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Major Cropper

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Major Cropper d. cr. 1794 Worcester County, Md. Orphans Court Records. Housed at Hall of Records, Annapolis, Md. . Major Cropper had issue: Thomas Cropper (spelled Crapper). Application made by Samuel Porter to have Thomas Crapper, orphan of Major Cropper of the age of fifteen or sixteen until Thomas Crapper shall attain the age of twenty-one years...That he will teach him or cause he to be taught the art and mystery of the house carpenter's trade and also to teach him to read and write and cypher as far as the rule of three...and provide him with sufficient meat, drink, washing, lodging and apparel fit and convenient for a person of his station...December Court1794, Orphans Court Proceedings, page 148, Worcester County, Md.

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