Thomas Crump

Brief Life History of Thomas

Thomas Crump was born in 1741, in Kent, England, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Crump and Mary. He married Margaret Gold on 23 July 1756, in Westwell, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Thomas Crump
1741–
Margaret Gold
1733–
Marriage: 23 July 1756
Thomas Crump
1756–1839
Henry Crump
1758–
Margaret Crump
1760–
Elizabeth Crump
1765–1813
Sarah Crump
1768–

Sources (15)

  • Thomas Crump, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Crump, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Thomas in entry for Sarah Crump, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"

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World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

1754 · Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): nickname for a cripple or hunchback, from Middle English crumpe, croumpe, crampe ‘curved, bent, crooked’ (Old English crump, Old French crampe). Compare Croom .

Americanized form of German Krump , the variant Krumpp, or German and Dutch Kramp .

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

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