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Rebecca Jane Matchett Crum
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Birth: May 21, 1833
Death: Sep. 29, 1901

Wife of Daniel Gettus Crum who died in the CSA during the Civil War.

Spelling of her name on stone has Rabecca.

They left Bartow on March 6, 1862 and marched thru the woods to Gainsville to be mustered in as Company E, 7th Florida Regiment. They subscribed to the same conviction that President Jefferson Davis expressed to the CS Congress and the world: 'We seek no conquest--all we ask is to be left alone.'" Daniel Crum enlisted in the Seventh Florida Infantry, Company E, also known as the "South Florida Bull Dogs". He died of pneumonia three months after his enlistment at Columbus, GA.

Daniel's middle name has been said to be "Gettus." The Florida census of 1850 indicates "G" as his middle initial. However, later records, particularly his civil war military records, show a "J" as the middle initial and the name recorded there is "Jarrott."

There was a Daniel G. Crum listed in both Durrance's Co. of Florida Mounted Volunteers and Sparkman's Independent Co. of Florida Mounted Volunteers during the Seminole War of 1856.

1880 United States Federal Census about Rebecca Crum
Name: Rebecca Crum
Age: 50
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1880: Precinct 2, 3, and 4, Polk, Florida
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Assists In Keeping House

Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Parker 28
Susan Parker 19
Mary R. Parker 4
Frances C. Parker 1
Rebecca Crum 50


Rebecca Jane Matchett
Birth 21 May 1833 in Georgia, United States
Death 29 Sep 1901 in Polk, Florida, United States
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1833
21 May
Birth
Georgia, United States
2 source citations
1859
13 Jun
Age: 26
Marriage to Daniel Gettus Jarrott Crum
Sumter, Florida, United States
1880
Age: 47
Residence
Precinct 2, 3, and 4, Polk, Florida, United States
1 source citation
1900
Age: 67
Residence
Bartow Town, Polk, Florida
1 source citation
1901
29 Sep
Age: 68
Death
Polk, Florida, United States
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Daniel Jarrott Crum (1836 - 1862)*
 
 Children:
  Susan Z Crum Parker (1861 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Homeland Cemetery
Homeland
Polk County
Florida, USA
Plot: B 15-03
 
Created by: Donna McPherson
Record added: Aug 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28744988
Rebecca Jane <i>Matchett</i> Crum
Added by: Donna McPherson
 
Rebecca Jane <i>Matchett</i> Crum
Added by: Donna McPherson
 
Rebecca Jane <i>Matchett</i> Crum
Added by: Donna McPherson
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 24, 2009
 
 
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