COLONEL JOHN CRUMP was born in Virginia about the year 1682.
His father was William Crump who was born in Virginia between
1652 and 1654.
He married Hannah Travers before 1708 in Northumberland County,
Virginia. They had at least eight children, Their fourth child, Elizabeth
Crump who married William Blackwell, is our ancestor.
A Will dated on October 27, 1744 in Prince William County, Virginia
by Colonel John Crump leaves bequests to his children:
Daughter, MARY MIDDLETON
Daughter, ELIZABETH BLACKWELL
Daughter, Susanne Hewitt
Daughter, Hannah Crump
Son, George Crump
Son, Benjamin Crump
Son, Joseph Crump
Colonel John Crump died about 1745 in Prince William County, Virginia.
His Will was proved on 23 January, 1745/46 in Prince William County.
Note: Prince William County, Virginia was formed in 1731 from Westmoreland
and Stafford Counties. In 1759, Fauquier County was taken from Price William
County. Thus, Prince William, which is the place of John Crump's death, later
became Fauquier County, where his children lived and died. It appears that
John Crump moved from Northumberland County to Prince William County, VA