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children of Joseph Wood and Mary Crampton

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Re: children of Joseph Wood and Mary Crampton

Posted: 1375210829000
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Surnames: Wesley, Wood, Crampton, Mathis, Arnold, Roderick
Has you can see from earlier post, Mary Crampton was born in Gapland "Crampton's Gap" Washington Co., MD. She was the daughter Thomas Crampton 4 Jul 1735 -20 May 1819. Thomas Crampton was married to Ann Mary Maria PATRICK 1739-28 Aug 1825. About 1761 Thomas Crampton settled in his homstead in eastern Washington Co., MD. It became know has Crampton's Gap.
His house is still standing to this day! They had a large family. Some sons went to Frederick Co., MD. Their prodigy still lives there. Some of that line went to west too. Other sons remained in Washington Co., MD close to Sharpsburg, MD.
Thomas Crampton's son Joshua Crampton..well his children went to Ohio.
Thomas Crampton's daughter Ruth Crampton married Thomas Jackson and ended up in VA. And Thomas Crampton's daughter Mary Crampton in 1799 married Joseph Wood. Census records show her children all born VA. I believe she may have lived in VA close to sister Ruth Crampton Jackson before she and husband made there way to Montgomery co., Kentucky. The Mount Sterling area I believe.

Maryland Equity Court Case Posted in Maryland Herald(Hagerstown) Newspaper
The bill in this case states, that Alexander Grim the complainant, sometime in the year eighteen hundred and eleven, entered into articles of agreement with the said Thomas Crampton, deceased relative the taking up of a certain parcel of land, situate in Washington county aforesaid, by which it was agreed, that the said Alexander Grim was to pay one half of all the expense that would necessarily accrue on taking up said land, and obtaining a patent for it-that the patent was to be granted to the said Thomas Crampton, for the whole of the land, and that afterwards the said Thomas Crampton, inconsideration of the one half of all expenses being paid by the said Alexander Grim, a deed for one half af all the land so taken up. The bill futher states, that the said Alexander complied fully with the said agreement on his part-that said agreement was left in the possesion of the said Alexander, and that he has immediately before the filling of the bill, made diligent search for the said agreement, and that he can not find it-and said a agreement to be lost or mislaid. It is stated the said Thomas Crampton never exucuted to the said Alexander Grim a deed for one half of said land, according to the terms of said agreement; the the said Thomas Crampton departed this life in the month of May, eighteen hundred and nineteen, leaving the following heirs at law, to wit: his son Elias Crampton, John Crampton, and Josiah Crampton, all of Washington county, Maryland; his daughters Ruth Jackson who intermarried with a certain Thomas Jackson, and who now resides in the state of Virginia, his daughter Mary Wood, who intermarried with a certain Joseph Wood, now deceased, said Mary now resides in the state Kentucky, and his daughter Elizabeth Keller, who intermarried with a certain Joseph Keller, since deceased, said Elizabeth lives in Washington county, Maryland---and the following grand children, the issue of his Joshua Crampton, deceased, son of the said Thomas Crampton, to wit, Elisha Crampton, living in the state of Ohio---and Joseph Crampton, Mary Anne Crampton who intermarried with a certain Samuel Rothrock, Sarah Anne Crampton, minor, Elizabeth Crampton, minor, Abraham Crampton, minor, John Crampton, minor, and Ruth Crampton, minor, all residing in Washington Co., Maryland The object of this bill is to obatin a decree, to have a deed made to the said Alexander Grim, for the said parcel of land. Wherefore, it is ordered and adjudged, this 20th day of February, 1822 by Washington county Court, sitting as a Court of Equity, that the complainant cause notice of the substance and object of this bill to be given to the absent defendants, and to the end, that a copy of this order be inserted in the Maryland Herald, a newspaper printed in Hagerstown, once in each of three successive weeks, before the 1st day of April next, warning them to be and appear in this Honorable Court on or before the 1st Monday in July next, to shew cause, if any they have, why the decree should not pass as prayed. True Copy, Test, O. H. WILLIAMS, Clk., w.c.c. March 5, 1822
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