Petrus Antonise Crispell

1 May 1720–1786
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Petrus Antonise

When Petrus Antonise Crispell was christened on 1 May 1720, in Kingston, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Anthony Chrispel, was 28 and his mother, Lea Roosa, was 21. He married Lea Aldertse Roosa on 14 January 1743, in Kingston, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1786, in Hurley, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 66.

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Petrus Antonise Crispell
Lea Aldertse Roosa
Marriage: 14 January 1743
Petrus Crispell
Lea Crispell
Benjamin Crispell
Anthony Crispell
Abraham Crispell
Maria Crispel
Rachel Crispel
Rachel Crispell
Jacob Crispel

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  • Marriage
    14 January 1743Kingston, Ulster, New York Colony, British Colonial America
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    World Events (2)

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    New York is the 11th state.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of northern French Crespel or Crépel: nickname for someone with curly hair, from a derivative of Old French cresp(e) ‘curly-haired’ (from Latin crispus).History: Antoine Crespel from Calais in Pas-de-Calais, France, married Marie Blanchant in Mannheim, Germany, in 1660, and died in Kingston, NY, in 1707. His name is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (as Antoine Crispel or Crispell or Crépel) and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America (as Anthony Crispel).

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

    Sources (4)

    • Baptismal and marriage registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston : Ulster County, New York, 1660-1809
    • Petrus Chrispel, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
    • Petrus Chrispel in entry for Benjamin Chrispel, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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