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Gen Jeremiah Crabb

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Gen Jeremiah Crabb Veteran

Birth
Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Death
19 Feb 1800 (aged 39–40)
Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA GPS-Latitude: 39.1150628, Longitude: -77.1582683
Plot
Unknown, this cemetery is located at Indianola and Crabbs Branch Road in Montgomey County Maryland
Memorial ID
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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.

Documentation of his Revolutionary War service by the DAR:
CRABB, JEREMIAH (1st Lt.) DAR Ancestor
Service: MARYLAND Rank(s): FIRST LIEUTENANT
Birth: 1760 PRINCE GEORGES CO MARYLAND
Death: 1800 MONTGOMERY CO MARYLAND
Service Description: 1) 2LT,7TH CO.4TH BATT.OF REGULARS
RESIDENCE 1) County: PRINCE GEORGE CO. - State: MARYLAND
SPOUSE 1) ELIZABETH RIDGELY GRIFFITH
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.

Documentation of his Revolutionary War service by the DAR:
CRABB, JEREMIAH (1st Lt.) DAR Ancestor
Service: MARYLAND Rank(s): FIRST LIEUTENANT
Birth: 1760 PRINCE GEORGES CO MARYLAND
Death: 1800 MONTGOMERY CO MARYLAND
Service Description: 1) 2LT,7TH CO.4TH BATT.OF REGULARS
RESIDENCE 1) County: PRINCE GEORGE CO. - State: MARYLAND
SPOUSE 1) ELIZABETH RIDGELY GRIFFITH


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  • Created by: John Rentz
  • Added: Apr 10, 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10750578/jeremiah-crabb: accessed ), memorial page for Gen Jeremiah Crabb (1760–19 Feb 1800), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10750578, citing Crabb Family Cemetery, Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by John Rentz (contributor 46781289).