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John Crouch

Marissa, it's an English name, most common in the "home counties" near London. It is the Middle English word for Cross. There were Crouch settlers as far back as 1623 in New England, the Upper South, and the Carolinas. My branch spread from Virginia to East Tennessee, and from there many went to Kentucky, Missouri, and Texas and elsewhere in the West. The Massachusetts Crouches emigrated through the upper Midwest, with many ending up in Indiana, Iowa and Utah.
- John


Hi there!

I was wondering if you had any family in the Utah or Arizona region? I am looking for origins of this name.

Thank you!

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