Yelverton Crowell was the founder of this family on the Cape. He was said to come from England, the name on the Plymouth records is Yelverton Crowe, but, all land records and church records after that time have a name ofo Crowell. Yelverton Crowell settled in the town of Yarmouth in 1640. He owned land in West Yarmouth where the name Crowell is still found on land records. While many people have Yelverton's parents as John and Elisha, there are some that believe John was Yelverton's brother.
- Date: 20/24 Oct 1683
- Place: Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
- Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations Of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, On The Basis Of Farmer's Registar, Volume I, page 480
- Inez Fowler Johnson, The McCallum Family, page 59 - Will of Yelverton Crow
- Levi Crowell, John Crowe & His Descendants, Genealogy
- Simeon L. Deyo (editor), Barnstable Co
- Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Source number: 118.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JOE
- Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Births, Family Records
- The Cape Cod Library of Local History & Genealogy.
- The Crowell Family of Yarmouth - Page 1094. death of Yelverton, suddenly the 24 October 1693.
- FROM CHESTER COWEN GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH PROJECT ENDING 2008
- Immigrated to New England 1634 on "Caledonia"
- YELVERTON CROWELL married ELIZABETH (unknown) He is found in the records of Yarmouth MA on Cape Cod as early as 1640. His will is dated 23 Dec 1681 and proved 8 Mar 1683/4. It is reported that he died "suddenly" 24 Oct 1683. Elizabeth died Nov 1703. Yelverton may be the son of John Crowell who died in Yarmouth MA 7 Jan 1673; married to Elishua (unknown).
- Note: ref: rootsweb database: jghts (21 June 2010)
- Thank you James Lindsley !
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