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Michael Cresap

  • Birth 29 Jun 1742 Oldtown, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 18 Oct 1775 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Plot Section 6 Northside
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  • Memorial ID 10288158

Pre-Revolutionary War Hero. Lived in Ohio part of his adult life as a frontiersman and land developer. Later, he commanded a company of Maryland riflemen in the Continental Army at Cambridge Massachusetts. He was commissioned a Colonel under George Washington during the American Revolutionary War and died in service of the Army.

Bio by: Tim Joyce

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In Memory of
Michael Cresap First Capt
Of the Rifle Batalions
And Son to Col Thomas
Cresap Who Departed this
Life October the 18 1775





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Joyce
  • Added: 8 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10288158
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Cresap (29 Jun 1742–18 Oct 1775), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10288158, citing Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .