Person:John Crolius (1)

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Name John Crolius
Gender Male
Birth? Dec 1755 New York City, New York, United States
Christening[2] 28 Dec 1755 New York City, New York, United StatesOld Dutch Church, as Johannes
Death[1] 15 Oct 1841 New York City, New York, United States

He carried on the potter's business left to him by his uncle Willem. He was an assistant Alderman in New York in 1799.S3

A death notice in the New York Evening Post for 16 Oct 1841 identifies John Crolius as a Revolutionary War veteran, and brother of Clarkson.S1

References
  1. New York Evening Post, in Barber, Gertrude A., comp. New York, Death Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1890 (Barber Collection). (ancestry.com), 16 Oct 1841, Secondary quality.

    "Rev.Soldier died yesterday, 15th, John Crolius, 85y 10m. He entered the service of his country at the commencement of the Rev.War. He was at the Battles of L.I., White Plains, Volunteer in Capt. John Van Dyck's Co. of Art., at the Battle of Monmouth. He was a member of the Common Council of this city in 1799 and has filled many offices in this City until he retired from public life. He was the oldest member of the Dutch Reformed Church in this City. Funeral house of Mr.Groesbeck, 6 Allen St. Bro.Clarkson Crolius."

  2. Wright, Tobias Alexander, and Reformed Dutch Church (New York City). Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York : baptisms from 1 January, 1731, to 29 December, 1800: baptisms from 1 January, 1731, to 29 December, 1800. (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Gregg Press, 1968), 28 Dec 1755, Primary quality.

    Johannes Carolius, Maria Klerkzon; son Johannes; witnesses Willem Carolius, Maria Snyder, j.d..

  3.   Nelson, William. New Jersey biographical and genealogical notes from the volumes of the New Jersey archives: with additions and supplements. (Historical Society of New Jersey, 1916), p. 93, 1916, Secondary quality.

    "bap. Dec. 28, 1755; m. Jane Morgan; he carried on the potter's business left to him by his uncle; he was an Assistant Alderman, in New York, in 1799."