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Michael Crow (son of Martin Crow and Elizabeth Cackler) was born 1801 in Greene County, PA, and died January 08, 1882. He married Nancy Brister on December 03, 1822 in Monroe County Ohio, daughter of John Brister and Nancy Dearth.

 Includes NotesNotes for Michael Crow:
Marjorie Ellis Henline, Rt. 1, Huntington, Indiana is
Family Representative

Father: Martin Crow b: 13 MAY 1765 in Dunkard Creek, Greene County, PA
Mother: Elizabeth (Cacker, Cackler) Kaskler b: 12 MAR 1782 in Washington County, PA

Residence: 1880 Allen County, IN (Lafayette Twp)

Children
John Crow b: 26 OCT 1823 in Monroe County, OH
Elizabeth Crow b: 2 MAR 1826 in Monroe County, OH
Martin Crow b: 30 JUL 1828 in Monroe County, OH
Easter (Esther) Crow b: 15 JAN 1831 in Monroe County, OH
Nancy Crow b: 24 MAY 1833 in Monroe County, OH
James Crow b: 12 AUG 1835 in Monroe County, OH
Mary "Polly" Crow b: 11 APR 1838 in Monroe County, OH
Eliza Crow b: 14 SEP 1840 in Monroe County, OH


Information from the history of Monroe County, Ohio:

a settlement was made by Michael Crow and others on Clear Fork creek.

From Monroe County Pages, Early Settlers: 1850, Summit Twp. Ephraim Rucker, Mollie McGuire, James Benson, Michael Crow, William Craig, Philip Cline, Edward Coulter, John Hamilton, Jacob Wise, David Ayres, Ephraim Dearth, Thomas Scott, James Allen, Robert Smith, Thomas Allen, Henry Benson, Barak Fisher, Alexander Ferrel, Robert Stewart, John McBride, Robert Hannahs, Hugh Henderson


The first election was held in Lewisville on September 7, 1850. There were as many voters in the township at this time as there were in 1880. The first vote was cast by Lemuel Rucker. Michael Crow and George W. Watson were elected as the first Justices of the Peace for Summit Township although Mr. Watson had been elected as a Justice of the peace in Center Township before Summit Township was organized. Other officers which were elected for Summit Township at this time were as follows: Barnet Mann, Trustee; John H. Ayers, Trustee; Jacob H. Hamilton, Trustee; Isaac Barnhart, Assessor; William Milligan, Treasurer; and Philip Weber, Constable.

Michael CROW was born in 1801 in Greene County PA. Michael was in Wells County, Indiana, in 1863 when he was interviewed by Lyman Draper.

From the Monroe County Pages.

Ephraim Rucker and Mollie McBrides were the first settlers in Summit Township. Mr. Rucker came from Virginia and Miss McBrides came from Pennsylvania. Mollie McBrides settled North of Lewisville and this settlement was known as Mollie's Garden. Mr. Rucker settled in the Western part of Summit Township. These first settlers built the first cabins around 1814 in Summit Township. Other early settlers were as follows: James Benson, Michael Crow, William Craig, Philip Cline, Edward Coulter, John Hamilton, Jacob Wise, David Ayers, Ephraim Dearth, Thomas Scott, James Allen, Robert Smith, Thomas Allen, Henry Benson, Barak Fisher, Alexander Ferrel, Robert Stewart, John McBrides, Robert Hannahs, and Hugh Henderson, These early settlers came from Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

The first election was held in Lewisville on September 7, 1850. There were as many voters in the township at this time as there were in 1880. The first vote was cast by Lemuel Rucker. Michael Crow and George W. Watson were elected as the first Justices of the Peace for Summit Township although Mr. Watson had been elected as a Justice of the peace in Center Township before Summit Township was organized. Other officers which were elected for Summit Township at this time were as follows: Barnet Mann, Trustee; John H. Ayers, Trustee; Jacob H. Hamilton, Trustee; Isaac Barnhart, Assessor; William Milligan, Treasurer; and Philip Weber, Constable.

The first election was held in Lewisville on September 7, 1850. There were as many voters in the township at this time as there were in 1880. The first vote was cast by Lemuel Rucker. Michael Crow and George W. Watson were elected as the first Justices of the Peace for Summit Township although Mr. Watson had been elected as a Justice of the peace in Center Township before Summit Township was organized. Other officers which were elected for Summit Township at this time were as follows: Barnet Mann, Trustee; John H. Ayers, Trustee; Jacob H. Hamilton, Trustee; Isaac Barnhart, Assessor; William Milligan, Treasurer; and Philip Weber, Constable.

The first election was held in Lewisville on September 7, 1850. There were as many voters in the township at this time as there were in 1880. The first vote was cast by Lemuel Rucker. Michael Crow and George W. Watson were elected as the first Justices of the Peace for Summit Township although Mr. Watson had been elected as a Justice of the peace in Center Township before Summit Township was organized. Other officers which were elected for Summit Township at this time were as follows: Barnet Mann, Trustee; John H. Ayers, Trustee; Jacob H. Hamilton, Trustee; Isaac Barnhart, Assessor; William Milligan, Treasurer; and Philip Weber, Constable.

Extracted from Hardesty's History of Monroe County, Ohio

More About Michael Crow:
Baptism (LDS): May 05, 1956
Census 1: 1850, Monroe County, Ohio, Page 268.
Census 2: Submitted by Marjorie Ellis Hemline GG Dau..
Endowment (LDS): October 25, 1956
Sealed to parents (LDS): March 20, 1957

More About Michael Crow and Nancy Brister:
Marriage: December 03, 1822, Monroe County Ohio.

Children of Michael Crow and Nancy Brister are:
  1. John Crow, b. October 26, 1823, Monroe County, Ohio, d. August 02, 1906.
  2. Elizabeth Crow, b. March 02, 1826, Monroe County, Ohio, d. December 02, 1876.
  3. Martin Crow, b. July 30, 1828, Monroe County, Ohio, d. September 06, 1920, Wells County, Indiana.
  4. Ester Crow, b. January 15, 1831, Monroe County, Ohio, d. June 22, 1889.
  5. +Nancy Crow, b. May 24, 1833, Monroe County, Ohio, d. March 17, 1897.
  6. James Crow, b. August 12, 1835, Alabama, d. January 17, 1901, Allen County, Indiana.
  7. Polly or Mary Crow, b. April 11, 1838, Monroe County, Ohio, d. January 22, 1873.
  8. Eliza Crow, b. September 14, 1840, Monroe County, Ohio, d. June 02, 1885.
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