CRABTREE[i]

Crabtree Coat of Arms

 ARMS:  Argent.  A cross raguly sable, a cheif azure.

CREST:  A hand holding a dagger in pale proper.

Thomas E. Crabtree

Thomas E. Crabtree  ancestor of this branch of the Crabtree's.  He m. either Grace Moore  or Elizabeth Webber .  Thomas & his wife had:

William Crabtree

William Crabtree , son of Thomas E. Crabtree  & his wife, m. 10 Sept 1756, Baltimore, Maryland to Jane Halstead  (or Halseed).  William & Jane (Halstead) Crabtree  had a child:

William Crabtree Jr.

   William Crabtree , Jr ., son of William & Jane (Halstead) Crabtree, m. Mary Pike .  William & Mary (Pike) Crabtree , Jr. had a child:

William Crabtree III

William Crabtree , III , son of William & Mary (Pike) Crabtree, Jr. , b. 22 Dec 1726, Washington County, Virginia; d. ca. 1777, Washington County, Virginia; m. 27 May 1745, St. John's Church, Baltimore, Maryland to Hanna(h) Whitaker , b. 1730, Baltimore, Maryland.

Around the year 1770, William Crabtree  was one of the long hunters in the Lee County area. 

William & Hanna(h) (Whitaker) Crabtree , III had (12) twelve children:

1.       William Crabtree IV , b. Apr 1747, Baltimore, Maryland; d. 1818; m. Hannah Lyon.
2.      
Abraham Crabtree , b. 1752; d. 5 Feb 1840; m. Mary _____ .
3.      
Isaac Crabtree , b. 1757; d. 1847; m. Sally Pike .[ii]
4.      
Jacob Crabtree , b. 1759; d. 19 Mar 1846; m. 4 Aug 1786, Mary Price .  He is listed as a Revolutionary War Pensioner in the 1840 Lee County Special Census.  His age is listed as 81.
5.      
James Crabtree , b.  20 Feb 1762, New London, Bedford County, Virginia; d. 1823; m. Rhoda ____.
6.      
Job Crabtree , b. 29 Aug 1765; d. 12 Jan 1828; m. 17 Dec 1790, to Rebecca Smyth .
7.      
Priscilla Crabtree , b.  1766; d. unknown ; m. 7 Dec 1790 to John Price .
8.      
Hannah Crabtree , b. 1767/1768, possibly Bedford County, Virginia; d. ca. 1858, Estelle County, Kentucky; m. 6 Sept 1787, Washington County, Virginia to Edward Smyth , son of Tobias  & Mary (McDonald) Smyth , b. 1761, Virginia; d. 6 Dec 1787, Washington County, Virginia. 
9.      
Margaret Crabtree , b. 1770; d. unknown ; m. John Simmons .
10.   
Sarah Crabtree , b.  1772; d. unknown ; m. 7 Dec 1790 to Benjamin Clark .
11.   
John Crabtree , b.  25 Aug 1774.

$ December 1790 appears to have been a busy month for the Crabtree family, with (3) three weddings within ten days of each other.  It appears that Priscilla Crabtree  and Sarah Crabtree  had a double wedding as they were married on the same day.  

Isaac Crabtree

3.  Isaac Crabtree , son of William & Hanna(h) (Whittaker) Crabtree , III , b. 1757; d. 1847; m. Sally Pike .  In 1815 Isaac Crabtree is found Lee County, Virginia with 50 acres of land near the head of the Powell River, valued at $50.[iii]

Jacob Crabtree

4.  Jacob Crabtree , son of William & Hanna(h) (Whittaker) Crabtree , III , b. 1759; d. 19 Mar 1846; m. 4 Aug 1786, Mary Price .  Jacob Crabtree is found in Lee County, Virginia in 1815 with a number of holdings, to-wit:  one farm on Indian Creek and on the Main Road Wet 28 miles from the courthouse, 154 acres having thereon one dwelling house, 1 "story", 20 feet by 17 feet, one kitchen, valued at $800; one farm on the waters of Indian Creek west 27 miles from the courthouse, 200 acres having thereon three log "cabbins", valued at $650.[iv]  He is listed as a Revolutionary War Pensioner in the 1840 Lee County Special Census.  His age is listed as 81.

Hannah Crabtree

8.  Hannah Crabtree , daughter of William & Hanna(h) (Whitaker) Crabtree , III, b. 1767/1768, possibly Bedford County, Virginia; d. ca. 1858, Estelle County, Kentucky; m. 6 Sept 1787, Washington County, Virginia to Edward Smyth , son of Tobias  & Mary (McDonald) Smyth , b. 1761, Virginia; d. 6 Dec 1787, Washington County, Virginia.  See Smyth


[i] Information provided by Alice Crabtree, Box 411, Cardston, Alberta, Canada TOKOKO.
[ii]
"Southwest Virginia Tax Assessments, 1815; Grayson, Lee, Scott, Russell, Washington, and Wythe Counties:, compiled by Mary B. Kegley, 1991, Mary B. Kegley, Roanoke, VA, p. 35
[iii] "Southwest Virginia Tax Assessments, 1815; Grayson, Lee, Scott, Russell, Washington, and Wythe Counties:, compiled by Mary B. Kegley, 1991, Mary B. Kegley, Roanoke, VA, p. 39
[iv] "Southwest Virginia Tax Assessments, 1815; Grayson, Lee, Scott, Russell, Washington, and Wythe Counties:, compiled by Mary B. Kegley, 1991, Mary B. Kegley, Roanoke, VA, p. 39