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Peter Croco
Birth: 1745
Death: 1818

Revolutionary War Veteran

His father Andrew Kracau was born in Poland, emigrated to Germany where Peter was born.

Peter served six years as grenadier in army of Frederick the Great of Prussia.

He came as a Hessian during the Revolutionary war, was wounded in Battle of Brandywine. Was put on picket duty and deserted to American side.

Married Elizabeth Ulrich and came west in 1792.

He died in 1818 and was buried in the orchard of his nearby farm. His grave cannot now be found but a marker has been placed here in his memory.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ulerich Croco (1755 - 1818)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Croco (1786 - 1859)*
  Peter Croco (1788 - 1877)*
  Elizabeth Croco (1792 - ____)*
  John A Croco (1793 - 1847)*
  Adam Croco (1795 - 1881)*
  Catharine Croco Carnes (1798 - 1877)*
  Susanna Croco Adams (1804 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethel Cemetery
Bethel Park
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Millennium Memorials
Record added: Aug 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15485772
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I give you my honor and respect - my 5X great grandfather. Through your service, I was able to join the DAR, and I hope you would be proud.
- Janet Davis
 Added: Nov. 3, 2014

- Mausoleum Houseguest
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
Thank you
- LonnaBeth
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