Lucy (Clark) Crogham

Lucy (Clark) Crogham (1765 - 1820)

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Lucy Crogham formerly Clark
Born in Albemarle, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 Jul 1789 in Louisville, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Elbert, Georgiamap
Profile last modified 11 Sep 2019 | Created 29 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 11 Sep 2019
18:43: Robynne (Thompson) Lozier added Ann (Rogers) Clark (1728-1798) as mother for Lucy (Clark) Crogham (1765-1820). [Thank Robynne for this]
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Biography

Birth

Lucy Clark Croghan was born at Caroline Pines, in Caroline County, Virginia, on September 15, 1765.

Parents

Lucy was George Rogers Clark’s younger sister, the second daughter of John and Ann Rogers Clark. Her father was Jonathan Christian Clark, Revolutionary War soldier,[1] from Louisville, Kentucky. Lucy's mother, Ann Rogers Clark was from King and Queen County, Virginia.

Move to Kentucky

In 1785 she and her family made the dangerous journey to the Kentucky Territory after George Rogers Clark convinced their father that the rich Kentucky soil was the future of Virginia. She met William Croghan through his connection with her brothers, and they were married on July 14, 1789, in Louisville. Croghan purchased most of the land that would become Locust Grove the following year and hired hands to begin building. The house was under construction and the land was cleared for farming during the period 1792-1795.

Children

After the birth of their first two sons, William and Lucy moved to Locust Grove, where over the years they had six more children.[2]


Sources

  1. Revolutionary Soldiers in Kentucky; by Anderson Chenault Quisenberry
  2. http://locustgrove.org/learn/croghan-and-clark-families/

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Acknowledgements

D. Scott Lee [Lee-11043] has 'cleaned up' this profile on 2 Feb 2018.



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On 20 Aug 2017 at 02:05 GMT J (Dorsch) Murray wrote:

Clark-31298 and Clark-25577 appear to represent the same person because: Appears to be same person




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