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Samuel Croley
Original name: Samuel Crowley
Birth: c. 1741
Death: Oct. 10, 1774
Mason County
West Virginia, USA

Military Figure. He was the first american killed in the Revolutionary War. He died in the first battle of the Revolution. The monument which carries the Crowley name is located at the Battleground at the place where the Great Kanawha River flows into the Ohio. That is called Point Pleasant and is now a park, site of a battle on 10 Oct 1774 between a coalition of 800 Shawnee, Mingo & Delaware against Virginia forces under Colonel Andrew Lewis. About 51 Virginians were killed that day. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Strong Crowley (1744 - 1798)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Crowley Kimsey (1760 - 1840)*
  Effaniah Crowley Burnett (1761 - 1835)*
  Effeniah Crowley Burnett (1761 - 1835)*
  James Crowley (1764 - 1840)*
  John Crowley (1768 - 1847)*
  Littleberry Croley (1772 - 1816)*
  William Crowley (1773 - 1846)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Point Pleasant
Mason County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 01, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4973
Samuel Croley
Added by: Wayne Croley
 
Samuel Croley
Added by: Wayne Croley
 
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