When and where did The surname Crouch show up in Virginia around 1700s.

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I having trouble figure out which Crouch surname is my great grandmother Mollie E, Crouch married my great grandfather Andrew Jackson Purdy in Virginia around Pulaski county, VA. Her parents from my grandmother bible which is very old and falling apart.. Mollie's parents were Woodson Crouch and Salenia A Wilson. Please help. Andrew Purdy died in 1910 Henry county. VA. Mollie is buried in Mercer County, West Virginia.

Gladys Badger Custer.
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From her profile, pick research, enter your WikiTree credentials and search a site such as FamilySearch. You might also find information by looking at her siblings 

Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X5Y1-LX1 : 11 February 2018), A. J. Purdy and Mollie A. Crouch, 22 Jul 1881; citing Giles Co., Virginia, reference Line 24; FHL microfilm 31,740.


Name A. J. Purdy
Birth Date 1857
Birthplace Henry Co., Va.
Age 24
Spouse's Name Mollie A. Crouch
Spouse's Birth Date 1865
Spouse's Birthplace Pittsylvania Co., Va.
Spouse's Age 16
Event Date 22 Jul 1881
Event Place Giles Co., Virginia
Father's Name J. A. Purdy
Mother's Name M. Purdy
Spouse's Father's Name W. Crouch
Spouse's Mother's Name S. A. Crouch
Race White
Marital Status Single
Spouse's Race White
Spouse's Marital Status Single
by Kay Knight G2G6 Pilot (608k points)


United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC5Q-RV2 : 15 July 2017), Mollie E Crouch in household of Woodson Crouch, Walkers Creek, Giles, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 34, sheet 92B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1367; FHL microfilm 1,255,367.

Woodson CrouchSelfM67Virginia, United StatesS A CrouchWifeF54Virginia, United StatesVirginia CrouchDaughterF27Virginia, United StatesThomas CrouchSonM21Virginia, United StatesMollie E CrouchDaughterF15Virginia, United StatesOrlena CrouchDaughterF11Virginia, United StatesSarah BreedenDaughterF37Virginia, United StatesG W BreedenGrandsonM11Virginia, United StatesSpencer BreedenGrandsonM8Virginia, United StatesFrances NicholsGrand-nieceF3Virginia, United StatesA V NicholsGrand-nieceF3Virginia, United States

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West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMJ9-45H : 10 March 2018), Molly A. Purdy, 05 Sep 1936; citing Giatto, Mercer, West Virginia, County Records, v 5 p 161, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 804,478.

Name Molly A. Purdy
Event Date 05 Sep 1936
Event Place Giatto, Mercer, West Virginia
Gender Female
Age (Expanded) 71 years 5 months 9 days
Birth Date 26 Mar 1865
Birthplace Carrol Co., Va.
Marital Status Widowed
Spouse's Name A. J. Purdy
Father's Name Crouch
Mother's Name Woodson Crouch
Occupation Housewife
Burial Place Montcalm
Burial Date 07 Sep 1936
Affiliate Repository Type County Records
by Kay Knight G2G6 Pilot (608k points)
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Name Woodson Crouch
Spouse's Name Salenia Ann Wilson
Event Date 08 Jul 1845
Event Place , Henry, Virginia

Citing this Record

"Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRVC-QRB : 11 February 2018), Woodson Crouch and Salenia Ann Wilson, 08 Jul 1845; citing , Henry, Virginia, reference 2:3Z24S4S; FHL microfilm 31,988.

Looks like there were Rawley Crouch and Rawley Crouch Sr in Bedford, Virginia in 1820 and 1830

by Kay Knight G2G6 Pilot (608k points)

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