Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Henry Crumback

Male Cal 1780 - 1858  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Henry Crumback 
    Born CALC 27 Jun 1780  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-234539P 
    Died 13 Dec 1858  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Hallman Mennonite Cemetery, North Dumfries, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I234539  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Family Mary Troup,   b. 5 Feb 1791, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1862  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Taylor Crumback,   b. 1808, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1883, Gaines Township, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Susannah Crumback,   b. 1812, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Samuel Thomas Crumback,   b. 21 Mar 1813, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1898, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Sarah "Sally" Crumbach,   b. 22 Feb 1824, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1902, Bowne, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Joseph Crumbach,   b. 1827, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Nancy Crumback,   b. Abt 1830, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Isaac Troup Crumback,   b. 1831, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. John T. Crumback,   b. Abt 1831,   d. CA 1859  (Age ~ 28 years)
     9. Fanny Crumback,   b. 1834, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1909, Freeport, Barry, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F19217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A-2-11 Henry Crumback The Last Will and Testament of Henry Crumback, late of the Township of North Dumfries, Yeoman, deceased, who died on or about the 13th day of December 1858 at the Township of North Dumfries…who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at the Township of North Dumfries…Made and duly executed his last Will and Testament and did therein name Samuel B. Bowman and Benjamin B. Bowman of the Township of Waterloo, Yeomen, Executors thereof…And be it further known that on the 12th day of January 1859 Letters of Administration with the said Will annexed of all and singular the person estate and effect rights and credits of the said deceased were granted by Her Majesty's Surrogate Court to Isaac T. Crumback of the Township of North Dumfries, Yeoman, the Residuary Legatee named in said will, the said Executors having renounced all right and title to the Probate and Executorship of said will, and Mary Crumback, the widow of the said deceased having also renounced all rights and title to Letters of Administration with the said Will annexed….

      …I Henry Crumback of the Township of North Dumfries, Yeoman, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament…I Will and devise that all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses be paid by my Executors…I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife in lieu of her Dower, all the produce, farm stock and all other articles due and owing to me and conditioned for to be delivered to me or my wife by my son Isaac T. Crumback according to a certain article of agreement bearing even date with these presents, made by me the said Henry Crumback of the first part and by Isaac T. Crumback of the second part. And I also give and bequeath unto my beloved wife all my household furniture, plate, linen and crockery to hold to her during her natural life and upon her decease I give and bequeath the said furniture, plate, linen and crockery unto my said son Isaac T. Crumback upon the condition that he shall pay unto my Executors all my just debts, funeral, testamentary and Executorship expenses. And I give and bequeath unto my Executors…in trust the sum of five hundred pounds of lawfully money being the amount mentioned in the above mentioned article of agreement to collect the same in manner provided by said agreement and upon receipt of the respective installments of said sum to pay the same to my other five sons and my five daughters in the proportion hereinafter mentioned, commencing with the eldest of my children and pay each of them their respective shares in manner following - that is to say unto each of my said five sons the sum of two hundred and twenty five dollars, and unto each of my said daughters the sum of one hundred and seventy five dollars. And my Will is further that if any of my said children except my daughter Nancy shall die before me, leaving lawful issue, that such issue shall inherit the share of his deceased parent, but if my daughter Nancy dies before me then her share shall be divided among and between all my other children share and share alike. And my Will is that my clothes shall be divided by my Executors among my sons in such manner as my Executors may think fit, and that the clothes of my wife shall be divided in the same manner among my daughters. And I hereby empower and authorize my Executors to execute and grant in my name unto my son Isaac T. Crumback his heirs and assigns a free Deed in fee Simple for the land mentioned in the said articles of agreement….And I nominate and appoint my trusty and worthy friends Samuel B. Bowman and Benjamin B. Bowman of Carlisle in the Township of Waterloo, Yeomen, to be the Executors of this my Last Will and Testament.

      Letters granted 12th January 1859
      Will dated 15th February 1854
      Witnessed by Isaac T. Crumback and Otto Klotz, Notary Public
      Proved12th January 1859
      Died 13th December 1858
      No inventory.

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 25 Jan 1859.
      13 Dec 1858 On Monday, 13th Dec., Henry Crumback, of North Dumfries, near the "Black-Horse" Inn, aged 79 years. The deceased was born in Pennsylvania, in the year 1780. He had been the Father of a family for 54 years, and resided on the place where he expired for about 40 years. He was the Father of 17 children, 8 sons, 7 daughters, Grandfather to 73 children, Great Grand-father to 12 children, his issue being 100 in all

    2. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 10.

    3. [S267] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Hallman Mennonite CC#6073 Internet Link, monumental inscription.
      (Tree) In memory of / Henry CRUMBACK / who died / Dec. 13. 1858/ aged / 78 y. 5 m. & 16 d. / His spirit is not dead / [Though] below his body lies / But freed from sin and sorrow fled / To dwell beyond the skies

    4. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of Henry Crumback - 1858 - A-2-11.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 27 Jun 1780 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1858 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hallman Mennonite Cemetery, North Dumfries, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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