Person:Raleigh Croshaw (1)

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Raleigh Croshaw
b.1584
d.1624
m. Bef. 1610
  1. Joseph Croshaw1610 - 1667
  2. Noah Croshaw1614 - 1665
  3. Richard Croshaw1618 - 1667
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Name Raleigh Croshaw
Alt Name[2] Raleigh Crashaw
Alt Name[3] Raleigh Crowshaw
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1584
Marriage Bef. 1610 Prob. Virginiato Ursula Unknown
Death[1] 1624

Capt. Raleigh Croshaw was one of the Early Settlers of Colonial Virginia

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Captain Raleigh Croshaw (–1624) was an Ancient planter and a representative in the House of Burgesses for Elizabeth City County in the Colony and Dominion of Virginia.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Raleigh Croshaw, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. Jefferson, Thomas, and William Peden. Notes on the state of Virginia. (Chapel Hill, Virginia: University of North Carolina Press, 1955).

    "In 1622, when Raleigh Crashaw was with Japazaw, the Sachem or chief of the Patomacs, Opechancanough, who had great power and influence, being the second man in the nation, and next in succession to Opichapan, and who was a bitter but secret enemy to the English, and wanted to engage his nation in a war with, sent two baskets of beads to the Patomac chief, and desired him to kill the Englishman who was with him. Japazaw replied that the English were his friends, and Opichapan his brother, and that therefore there should be no blood shed between them by his means."

  3. Jamestown's Earliest Settlers