Gen. Jeremiah Crabb, US Congress

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Jeremiah Crabb

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Frederick County, Province of Maryland
Death: Died in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Crabb Family Cemetery, Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Wright Crabb and Ann Crabb
Husband of Elizabeth Griffith (Crabb)
Father of Sarah Griffith; Matilda Lackland and Lydia Ridgely Griffith

Occupation: Military officer; politician, in Congress
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About Gen. Jeremiah Crabb, US Congress

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND with the rank of FIRST LIEUTENANT. [http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremiah_Crabb

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10750578&ref=wvr

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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Gen. Jeremiah Crabb, US Congress's Timeline

1760
1760
Frederick County, Province of Maryland
1793
January 27, 1793
Age 33
Montgomery, Maryland, USA
1795
May 12, 1795
Age 35
Montgomery, Maryland, USA
1799
June 24, 1799
Age 39
1800
1800
Age 40
Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
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Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States