Saturday, July 4, 2015

Thomas Cresap, my American Revolution Patriot

Today, the Fourth of July, I'm reprising my blog post about Thomas Cresap.  He was quite a guy--can you see yourself living in frontier Maryland?

Thomas Cresap was not a large man; he was stockily built, his muscles were hard, and his great strength was a byword on the frontier.  He was born about 1694 in Skipton, Yorkshire, England and emigrated to America when about 15 years old. 

Thomas Cresap was my 7th great-grandfather.  Continue reading...

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