William Crowder Jr.


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William Crowder Jr. 1 2

  • Born: 21 Aug 1768
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Runions
  • Died: Jan 1848, (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Canada West (Ontario), Canada at age 79

   Another name for William was William Crowther.

  Research Notes:

From FindaGrave.com:

William Crowder Jr. was a U.E.L.
William was the son of William Crowder Sr, UEL 1730 \endash 1779 and Hannah Rous 1723 \endash 1786
WIitnesses to baptism~ Albart Blom~ Deborah Perry.> From the Trinity Church Parish,New York city [ including the Mohawk Valley Area~ Albany~ William Born Aug 21, 1768, son of William Crowder & Hanna Rous [Mohawk]. Sponsors; Albart Blom~ Deboral Perry ]
They may have lived on the east half of lot 21 in the sixth concession of Osnabruck township, which William obtained in late 1787.
Change Date: 7 Mar 2002 Note: Served as a drummer in the second battalion of the King's Royal Regiment of NewYork during the American Revolution.
From the book 'Lunenburgh, or the Old Eastern District'
By J. F. Pringle, Judge County Court. Published in 1890.

Names of Owners of Lots Given in McNiff's Map;Dated 1st. November, 1786.
Lake Township, Now Called Lancaster

3,4,5, Sir John Johnson6, Angus Baker, James Smith
7, John McGruer, Daniel Campbell
8, Widow Grant, W. Crowder
9, John Barnhart, Nicholas Barnhart
10, Duncan McIntire, John Crowder
11, John Larraway, P. Byrne, James Roach
12, Peter Grant, John Grant
13, R. McDonell, Thos. Munro
14, Danl. Campbell, junior, Alex. McGruer
15, Corpl. McGruer, John McIntire, sr.
16, Chas. Atkinson, Thomas Cooper
17, Peter Rupert, Francis Ruport
18, Philip Gray, Peter Grant
19, John Loney, Wm. McKay
20, Anthony Crouder, William Crouder, junior
21, John Ross, Donl. McKay
22, John Munro, Wm. Urkert
23, John Cameron, John McMartin
24, Duncan Grant, Angus Grant
25, John McMartin, by purchase; Patrick O'Hale26, Donl. McDonell
Source- An Annotated Nominal Roll of Butler's Rangers 1777-1784 with Documentary Sources...compiled and arranged by Lieutenant Colonel William A. Smy, OMM, CD, UE

Crowder, William. Private. Baptized at Kinderhook, NY, 21 Aug 1768. Son of Private William Crowder and Hannah Rous. Settled on the Susquehanna River near his brother James about 1775. Served from 25 Oct 1778 to 8 Feb 1779. Settled in Osnabruck Township, Upper Canada. In 1818 on the rolls of the Dundas Militia. In 1840 he was described as "aged, infirm, poor and unable to procure a livelihood for himself and his aged companion." Died 1848. Children: Margaret, Anthony, Anna, Elizabeth, William, Catherine, Mary, Magdalena, Andrew, Joseph, Sally, Charles.
**Note: all of the above information is courtesy of "Skydancer59" who shared this information in their family tree in ancestry.ca. Thanks for sharing!

William married Elizabeth Runions. (Elizabeth Runions was born about 1775 in <Osnabruck, (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry)>, Quebec (Ontario), (Canada) and died in 1880 in Ontario, Canada.)


1 Website:, http://www.angelfire.com/in3/vanbrink/lasby.html.

2 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 142243851.

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