2-Johan Georg (Jurg) Croessman
28 Oct 1697 in Pfungstadt, Hesse-Darmstadt .
Ancestry: (all in Pfungstadt)
- Arrived in Philadelphia, 21 June 1729, aboard the Mortonhouse from
and took an oath of allegiance there on 19 Aug 1729. His name appears as
"Johannes Dirick Greesman" on those records.
6-George Croessman also arrived on this ship.
- Not established.
It has been reported that he died on 7 May 1758 in Pennsylvania .
However this claim has not been reconciled with the appearance of "Cresman,
Joerg, 15s" on a list of members of New Providence Evangelical Congregation
(later Trappe) on 27 Nov 1760 , or with the mention of a "Visit from
Jurg Croesman and Wambold, of Indianfield..." on March 11, 1763 in Muhlenburg's
journal (Vol. 1, pg. 606).
Marriages & Children
- 1. Anna Elisabeth Gottdiener, m. 2 Aug 1715 Pfungstadt. She died 3 Jan 1716.
- 2. unknown wife, m. abt 1716, she d. abt 1728.
- 3. Maria Agatha Gautner (Gunter), b. 1710 in Neuhaus, near Worms, d. before 30 Jul 1747 in Penn,
dau. of Heinrich Gunter and Elisabetha Wentz.
- 4. Catherine (--), b. c1698, d. 7 Nov 1754, bur 9 Nov 1754 Augustus Lutheran Church, Trappe, Montgomery Co., Pa.
m. bef 1738.
- 5. Eleanor (---) Herman, widow of Gottlob Herman, 7 Sep 1755 New Hanover, Mont. Co., Pa.
 Records of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pfungstadt, province of Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany.
Reprinted in supplement C of "A partial history of the Croessmann-Kressmann-Cressman-Crissman-Cirsman family (a.k.a. The Gold Book)", published by the Cressman Family Association,
 Strassburger, Ralph Beaver, "Pennsylvania German Pioneers, 1727-1775: Official
list of persons arriving in the port of Philadelphia", Vols 1-3, Wm Hinke, editor.
Gen. Pub. Co., 1980.
 Kressman, Dr. John H., A partial history of the Croessmann-Kressmann-Cressman-Crissman-Cirsman family, Supplement 2,
JOHAN GEORG CROESMANN (1697-1758) "Jurg", Nov 1996.
 Pennsylvania German Society Proceedings, Vol. 7.
 "A Partial History of the Crössmann-Kressman-Cressman-Crissman-Crisman Family",
pub. by History Committee Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 1972. A.k.a., "The Gold Book",
Cressman Family Association.
For more documentation on Johan Georg Chrisman,
see the Lonnie Chrisman Pedigree.