Gen Jeremiah Crabb

Gen Jeremiah Crabb

Birth
Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Death 19 Feb 1800 (aged 39–40)
Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Unknown, this cemetery is located at Indianola and Crabbs Branch Road in Montgomey County Maryland
Memorial ID 10750578 · View Source
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General Crabb, the son of Henry Wright Crabb was born in Maryland in 1760, and served in the Revolutionary War as a 2nd lieutenant in the First Maryland Regiment. He was promoted to 1st lieutenant on December 15, 1777, serving well until forced to resign because of poor health brought about by the winter hardships of Valley Forge. General George Washington noted Lieutenant Crabb's service and recommended his promotion to general. In 1794 General Crabb served with General Harry Lee in the supression of the Whiskey Rebellion. General Crabb married Elizabeth Ridgely Griffith (1764-1828). Elected to the US Congress representing Maryland's 3rd District, serving from March 4, 1795, until resigning in 1796. General Crabb died at his home in Montgomery County in 1800 at 40 years of age.



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  • Created by: John Rentz
  • Added: 10 Apr 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10750578
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Jeremiah Crabb (1760–19 Feb 1800), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10750578, citing Crabb Family Cemetery, Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by John Rentz (contributor 46781289) .