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Thomas McCrone / McCroan
1755 - 1785
Thomas McCrone / McCroan was born about 1755 in an unknown place overseas in Ireland and died about 1785 somewhere in Georgia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 30 years old.

Possible grandfather of Tersey McCrone. Please email us if you have information.
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Immigration8/6/1771 GA  16 yrs old 
Name: Thomas McCroan, Arrival Year: 1772, Arrival Place: Georgia, Family Members: Wife; Child, Source Publication Code: 1117, Primary Immigrant: McCroan, Thomas, Annotation: Names of the people lately arrived from Ireland in the ship Brittania, Jas. Clindinnon, Master. Date and port of arrival. Source Bibliography: CANDLER, ALLEN D. The Colonial Records of the State of Georgia: Proceedings and Minutes of the Governor and Council from August 6, 1771, to February 13, 1782. Volume 12. Atlanta: Franklin-Turner Co., 1907, pp. 253-254.
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Other11/22/1779 GA (St George's Parish County) 24 yrs old 
Name: Thos McCroan
Gender: M (Male)
Additional Remarks: Name on a petition, Nov. 22 ,1779, to Governor James Wright from inhabitants of Queensborough and a few from Brier Creek all in St. Georges Parish complaining of no court in their district and thanking the Governor for the commissions for Captain Morison and Lieutenant Ronaldson. They also petition for Mathew Lyle and Gavin Ronaldson as majors for the upper district, David Russell as Captain and for magistrates they recommend Mathew Lyle and Samuel Montgomery. They all have been loyal to the British Government.
State: Georgia
County: St George's Parish
Town: Queensborough and Brier Creek
Residence Year: 1780 

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3 1758 Georgia organized into 8 parishes: Christ Church, Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint James, Saint John, Saint Matthew, Saint Paul and Saint Philip.
8 1763 The Treaty of Augusta created the first defined line between the Creeks and the colony of Georgia by using well known trails and rivers.
18 1773 Debts the Creeks and Cherokee owe to Georgians are assumed by the state in payment for the land. This includes a small portion of North Georgia.
27 1782 The British evacuate Savannah on in July.
29 1784 Franklin and Washington Counties are formed.
30 1785 Burbon County formed.
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14 1769 The first steam engine is invented by Watt
22 1777 The concept of chemical compounds is conceived by Lavoisier
28 1783 The hot air balloon is invented by Michel and Montgolfier and the first people in modern history fly at an altitude of 1800 m.
30 1785 The power loom was invented by Cartwright to produce cloth.
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20 1775 NEWS HEADLINES: On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
21 1776 NEWS HEADLINES: July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
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5 1760 The Cherokee War (1760-61) ends in a treaty that opens the Up County for settlement. The Bounty At of 1761 offers public land tax free for ten years, and settlers from other colonies begin pouring into the Carolina "Up Country".
8 1763 Georgia Gazette begins publication. It is the first newspaper in Georgia and the eighth newspaper in the English colonies.
11 1766 Britain passes the Stamp Act taxing all colonial newspapers, advertisements, leases, licenses, pamphlets, and legal documents. Later the same year, Britain repeals the Stamp Act in Britain -- but it continues to be enforced on colonists in North America
18 1773 Angered by the tea tax of 1767 and the British East India Company's monopoly on tea trade, the independent New England colonial merchants dump the precious cargo overboard into the Boston harbor. This incident is called the Boston Tea Party.
19 1774 The First Continental Congress of fifty-five representatives (except from the colony of Georgia) meets in Philadelphia to discuss relations with Britain, the possibility of independence, and the hope of a peaceful solution. King George III scorns the thought of reconciliation and declares the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion.
20 1775 On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
21 1776 July 4th, American Revolution War ends and the United States of America is officially created.
23 1778 Alliance between United States and France
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1 1756 Seven Year's War begins
4 1759 Jesuits are forced out of France
8 1763 Seven Year's War ends; Peace is established in Paris between France, Spain, England and Portugal
9 1764 Britain passes the Sugar Act forbids American importation of foreign rum and taxing imported molasses, wine, silk, coffee, and a number of other luxury items.
12 1767 Jesuits are forced out of Spanish America
24 1779 Spain declares war on England
25 1780 Josef II abolishes serfdom in Hungary; England declares war on Holland
28 1783 Peace established at Versailles between France, England, Spain and United States; Britain cedes all lands west to the Mississippi River


The Children of Thomas McCrone / McCroan

John L. B. McCrone / McCroan
Born somewhere in Georgia about 1780 and died somewhere in Georgia about 1870. He was about 90 years old.

L. B. may have been for "LittleBury" . If you have any info on Tersy's parents. Please email us if you have information.

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