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Nancy Katherine ("Kate") Croushorn

Nancy Katherine ("Kate") Croushorn

Female 1841 - 1893  (52 years)

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  • Name Nancy Katherine ("Kate") Croushorn  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname Kate 
    Born 1841  Rockingham Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    AFN 207N-ZVW 
    Died 1 Oct 1893  Rockingham Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Croushorn Family Cem, Rockingham Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I4521  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father George Croushorn,   b. 12 Oct 1798, Rockingham Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, Westmoreland Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Catherine "Nettie" Byerly,   b. 1805, Botetourt Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1863, Union Springs, Rockingham Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1822  [3, 4
    Family ID F1621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In his «i»HISTORY OF ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA«/i», pp. 395-397 (1912), J. W. Wayland writes as follows:
      "For a number of years past the most famous summer resort in Rockingham ... has been Rawley Springs, located 11 1/2 miles west of Harrisonburg, 2000 feet above the sea level. *** As one stands on Lover's Leap, at Rawley, and looks out eastward ... he has Union Springs two miles upon his right,....
      "Union Springs were resorted to as long as forty years ago; and in 1878 Miss Kate Croushorn, of Ottobine, was advertising summer boarding at Union Springs. The water is chalybeate [containing iron salts; a mineral spring]. Every year, until recently, at least a few families of the county spent part of the summer there; but a steep, stony road, with a defective title to the property, has by this time made visitors rare."

      [Note that when Virginia seceded from the United States in 1861, a majority of residents in the western counties objected. Those counties petitioned Congress to be re-admitted to the Union. The State of West Virginia came into existence in 1863. Pendleton Cnty, W.Va. was created from parts of Virginia's Rockingham, Augusta and Hardy counties.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S284] Croushorn, Sarah M.|, Sarah Margaret Croushorn, "Ancestral Notes", (Unpublished: notes compiled approx. mid-1960's).

    2. [S299] Byerly, J. F.|, John F. Byerly, Jr., THE BYERLY FAMILY OF THE VALLEY OF VIRGINIA, (Richmond, VA : 1994), pp. 63, 72 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S283] Allgaier, Glen|, Glen Allgaier, "Croushorn Descendants Chart" (unpublished; printed Apr. 2001), and Emails & letters, (Glen Allgaier, 2455 Buckingham Pl, Brookfield, WI 53045; moroni4u@yahoo.com).

    4. [S58] LDS Ancestral File|, "Ancestral File" , (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 28230619.