Elisha Crowder

1815–1855 (Age 40)
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Crowder was born in 1815, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Philip Crowder, was 37 and his mother, Charlotte Robbins, was 33. He married Elizabeth Patterson on 11 January 1832, in Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1855, at the age of 40.

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Elisha Crowder
Elizabeth Patterson
Marriage: 11 January 1832
Nancy Crowder
James V Crowder
Philip Marshall Crowder

Spouse and Children

11 January 1832
Pike, Illinois, United States


    Nancy Crowder


    James V Crowder


    Philip Marshall Crowder


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

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 English and Welsh: occupational name for a player on the crowd, Middle English crouth, croude, a popular medieval stringed instrument (Welsh crwth).2 Americanized spelling of German Krauter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisha Cronner, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • 1840 United States Federal Census
  • Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920

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