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Descendants of John Criswell

Generation No. 1

1. John Criswell was born 1737 in Cumberland Co., Pa., and died November 23, 1790 in Oxford, Chester Co., Pa.2. He married Martha Ann Rutherford in 1767, daughter of William Rutherford and Sarah (Rutherford).

More About John Criswell:

Burial:Tombstone at Oxford, Pa.

Lived at: son Thomas lived Upper Oxford Twp.,Chester Co.,Pa. per 1820 census.

>Military Sevice: Pvt.,4th class, Cumberland Co.,PA. under Col. Alexander Brown > >Children of John Criswell and Martha Rutherford are: > 2 i. Moses2 Criswell3, born 1770. > 3 ii. George Criswell3, born 1774. >+ 4 iii. Thomas Criswell, born October 05, 1777; died 1870. > > >Generation No. 2 > > 4. Thomas2 Criswell (John1)3 was born October 05, 1777, and died 1870. He married Elizabeth Hood3 1798, daughter of John Hood and Mary (Hood). > >Child of Thomas Criswell and Elizabeth Hood is: >+ 5 i. Edward Johnstone3 Criswell, born July 26, 1815; died June 06, 1897. > > >Generation No. 3 > > 5. Edward Johnstone3 Criswell (Thomas2, John1) was born July 26, 1815, and died June 06, 1897. He married Mary Eleanor Rigg 1842, daughter of Hiram Rigg and Hannah #######MAXWELL##########(she d/o Thomas MAXWELL[1738-1785 East Nott.,Chester Co., Pa.] and Ann BLACKMAR). > >Child of Edward Criswell and Mary Rigg is: >+ 6 i. Caroline Lewis4 Criswell, born 1844; died Aft. 1926. > > >Generation No. 4 > > 6. Caroline Lewis4 Criswell (Edward Johnstone3, Thomas2, John1) was born 1844, and died Aft. 1926. She married William Reed McFarland 1868. > >Child of Caroline Criswell and William McFarland is: > 7 i. Ethel Blaine5 McFarland. She married Dr. Harding. > > >Endnotes > >1. DAR line #219052 of Ethel Blaine Harding dated ca. 1925-6.. >2. Death date of John Criswell in Fagg'sManor Prec. Church, records of Rev. John Evan Finley , 3rd pastor,1781-1793 at http://homejtan.com/~wayne/genealogy/faggsmanor.html (Jan. 1999) and FHL film # 0568063. >3. DAR line #219052 of Ethel Blaine Harding dated ca. 1925-6..