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Henry Crooks

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Henry Crooks Veteran

Birth
Death
10 Mar 1831 (aged 87–88)
Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Candor, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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Henry Crooks' parents were William Crooks and Mary Weir/Weer. They first appear in Bucks Co., PA, then moved to the Broad Creek Hundred, Harford Co., MD, where William died. No grave marker has been found for him.

Henry was born ca. 1743, based on his date of death and age.

Henry moved from Harford Co., MD, to Washington Co., PA, in the late 1770s or early 1800s. He served as a Private, 5th Class (squad), 2nd Battalion of the Washington Co. militia, in Capt. William Bruce's Company.

Henry bought 306+ acres in Robinson Twp., Washington Co, PA, on 29 Dec 1801 for 175 pounds.

His will was written 13 Jul 1825. Probated 21 Mar 1831. Executors were James McAdams and Henry Crooks. Witnesses were John R. McEwen and John Crooks. Names sons Wiliam Crooks, Andrew Crooks, Henry Crooks and John Crooks, all to get $2.00. Names daughters Jane, wife of John Burns, Mary McKillip (each got $2.00) and Margaret Crooks, who got balance of estate at discretion of executors.
Henry Crooks' parents were William Crooks and Mary Weir/Weer. They first appear in Bucks Co., PA, then moved to the Broad Creek Hundred, Harford Co., MD, where William died. No grave marker has been found for him.

Henry was born ca. 1743, based on his date of death and age.

Henry moved from Harford Co., MD, to Washington Co., PA, in the late 1770s or early 1800s. He served as a Private, 5th Class (squad), 2nd Battalion of the Washington Co. militia, in Capt. William Bruce's Company.

Henry bought 306+ acres in Robinson Twp., Washington Co, PA, on 29 Dec 1801 for 175 pounds.

His will was written 13 Jul 1825. Probated 21 Mar 1831. Executors were James McAdams and Henry Crooks. Witnesses were John R. McEwen and John Crooks. Names sons Wiliam Crooks, Andrew Crooks, Henry Crooks and John Crooks, all to get $2.00. Names daughters Jane, wife of John Burns, Mary McKillip (each got $2.00) and Margaret Crooks, who got balance of estate at discretion of executors.


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