• [S1353] Crook surname file, Kentucky Historical Society Library,
    quality of the information is unknown

    copies of two pages from compiled pension application records for John Crook.

    From 'Burns Pension Applications of some Rev War veterans who settled in Madison Co, Ky'
    Crooke, John Major Pension #S-30970 Virginia
    John Crooke or Crook served in the War of the Revolution in the capacity of a private solder in the militia of the State of Virginia and on the date of 11-5-1832 he was placed on the Pension Roll and on the date of 3-4-1831 he was at the age of 68 years.
    The above named soldier was residing in the county of Madison in the State of Kentucky when he applied for a pension on the date of May 14 of the year 1832 while he was at the age 66 years. He states that he was born in the county of St Marys in the State of Maryland, and that he had enlisted in the County of Fauquier in the State of Virginia in the month of April of the year 1781.
    He resided in the following places prior to the opening of the War of the Revolution: St Marys County, State of Maryland; Prince William County, State of Virginia; Fauquier County, State of Virginia.
    He lived in the following places since the close of the War of the Revolution: Madison County, State of Kentucky.
    He removed to the State of Kentucky in the year 1789 from the State of Virginia and County of Fauquier.

    'Dorman's Pensions Applications'
    Crooke (Crook), John S.30970
    14 Aug 1832 Madison Co, Ky. John Crook (signed Crooke) of said County, aged 66, declares in April 1781 he performed a tour of duty in the militia as a substitute for --- Allen. He lived at the time and went from Fauquier Co, Va, and was in the company of Capt. Charles Chilton and Col. Elias Edmonds. He marched to Richmond and joined the army at Wilton Camp. As soon as his tour, he thinks for two months, was out, he again entered as a substitute for --- and served a tour in Col. Edmunds' regiment and was moving from place to place in Virginia as became necessary to retreat form the British or occasionally to annoy them and pursue. When his second tour was out he perfomed a third tour as a substttitue for ---, in Capt. Baylis' company under Maj. Welch and Col. Edmunds in Gen Stevens' brigade. During this time he was at the siege of York. He was discharged after the surrender of Cornwallis. He served from the middle of April until after the surrender of Cornwallis.
    In the spring of 1782 he went with Rochambeau's brigade from Williamsburg, Va., and asisted in taking their baggage and arms to the north and was absent on this expedition eight months.
    He was born in St. Mary's Co., Md., and moved when very young to Prince William Co, Va, afterwards to Fauquier and in 1789 moved to Madison Co, Ky, where he has resided ever since.
    14 Aug 1832. Madison Co, Ky. Thomas Balew, a clegyman, and Humphrey Jones of said county declare Maj. John Crook has been the suveyor of the county since 1795.
    John Crook of Madison Co, Ky, private in the company of Capt Chilton in the regiment of Col. Edmunds in the Virginia line for six months from 1781, was placed on the Kentucky pension roll at $20 per annum under the Act of 1832. Certificate 1444 was issued 5 Nov 1832. died Mar 17, 1849.,.
  • [S2787] U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Kentucky, 1810, John Crooke, Madison County, 1810, Page 205, Ancestry.com census images, National Archives, Washington DC,
    John Crooke
    male 26-45: 1
    male 16-26: 1
    male 10-26: 3
    male 0-10: 5
    female 26-45: 1
    female16-26: 2,.
  • [S2794] U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Indiana, 1820, Hezekiah Colier, Washington County, 1820, Page 29, Ancestry.com census images, National Archives, Washington DC,
    Hezekiah Colier
    male 26-45: 1
    female 26-45: 1
    female 0-10: 2,.
  • [S2795] U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Indiana, 1820, James Colier, Washington County, 1820, Page 29, Ancestry.com census images, National Archives, Washington DC,
    James Colier
    male 16-26: 1
    male 0-10: 1
    female 16-26: 1,.
  • [S3292] E-mail from Jon Byerly, to Garril L Kueber, April 2, 2006.
  • [S3302] Squire Roberts and Frances Ann Fontaine Family Group Sheet, prepared Feb 12, 2004; received Apr 26, 2006 Alberta Spaulding Pickering,.
  • [S5576] E-mail from William Crooke, to Garril L Kueber, August 2, 2008.
  • [S11980] U.S. Census Missouri 1860, Ellen Roberts, Audrain County, Saling Township, June 5, 1860, Page 13, Dwelling 78, Family 78, Ancestry.com census images, National Archives, Washington DC,.
  • [S11981] U.S. Census Missouri 1880, John Bryant, Ray County, Polk Township, June 5, 1880, Page 7, Dwelling 59, Family 61, Ancestry.com census images, National Archives, Washington DC,.
  • [S11982] U.S. Census Missouri 1870, John Bryant, Ray County, Polk Township, August 20, 1870, Page 19, Dwelling 135, Family 135, Ancestry.com census images, National Archives, Washington DC,.
  • [S12301] U.S. Census Missouri 1860, Samuel Turner, Audrain County, Salt River Township, June 27, 1860, Page 63, Dwelling 529, Family 527, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington D.C.,.
  • [S12303] U.S. Census Missouri 1880, Samuel Turner, Audrain County, South Salt River Township, June 4, 1880, Page 10, Dwelling 79, Family 82, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington D.C.,.
  • [S12305] U.S. Census Missouri 1850, Abraham B Weldon, Boone County, District 8, September 16, 1850, Page 375A, Dwelling 673, Family 673, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington D.C.,.
  • [S12306] U.S. Census Missouri 1860, A B Weldon, Boone County, Rocky Fork Township, June 7, 1860, Page 11, Dwelling 77, Family 77, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington D.C.,.
  • [S12307] U.S. Census Missouri 1870, Abram Weldon, Boone County, Township 50, August 8, 1870, Page 50 & 51, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington D.C.,.
  • [S12308] U.S. Census Missouri 1880, A B Weldon, Boone County, Rocky Fork Township, June 12, 1880, Page 26, Dwelling 206, Family 231, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington D.C.,.
  • [S12638] U.S. Census Missouri 1850, Tailor Hulen, Audrain County, District 4, September 18, 1850, Page 186A, Dwelling 436, Family 459, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington DC,.
  • [S12639] U.S. Census Missouri 1870, Taylor Hulen, Boone County, Township 50, August 9, 1870, Page 54, Dwelling 1, Family 1, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington DC,.
  • [S12725] U.S. Census Indiana 1860, Zachariah Collier, Washington County, Salem, June 7, 1860, Page 27, Dwelling 205, Family 205, Ancestry.com Census images, National Archives, Washington DC,.
  • [S15327] Ancestry.com Database, U.S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Application 1889-1970, U.S.Sons of the American Revolution Membership Application 1889-1970, this source may be viewed at ancestry.com,.