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Thomas J Crutchfield
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1831
Louisa County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1906
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

CRUTCHFIELD THOMAS J. farmer and railroad man, Sec. 5, P. O. Rome. Was born in Louisa county, Va., April 20, 1831, and is the only surviving member of his family; was brought up in Augusta county, Va.; is the son of Aaron and Joan Crutchfield, and his father was a farmer; came to Stark county, Ill., in 1864, and to Rome in 1866; has been division foreman of the Bureau Valley branch of the C., R. I. & P. R. R. for thirteen years, and up till June 1, 1879. He enlisted in Co. C, 52d Va. Regiment Infantry, July 16, 1861, and served until July 16, 1864, when he left the service without the consent of his officers, and was held as a prisoner for thirty days after giving himself up at Wheeling, W.Va.; served under " Stonewall " Jackson and General Early. He married in 1851, Martha Boyer, a native of his own State, who died in 1858, leaving one son James W. In 1859 he married Nancy Loving, also of Virginia. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. Lodge, No. 196, at Chillicothe; owns fifty-four acres of fine farm land, contiguous to the village of Rome, worth $3,000, and had twenty acres of it under watermelons in the season of 1879. (pages 726-727)

History of Peoria County, Illinois
pub. in 1880 by Johnson & Co.
submitted by Janine Crandell

Chillicothe Township.

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  Nancy Loving Crutchfield (1829 - 1909)
  James W Crutchfield (1852 - 1913)*
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Chillicothe City Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Teresa Poshard
Record added: Oct 01, 2010
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Thomas J Crutchfield
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Thomas J Crutchfield
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