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Ancestors of Paul C. Crooks & Mary Genevieve Yone

Generation No. 7

      64. James Crooks , Sr., born Unknown in Ireland; died Unknown in Monongahela Twp, Greene Co., Washington Co., PA. He married 65. Elizabeth (Crooks).

      65. Elizabeth (Crooks), born Unknown in Ireland; died Unknown in Washington Co., PA.

More About James Crooks , Sr.:
Fact 1: Migrated to U.S. in 1745-1750
Fact 2: Buried in Washington Co., PA

      Children of James Crooks and Elizabeth (Crooks) are:
i.   Thomas Crooks, born 19 Feb 1734/35 in Ireland; died 25 Feb 1815 in Washington Co., PA; married Judith Parr 1766-1797.
Notes for Thomas Crooks:
Thomas was a Colonel in the Continental line of the American Revolutionary War and a leader
in the militia from Washington Co., PA. His job in the militia was to search out and remove the
indians from the new territory. Thomas died at his mansion in Richards Valley in West Bethelhem
Township. After the war, he was a justice of the peace. His land was from a land grant from Virginia
Certificate. His tract of land was on Pigeon Creek. He died at the age of 80 years old.
Thomas let church members purchase land from him so they could erect a new church. This
church was called the Redstone church and located on Redstone road. The graveyard that was
situated with the church is called Crooks graveyard. The church was abandon and destroyed.
The Redstone church was located by Scenery Hill.
More About Judith Parr:
Fact 1: Died at age 84.

ii.   Richard Crooks, born 08 Oct 1745 in Ireland; died May 1819 in KY; married Lavina Wilson in Pennsylvania.
Notes for Richard Crooks:
Richard was born in Ireland and moved to the U.S. with his parents. They settled in Pennsylvania
upon arrival to America. Richard served in the war as a ranger on the frontier. After the Revolutionary War, Richard moved his immediate family toBath Co., Kentucky. His family is buried in the Springfield Church graveyard near Sharpsburg. It is the oldest Presbyterian church in Kentucky. There is no gravemaking for Richard or Lavina. The only grave that is recognizable is the grave of Levina Crooks.

More About Richard Crooks:
Fact 1: He served under Captain W. Fife,WA Co., PA
Fact 2: Aft. 1779, Moved to Bath Co., KY
Notes for Lavina Wilson:
Lavina name maybe spelled Lavinia.

32 iii.   James Crooks , Jr., born 24 Jan 1749/50 in Franklin Co., PA; died 15 Jun 1833 in Parke County, IN; married (1) Nancy Blue; married (2) ? Herrod.
iv.   William Crooks, born 15 Sep 1756 in PA; died 14 Jul 1836 in OH; married (1) Amy Martin; married (2) Margaret Berry.
Notes for William Crooks:
William served in the American Revolutionary War from WA Co., PA under the command of
Captain William Findlay's Company. There is a list somewhere that does not list Margaret
Berry as a spouse.

More About William Crooks:
Fact 1: Bured in Millville, Butler Co., OH

v.   Mary Crooks, born Unknown; married ? Blackmore.
vi.   Sarah Crooks, born Unknown; married ? Ingram.

      66. Abraham Blue, born Unknown; died 13 Nov 1818 in Butler Co., OH. He was the son of 132. John Blew and 133. Cattron Van Meter. He married 67. Elizabeth Quick?.

      67. Elizabeth Quick?, born Abt. 1748; died 10 Jul 1826.

Notes for Abraham Blue:
He may of been married twice. He served as a scout in 1766-69. Abraham signed a Memorial
to Congress, as settlers "on public lands lying below the mouth of the great Mami River
between the seaid Miame and the Boundary line between the United States and the Indian tribes.

More About Abraham Blue:
Fact 1: 1770, Relinquished all interest to his fathers estate to his mother.
Fact 2: 1779, Purchased 94 acres on Patterson Creek, Hampshire Co., from Okey Johnson
Fact 3: 1783, Sold the land to Kimber Barton
Fact 4: Moved to Ohio soon after the land was sold.
Fact 5: 1796, Name on church records-Columbia Baptist Church
Fact 6: 1790, Columbia Baptist Church first organized
Fact 7: 1797, Elizabeth Blue listed as a member of Columbia Baptist Church
Fact 8: 1798, Voter-Hamilton Co. Northwest Territory
Fact 9: 1807, Name appears on tax list-Butler Co. Lemon Twp

More About Elizabeth Quick?:
Fact 1: Died at age 78 years.

      Children of Abraham Blue and Elizabeth Quick? are:
i.   Fredrick Blew/ Blue, born 1759; died 1836.
33 ii.   Nancy Blue, born 1767 in PA; died 27 Aug 1845 in Parke Co., IN; married James Crooks , Jr..
iii.   Elizabeth Blue, born 1769; died 1865.
iv.   Nathaniel Blue, born Abt. 1773.
v.   Sarah Blue, born 1776; died 1866; married ? Bell.
vi.   John Blue, born Abt. 1790; died Abt. 1855.
vii.   Henry Blue, born Unknown; died 1815.
viii.   James Blue, born Unknown.
ix.   Mary Blue, born Unknown.

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