Crabb Burial Grounds

Indianola Avenue & Crabbs Branch Way
Derwood, Montgomery Co., MD

Historical marker honoring General Jeremiah Crabb
East side of MD Rte. 355 (Rockville Pike) North of Gude Drive
CRABB, Elizabeth Ridgely 10 Aug 1764 1828 Aged 64 Yrs | Daughter of Charles Greenberry Griffin & Sarah Ridgely | In memory of ... wife of General Jeremiah Crabb
CRABB, Jeremiah, General 1760 19 Feb 1800 Son of Henry Wright Crabb & Ann Snowden | In the 40th year of his age
Born in Frederick Co., Democrat, Member of MD State House of Delegates, 1788-93; state court judge, 1791-92; U.S. Representative from MD 3rd District, 1795-96; the first representative elected to Congress on the Democratic ticket from Montgomery Co. Served in the Revolutionary War as second lieutenant in the First MD Regiment; promoted to the rank of first lieutenant on 15 December 1777, and served as such until 1 April 1778, when he resigned because of ill health occasioned by the winter hardships endured at Valley Forge; served as general with Gen. Harry Lee in Pennsylvania during the Whisky Rebellion; elected as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress and served from 4 March 1795, until his resignation in 1796.
ENGLAND, Emily 02 Feb 1812 18 Jan 1851 Aged 38 Yrs | Daughter of Thomas W. Howard & Elizabeth R. Crabb | Our Mother | Wife of John Glissan England | Tombstone engraved by Alex Rutherford, Wash. DC [date of death appears to be 1831, but published sources confirm it is 1851]
ENGLAND, Harriet V. 1838 1925 Susan, Thomas, Henry and Mary
ENGLAND, Henry C. 1840 1891 Susan, Thomas, Harriet and Mary
ENGLAND, John Glissan, Sr.
01 Feb 1883 Age 73 Yrs | In memory of ... Husband of Emily Howard England
ENGLAND, Mary 1843 1923 Susan, Thomas, Harriet and Henry
ENGLAND, Susan R. 1832 1899 Thomas, Harriet, Henry and Mary
ENGLAND, Thomas H. 1834 1919 Susan, Harriet, Henry and Mary
GRIFFITH, Sarah Griffith
27 Apr 1862? Daughter of Gen. Jeremiah Crabb & Elizabeth Ridgely Griffin | In the 68th year of her age / Our Mother | Consort of Philemon Griffith
GRIFFITH, Philemon 22 Mar 1794 08 Oct 1873 Son of Samuel Griffin & Ruth Berry | In the 80th year of his age
HOWARD, Elizabeth Ridgely 1789 08 Nov 1821 Nee CRABB: Daughter of Gen. Jeremiah Crabb & Elizabeth Ridgely Griffin | Wife of Thomas W. Howard | Married 3/26/1807
HOWARD, Thomas Worthington
29 Jul 1818 Son of Captain Brice Howard & Ann Ridgely
Walter 07 Jul 1850 25 Jul ? Son of William ?

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