Tag Archives: Crouch

Elizabeth Rarrick

Elizabeth Rarrick
b. 7 December 1784, New Jersey, to Henry and Elizabeth (Roods) Rarrick
d. 12 November 1877, Monticello, Jones County, Iowa

m/1. 26 March 1801, Morris County, New Jersey
John Morss/Mors
b. 25 June 1780, Cayuga County, New York, to Benjamin and Irena (Mead) Morss

m/2. 1819
Benjamin Crouch
b. about 1776, Massachusetts
d. 1856, probably St. Joseph County, Indiana

Children with John Morss:

  • Anna B. (1802-1829)
  • Henry D. (1803-1817)
  • Elizabeth (1806-1896) married Chauncy Mead
  • Benjamin (1808-1892) married Sophronia Mead
  • Simeon (b. 1811) married Jane Manliff
  • John (1813-1814)
  • David A. (1815-1909) married Moriah Carpenter
  • Daniel (1818-1903) married Sarah Nancy Milliken

Children with Benjamin Crouch:

  • Ephraim (1821-1845)
  • Eleazer (1824-1892) married (1) Lucinda Matthews, (2) Ann Maria Wells
  • Nathan (b. 1827) married Susan Tracy

Elizabeth was one of eight children. She moved to Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, where she resided with her daughter Elizabeth (Morss) Mead until her death.

Submitted by:
Barbara Taylor Szabo
Osceola IN

Eleazer Crouch

Eleazer Crouch
b. 13 March 1824, Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Benjamin and Elizabeth (Rarrick) Crouch
d. 12 January 1892, Muskegon County, Michigan

m/1. 17 November 1842, Dearborn County, Indiana
Lucinda Matthews
b. 2 September 1824, Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Jonas D. and Susannah (Milliken) Matthews
d. 18 May 1858, Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, of consumption

m/2. 4 April 1859, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Ann Marie Wells
d. 13 December 1883, Hastings, Barry County, Michigan

Children with Lucinda Matthews:

  • Mary E. (b. 1846) married John J. Trego
  • Susan C. (b. 1848) married G. H. Hutchinson
  • Ephraym (1849–1850)
  • Eliza A. (b. 1850) married Ruben M. Hall in 1869
  • Flora A. (1853–1896) married Charles K. Beam in 1869
  • Norman Eddy (1855–1945) married Mary Mae Norter in 1886

Children with Ann Marie Wells:

  • Nellie
  • perhaps others

All of Eleazer’s family settled in Michigan in 1859 after his second marriage, with the
exception of Flora and Norman. Eleazer and Ann Marie and his daughters Mary (Crouch) Trego and Susan (Crouch) Hutchinson settled in Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, while Eliza (Crouch) Hall went to Muskegon and Nellie resided in Three Rivers, Michigan.

Submitted by:
Barbara Taylor Szabo
Osceola IN