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Pvt Andrew Creveling, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1743
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Feb. 18, 1814
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Andrew Creveling was born in or near Maxsain, Germany on February 28, 1743. He died in Columbia County, PA on February 18, 1814. He migrated with his family from Germany to America as an infant. Andrew married Margaret Patrick (b.Feb. 17, 1745-d.1797, Columbia County, PA.) in Hunterdon County, NJ on June 17, 1771. Rev. McHannah officiated the ceremony. His family settled in Jugtown (West Portal, NJ) in 1755. After he married he continued to live in Hunterdon County.
He joined the Continental Army shortly after the outbreak of the Revolutionary War from Hunterdon County, NJ. He served until the end of the war.
He fought at the Battle of Monmouth. His son Samuel was born on the day of the battle on June 28, 1778. He was a private. He was given a land grant in PA for services rendered to the Continental Army. He moved to and settled in Columbia County on that land. He was a member of the Briar Creek Presbyterian Association and was a founding member of the Hidlay Presbyterian Church. The land for the church (1 acre) was conveyed from Henry Hidlay on August 19, 1796 to Andrew Creveling, George Espy and Conrad Adams. The construction of the first church was accomplished shortly thereafter. He is buried in the Hidlay Cemetery along with many of the original church members. He was listed as a pew holder on August 16. 1807. Andrew Creveling was a farmer and owned a fishery. He drew up a will in 1813 which was lost. After the death of his first wife Margaret, Andrew remarried Mrs. Hannah Waters (b.1745-d.Feb. 18, 1814). A prenuptial agreement was drawn up on July 20, 1798; docket K245 Sunbury, PA (Columbia County Court House).
Andrew and Margaret (Patrick) Creveling had ten children;
John, Martha, Mary, Samuel, Andrew, Jr., William, Alexander, Margaret, daughter and Thomas. Andrew and Hannah (Waters) Creveling had one child; Isaac. 
Family links: 
  Johannes Creveling (1706 - 1782)
  Eva Christine Loecher Creveling (1717 - 1782)
  Daniel H. Creveling (1772 - 1827)*
  Samuel Creveling (1777 - 1859)*
  Margaret Creveling Boone (1788 - 1826)*
  William Creveling (1739 - 1813)*
  Mary Creveling Strader (1740 - 1819)*
  Henry Creveling (1741 - 1782)*
  Andrew Creveling (1743 - 1814)
  Johannes Creveling (1745 - 1812)*
  Margaret Creveling Beers (1747 - ____)*
  Christiana Creveling (1748 - 1749)*
  Christiana Creveling Weller (1749 - 1781)*
  Peter Creveling (1753 - 1818)*
  Jacob Creveling (1755 - 1833)*
  Anne Creveling Brinkerhoff (1758 - ____)*
  Samuel Creveling (1760 - 1822)*
*Calculated relationship
Creveling Cemetery
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Terry W.
Record added: Jun 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53560161
Pvt Andrew Creveling, Sr
Added by: Terry W.
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