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Michael Cresap
Birth: Jun. 29, 1742
Oldtown
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1775
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Pre-Revolutionary War Hero. Lived in Ohio part of his adult life as a frontiersman and land developer. Later, he commanded a company of Maryland riflemen in the Continental Army at Cambridge Massachusetts. He was commissioned a Colonel under George Washington during the American Revolutionary War and died in service of the Army. (bio by: Tim Joyce) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Cresap (1694 - 1787)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Cresap Martin (1768 - 1826)*
  Michael Cresap (1775 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
Michael Cresap First Capt
Of the Rifle Batalions
And Son to Col Thomas
Cresap Who Departed this
Life October the 18 1775
 
Burial:
Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 6 Northside
GPS (lat/lon): 40.70879, -74.01211
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tim Joyce
Record added: Jan 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10288158
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My Ancestor confirmed by DNA. Surprized to find Alexander Hamilton is buried here as well. Because of this finding I discovered a treasure of facts between the two. Thank you for your service to our Country.
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