Petrus Antonise Crispell

Brief Life History of Petrus Antonise

When Petrus Antonise Crispell was born 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 died before 1723, in New York Colony, British Colonial America.

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Anthony Chrispel
Lea Roosa
Petrus Antonise Crispell
Neeltje Crispel
Petrus Crispel
Johannes Crispell
Cornelis Chrispel
Anna Margaret Crispell
Ariaantjen Crispel
Wilhelmus Crispel

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  • Baptismal and marriage registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston : Ulster County, New York, 1660-1809

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.

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