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CROOK FAMILY NOTES

The Crook family was known to be in the area of the town of Bickleigh, Devon, England, in the early 1700s.

Google maps: Bickleigh-Tiverton-Rewe area of SE Devon.


  1. Richard CROOK (b. 1703; d. 3/26/1789 Bickleigh, Devon aged 86) m1: on 2/8/1737 at Rewe Church to Mary MOGFORD (d. 9/9/1743) [IGI] m2: 9/5/1775 at Bickleigh Church by license to Sarah CHURCHOUSE (b. 11/5/1749 Tiverton, bap: 12/19/1749 Tiverton St. Peter [IGI], dau. of Thomas & Elizabeth Sibley CHURCHOUSE).
    1. William CROOK (bap: 11/23/1738 Rewe; Bur: 12/3/1738 Rewe).
    2. Richard CROOK (b. 1/30/1739, bap: 2/17/1739 Rewe [IGI]; d. 9/12/1743; bur: 9/14/1743 Rewe).
    3. Betty CROOK (b. 4/9/1743 bap: 11/9/1743 in Rewe).
    4. Sarah CROOK (bap: 5/23/1776 Bickleigh; d. 2/16/1845 aged 68, bur: 2/22/1845 Bickleigh) [Census: 1841 Bickleigh at house of John & Elizabeth Berry].
    5. Richard CROOK (bap: 6/26/1777 Bickleigh; fate unknown).
    6. William CROOK (bap: 2/4/1779 Bickleigh; fate unknown).
    7. Henry CROOK (bap: 12/4/1780 Bickleigh) m. Joan PITT (1774-1849).
      1. Henry CROOK, b. 1806; d. 8/19/1890 aged 86 years [Census: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1870, 1880] & Angelina JONES [Census: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1870].
        1. Henry CROOK [Census: 1841].
        2. William CROOK [Census: 1841, 1851, ____, ____, 1880] m. Ann ____.
          1. William H. CROOK, b. abt. 1859 [Census: ____, ____, 1880].
        3. Sarah CROOK [Census: 1841, 1851, 1861].
        4. Phillip CROOK [Census: 1841, 1851].
        5. Emma CROOK [Census: 1841, 1851, 1861] m. Hiram DREW.
          1. Mary Jane "Jennie Howard" Crook DREW [Census: 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930] m. Francis MILLER.
            1. Edith Frances Miller.
            2. Francis Miller.
            3. George Washington Miller.
          2. Adam DREW [Census: 1870].
          3. Victoria Adelaide DREW.
          4. Susan Adelaide DREW & Donald Tate McLEOD.