar, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    14 September 1848Bullitt, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 10

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 26

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Kriegler, a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kriegen ‘to quarrel, to dispute’, or an occupational name for an innkeeper or potter, a variant of Krüger (see Krueger ).

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

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