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John Crouch, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: King George, King George County, Virginia
Death: Died in New Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: Clairborne, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Crouch and Ann Reeds
Husband of Sarah Weathers and Elizabeth Lane
Father of Joseph Crouch; Anna King; Jesse Crouch; John Crouch Jr; Elijah Crouch and 2 others
Brother of Joseph Crouch, II and James Crouch

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About John Crouch, Sr.

A Crouch Family Heritage Association Family Tree page

Husband: John Crouch Sr. b. ca. 1730, d. 1815 Tazewell, Tn.; son of Joseph Crouch and Ann (Reeds ?)

m.

Wife 1: Sarah, 1729 - 1789, bd. Buffalo Ridge Cemetery, Gray, Tn., presumed to be the same wife of John Crouch Sr. named Sarah who m (1) Samuel Weathers.

Wife 2:John Crouch Sr. Later m. the widow of the Rev. Tidence Lane, Elizabeth Cloud Lane. [Note: more likely she was mother of Tidence Lane and widow of his father John Fuller Lane. Tidence Lane died later than John Crouch did.] No children

Children of John and Sarah include:

William Weathers, stepson of John Crouch Sr., son of Samuel Weathers

Joseph Crouch, ca. 1749-1830

John Crouch Jr. b. 1756

Jesse Crouch 1760-1841

James B. Crouch b. 1768 m. Agnes Denton, moved to Cumberland Co., Ky. ca. 1800

Elijah Crouch

Anna or Ann Crouch m. Isaac King

Martha Crouch 1772-1848 m. George Noland & m. 1805 Rev. Isaac Denton of Cumberland Co., Ky.

More on John Crouch Sr. Family: 27 Jan 1752, John

Crouch of Brunswick Parish leased from Joseph Morton of Hanover Parish, King George

Co VA, 100 acres in Brunswick Parish for the lives of John Crouch and wife Sarah and

William Weathers, son of John & Sarah Crouch. (Son [10] JOSEPH CROUCH b 1749 is

not mentioned). 07 Mar 1765 a judgment was entered in favor of John Crouch in a court

case in King George Co VA between John Crouch and Francis Day. By tradition,

[7] JOHN CROUCH moved his family to Henry Co VA by way of Halifax Co VA.

Presumably [7] JOHN CROUCH & his family did not leave King George Co VA until 07

Mar 1765.

John Crouch's documented residences: 1749-50 & 1756, King George Co VA; 1760, Stafford Co VA; 1763, Halifax Co VA; 1777, 1778, 1779, & 1780, Henry Co VA; 1781, 1782, 1783, 1790, 1791, 1793, 1794, 1797, Washington Co TN; 1812, Claiborne Co TN. (Questionable entries on John's residence include: 1790, Harrison Co VA; 1793 Henry Co VA; & 1799, Henry Co VA.

John Crouch buried (assumed) in Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Claiborne Co TN; Sarah (Cloud) Crouch buried Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co NC/TN. John Crouch Sr. moved from King George Co VA to Stafford Co VA, Halifax Co VA, & Henry Co VA then ca1781 to Washington Co NC/TN. After John Crouch's 2nd marriage he moved to Claiborne Co TN to join some of wife Elizabeth's children [Lane's]. (There were 2 separate Crouch families in Henry Co VA at the same time, both containing the given name John. This John Crouch Sr.'s son John is not to be confused with the John Crouch who m 1785, Henry Co VA, Elizabeth Bradberry and went to Green Co KY).

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Burial: Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Clairborne Co., Tn.

Apprenticed to Richard Elkins, 10-5-1743

1. On Jan. 27, 1752 John Crouch of Brunswick Parish leased from Joseph Morton of Hanover Parish, King George Co., Va., 100 acres in Brunswick Parish for the lives of John Crouch and wife Sarah and step-son William Weathers.

2. On Mar. 7, 1765 a judgment was entered in favor of John Crouch in a court case in King George Co., Va. between John Crouch and Francis Day.

3. By tradition, John moved his family to Henry Co., Va. by way of Halifax Co., Va. Presumably John and his family did not leave King George Co., Va. until Mar. 7, 1765.

John Crouch's documented residences:

1749 - 1756 King George Co., Va.

1760 Stafford Co., Va.

1763 Halifax Co., Va.

1777 - 1780 Henry Co., Va.

1781 - 1797 Washington Co., Tn.

1812 Claiborne Co., Tn.

Sources:

Crouch Family Heritage Association (Crouch Electronic Database) -------------------- Husband: John Crouch Sr. b. ca. 1730, d. 1815 Tazewell, Tn.; son of Joseph Crouch and Ann (Reeds ?)

m.

Wife 1: Sarah, 1729 - 1789, bd. Buffalo Ridge Cemetery, Gray, Tn., presumed to be the same wife of John Crouch Sr. named Sarah who m (1) Samuel Weathers.

Wife 2:John Crouch Sr. Later m. the widow of the Rev. Tidence Lane, Elizabeth Cloud Lane. [Note: more likely she was mother of Tidence Lane and widow of his father John Fuller Lane. Tidence Lane died later than John Crouch did.] No children

Children of John and Sarah include:

William Weathers, stepson of John Crouch Sr., son of Samuel Weathers

Joseph Crouch, ca. 1749-1830

John Crouch Jr. b. 1756

Jesse Crouch 1760-1841

James B. Crouch b. 1768 m. Agnes Denton, moved to Cumberland Co., Ky. ca. 1800

Elijah Crouch

Anna or Ann Crouch m. Isaac King

Martha Crouch 1772-1848 m. George Noland & m. 1805 Rev. Isaac Denton of Cumberland Co., Ky.

More on John Crouch Sr. Family: 27 Jan 1752, John

Crouch of Brunswick Parish leased from Joseph Morton of Hanover Parish, King George

Co VA, 100 acres in Brunswick Parish for the lives of John Crouch and wife Sarah and

William Weathers, son of John & Sarah Crouch. (Son [10] JOSEPH CROUCH b 1749 is

not mentioned). 07 Mar 1765 a judgment was entered in favor of John Crouch in a court

case in King George Co VA between John Crouch and Francis Day. By tradition,

[7] JOHN CROUCH moved his family to Henry Co VA by way of Halifax Co VA.

Presumably [7] JOHN CROUCH & his family did not leave King George Co VA until 07

Mar 1765.

John Crouch's documented residences: 1749-50 & 1756, King George Co VA; 1760, Stafford Co VA; 1763, Halifax Co VA; 1777, 1778, 1779, & 1780, Henry Co VA; 1781, 1782, 1783, 1790, 1791, 1793, 1794, 1797, Washington Co TN; 1812, Claiborne Co TN. (Questionable entries on John's residence include: 1790, Harrison Co VA; 1793 Henry Co VA; & 1799, Henry Co VA.

John Crouch buried (assumed) in Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Claiborne Co TN; Sarah (Cloud) Crouch buried Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co NC/TN. John Crouch Sr. moved from King George Co VA to Stafford Co VA, Halifax Co VA, & Henry Co VA then ca1781 to Washington Co NC/TN. After John Crouch's 2nd marriage he moved to Claiborne Co TN to join some of wife Elizabeth's children [Lane's]. (There were 2 separate Crouch families in Henry Co VA at the same time, both containing the given name John. This John Crouch Sr.'s son John is not to be confused with the John Crouch who m 1785, Henry Co VA, Elizabeth Bradberry and went to Green Co KY).

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John Crouch Sr's Timeline

1727
1727
King George, King George County, Virginia
1749
May 1749
Age 22
King George, VA, United States
1749
Age 22
King George, VA, United States
1754
1754
Age 27
1756
1756
Age 29
Goochland, Virginia, United States
1760
April 25, 1760
Age 33
Stafford, Virginia, United States
1763
1763
Age 36
Halifax, VA, United States
1768
1768
Age 41
Halifax, Halifax County, Virginia
1772
January 3, 1772
Age 45
Henry CO, VA
1791
1791
Age 64
Washington, TN, United States