An American Family History

Crum Family


Peter Crum was born about 1740 in Summerset County, New Jersey. He was the son of Gilbert Crum (1700-1762) and Metje Janse (Martha Johnson).

Crum's blockhouse fort was built in 1780 and was a refuge for settlers in Stone Valley. Peter Crum leased a mill from the Minor brothers on a branch of the Little Juniata.

Peter was killed by indigenous warriors in 1781.



Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania was established on September 20, 1787 as a large region of Central Pennsylvania. It was previously part of Bedford County and the earlier Cumberland Region.

John Crum was born about 1755. He was the son of Gilbert Crum (1700-1762) and Metje Janse (Martha Johnson).

William Crum (1786)
Mary Crum (1789)
Cornelius Crum (1890)
John Crum (1794)
Rebecca Crum (1800)



The 1890 census materials was lost in a 1921 fire.








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