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John Cropper
Garthaight (Gertrude) Bowman
(Abt 1650-)
Nathaniel Cropper Sr.
Mary (?)
(Abt 1685-)
John Chambers Cropper
(1723-After 1785)


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1. Pearsy (?)

John Chambers Cropper

  • Born: 1723, Somerset Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): Pearsy (?) about 1750
  • Died: After 1785, Worcester Co., MD


The first time John Cropper shows up in the Somerset Tax Lists is in 1738 suggesting he had just arrived at the age of 15 then, having a birth year of c1723.

On Sep 1 1763 John Creighton (as Craton), John Dennis, Jr. and ux. Anna Maria Dennis, John Chambers Cropper et ux. Pearcey Cropper sold parts of tracts "Creightons Lot" and Caters Hill" to Thomas Tillbury for 80.10 (WoLR-F:40). John C. Cropper had tract "Crooked Lot" surveyed for him on Oct 12 1764 for 157a, a resurvey on "Cropton". However, on Aug 13 1773, a special warrant on the proclamation, Joseph Bratton, for 97a unpaid vacancy in John Chambers Cropper's 1764 survey.

On Oct 11 1785, John Chambers Cropper and Persy his wife, transferred items to his son Levin Cropper in Worcester Co. including 12 head of cattle, one Bay mare, 18 head of hogs, 6 head of sheep, 5 feather beds/furniture, corner cupboard and associated furniture, a chest, 6 leather chairs, all my pewter, all my pots, small table, all my corn and fodder for sufficient maintenance for he and his wife for life (WoLR-L:257)

John married Pearsy (?) about 1750. (Pearsy (?) was born about 1730 in Worcester Co., MD and died after 1785 in Worcester Co., MD.)

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