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Kram, Cram, Crum & Crume of Pennsylvania & Virginia
Posted by: Rick Crume (ID *****7364) Date: April 26, 2006 at 18:19:40
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I’m researching Philip Crume, born 9 Aug. 1724, a son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Brook) Crume. (#1)

Philip Crume’s neighbors in Virginia included Henry Crum and Hans Jacob Koger / Coger, who married Lucinda Crum. Jacob Coger was born in Germany in 1710, immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1728 and died in Virginia in 1783. (#2)

Was Henry Crum the same person as Henry Cram, a 34-year-old German who immigrated in 1731 on the Britannia, sailing from Rotterdam to Philadelphia? (#3 & 4)

Hans Jacob Coger and Henry Crum purchased land in St. Mark’s Parish, Orange County, Virginia, on the same day in 1740. (#5)

Philip and John Crume are mentioned in the same deed in Augusta County, Virginia, in 1749. (#6)

Hans Jacob Coger and Henry Crum’s son John are mentioned in the same record pertaining to the settlement of John Windlekite’s estate in Augusta County, Virginia, in 1752. (#7)

Philip Crume was a resident of Beckford Parish, Dunmore County, Virginia, in 1767 and of Beckford Parish, Shenandoah County, Virginia, in 1779. Shenandoah County was known as Dunmore County between 1772 and 1778. (#8)

Henry Crum’s widow Ann was a resident of Beckford Parish, Dunmore County, Virginia, when she wrote her will on 23 May 1775. (#9)

SOURCES
(#1) A family Bible, printed in 1759 and transcribed in “Old Southern Bible Records,” by Memory Aldridge Lester (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1974), pp. 95-96. The names Daniel and Elizabeth (Brook) Crume don’t appear on a photocopy of the family record made in 1988, but that part of the paper may have crumbled away.

(#2) “Koger Families,” http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jhjones/gendex/koger/d5.htm. “Descendants of Claus Koger,” www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Circuit/6495/bea/pafg05.htm.

(#3) Ralph Beaver Strassburger & William John Hink (ed.), Pennsylvania German Pioneers: a publication of the original lists of arrivals in ... Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808, Norristown, Penna.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934, vol. 1, pp. 48, 52, 940 W3s 1966 v. 1 FHL INTL Reference.

Vol. 1, p. 48. Britannia, 1731, Rotterdam to Philadelphia. Henrich Kram, age 34

Vol. 1, p. 52. Palatines imported in the Ship Britannia of London. Michael Franklyn, M[aste]r , from Rottr, but last from Cowes p. clearance thence. Qualified at Philadia Sept. 21st 1731. Henrich (HK) Kram."

(#4) ProGenealogists, The Palatine Project: Pennsylvania - German Passenger Lists, Britannia 1731, www.progenealogists.com/palproject/pa/1731brit.htm. 1731 Britannia. [List 16 A,B,C] Britannia of London. Captain: Michael Francklin/Franklyn. From: Rotterdam. By Way of: Cowes. Arrival: Philadelphia, 21 Sep 1731. 106 Palatines, who with their families, made in all 269 persons. Henrich Kram, 34. Clara, 32. Also spelled Klam. The passengers on the Britannia came from Mitschdorff and Preuschdorf in Alsace, Kirchardt and Michelfeld in Baden and other places in Alsace and Baden.

(#5) John Frederick Dorman, Orange County, Virginia Deed Books 3 and 4 1738-1741, Judgments 1736, Washington, D.C., 1966, vol. 2, pp. 38, 47, 25 Jun 1740, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, 975.5372 R2d.

Pages 52-54. 25-26 June 1740. Jacob Cassel of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, to Jacob Coger of same. Lease and release; for £17 Pennsylvania money. 75 acres upon Sharando River and on the south east side upon the Hawksbil River above Jacob Stouber's ... on the river side .... [Signed] Jacob (J C) Cassel. Wit: John Newport, Gr. Lightfoot, Patt Lenord. 26 June 1740. Acknowledged by Jacob Cassel.

Pages 57-59. 25-26 June 1740. Joseph Stonman of parish and county of Lancaster, Pa., to Henry Cram of same [in lease; in release, of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County]. Lease and release; for £40 Pennsylvania currency. 200 acres in St. Mark's Parish upon the Hawkbill River ...

(#6) Peggy Shomo Joyner, Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck warrants & surveys, Portsmouth, Va.: P. Joyner, c. 1985-1987., p. 21, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, F232 N86 J89. Rick Crume's file C 1380. "Abstracts of the Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Augusta County, Virginia.
JOHN CALFEE, no warrant, survey dated 1 Sept. 1749; 308 acres on Flint Run; adjacent Reuben Paget, Phillip Crume. CC - John Crume & Alixander Mathews. Surveyor, John Baylis."

(#7) Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, <www.rootsweb.com/~chalkley/volume_1/or01_30.htm#page%2030>, vol. 3, p. 460. Rick Crume's file E:\My Documents\Surname Downloads\Windlekite\Windlekite.doc. "15th November, 1752. Jacob Gogure, Jacob Miller, Solomon Bryan appraise John Windlekite's estate at his house, and also at Michael Gommers and John Grumbs [Crum?] the part that is in their hands, and produced by Eve Elizabeth, widow of said Windlekite and Jacob Thomas, deceased."

(#8) Amelia C Gilreath, Shenandoah County, Virginia Deed Book Series. Abstracts of Deed Books A-D.
Bk B p 202. Philip Crume of Beckford Parish, Dunmore Co to John Raw, 50 acres, part of 200 acres on Flint Run "a Drain of Shenandoah river", granted to Philip Crume 4 Jun 1767, signed with marks of Philip & Sarah Crume.
Bk C p 58. Philip & Sarah Crume of Beckford Parish, Shenandoah Co to Eleazer Berkhead, 100 acres, recorded 28 May 1779.

(#9) Shenandoah County Court, vol. A, p. 80. Cited in Cecil O'Dell, Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia (Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., c. 1995).


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