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William  Crumly

Generation #4

Ohio County Family and Histories, 1780-1970

Clinton County, Union Township, Page 565


Henry Babb came to Ohio in 1806, from Frederick County, VA., and settle about one and a half miles north of the court house in Wilmington. His wife's father, Mordecai Walker, early in the year 1805, purchased 1,000 acres of land of Thomas Posey, the owner of the survey on which Wilmington was laid out, and divided the same into four equal parts, and gave each of his four children, two sons and two daughters, one of these parts, Elizabeth Babb, wife of Henry Babb, recieving her portion in the northeast corner of the 1,000 acre purchase, including the land on which Mr. Babb had settled. At the first election of county officers, Henry Babb was elected County Commissioner, in which officer he served two years. He was the father of five sons and four daughters. The sons were Peter, Thomas, Henry, Azel and Sampson; the daughters Mary, who married Thomas Babb; Rebecca, who married William Crumly; Rachel, who married John Walters; Hannah, who married Joseph Smith; Lydia married a Smith and Betsey a Wall.

William Crumly b: Aug 2, 1798, Frederick County, Virginia; d:  Aug 5, 1865, Wilmington, Ohio; son of Aaron Mercer and Jane Crumly; m ) Rebecca Babb  b: Nov 3, 1800,Frederick County, Virginia; d: Jun 1875 Wilmington, Ohio; dau of Henry Mercer and Elizabeth Babb

Henry Babb Crumly

b: Nov 3 1825, Wilmington, Ohio; d: Jul.8 1903, Sugar Grove, Clinton, Ohio; m) Mary Hannah Doan b: Oct 4, 1824, Union Township, Clinton, Ohio; d: Mar 18, 1909, Sugar Grove, Clinton, Ohio; dau of Jesse and Lydia Doan

Elizabeth J. Crumly

 b: 1829, Ohio

Lucinda A. Crumly

b: 1831, Ohio

Clarissa Crumly

b:  Feb 26, 1833, Wilmington, Clinton Co., Ohio

Azel Crumly

b: 1838; Ohio

Hannah Crumly

b: 1840, Ohio