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Nathan Croff
(1776-1817)
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(1769/1780-1856)
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(1777-1840)
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Nathan Jerome Croff
(1794-1878)
Olive Elizabeth Marston
(1806-1864)

Pvt. Cyrus Augustus Croff
(1845-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Esther E. Johnson

2. Hanna J. Crandle
3. Flora Belle Yeakey

Pvt. Cyrus Augustus Croff 2

  • Born: 5 Jun 1845, Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Esther E. Johnson on 1 Jan 1866 in Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA
  • Marriage (2): Hanna J. Crandle on 1 Apr 1885 in South Boston, Ionia County, Michigan
  • Marriage (3): Flora Belle Yeakey on 23 Sep 1898 in Greenville, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA 1
  • Died: 21 Oct 1925, Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, USA at age 80 4 5
  • Buried: Littlefield Township Cemetery, Alanson, Emmet County, Michigan, USA
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bullet  General Notes:

Both of his parents were born in New York.

An alternative death date and place is:
21 Oct 1925 in Petoskey 3 6

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

United States Census: Resided, 1850, Roxana, Eaton County, Michigan. Age 4

United States Census: Resided, 1860, Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA.

Military: Company G, 10th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry, 1863, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA. Mustered out on 11 Nov 1865 at Memphis, TN.

Civil War: Enlisted as a Private, 30 Oct 1863, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA. 7 Name: Cyrus A Croff
Age at Enlistment:18
Birth Date:abt 1845
Enlistment Date:30 Oct 1863
Rank at enlistment:Private
Enlistment Place:Grand Rapids, MI
State Served:Michigan
Survived the War?:Yes
Service Record:Enlisted in Company G, Michigan 10th Cavalry Regiment on 30 Oct 1863.

Mustered out on 11 Nov 1865 at Memphis, TN.

Sources:Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65

Pension: Civil War Pension, 30 Oct 1863, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA. 10th Regiment of Michigan Calvary.

NARA Publication Number: T289

Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration

Collection Title: Civil War Pensions

Residence, 1870, Danby Township, Ionia County, Michigan, USA.

Residence, 1880, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA.

Residence: US Census, 1900, Littlefield, Emmet County, Michigan, USA.

United States Census: Residence, 1920, Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan, USA. Age 74


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Cyrus married Esther E. Johnson, daughter of Samuel Stewart Johnson Sr. and Cordelia Adelia Fuller, on 1 Jan 1866 in Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA. (Esther E. Johnson was born on 1 Jan 1849 in New York, USA 3 5 and died in 1899 in Michigan, USA.)


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Cyrus next married Hanna J. Crandle on 1 Apr 1885 in South Boston, Ionia County, Michigan. (Hanna J. Crandle was born about 1860 in Berlin, , Michigan, USA 8.)


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Cyrus next married Flora Belle Yeakey, daughter of George Washington Yeakey and Ellen Bert, on 23 Sep 1898 in Greenville, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA.1 (Flora Belle Yeakey was born on 1 Oct 1880 in Michigan, USA,9 died on 16 Jun 1931 9 and was buried in Littlefield Township Cemetery, Alanson, Emmet County, Michigan, USA 9.)


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Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925 (FamilySearch.org : accessed 21 Dec 2011).

2 William Henry Westbrook Family of Michigan(http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mimontca/families/westbrook1.html : accessed 21 Jan 2011).

3 FamilySearch.org, United States Census, 1880 for Susan Croff(FamilySearch.org : accessed 23 Jan 2011).

4 Cindy Smith, Michigan to David Leas, e-mail, 01-28-2011; privately held by Leas.

5 cncsmith1 - ancestry.com.

6 FamilySearch.com, Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995(www.familysearch.org : accessed 21 Dec 2011).

7 Cindy Smith, Grand Rapids, Michigan to David Leas, e-mail, 04 Feb 2011, "Emailing: Ancestry.com - U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles"; privately held by Leas.

8 Ancestry Family Trees.

9 Find A Grave, Find A Grave(www.findagrave.com : accessed 19 Dec 2011).


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