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Croghan, George (d. 1782), colonial official and land speculator in America

Edward J. Cashin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6728

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Croghan, George (d. 1782), colonial official and land speculator in America, was born in Dublin, though further details of his parents and upbringing are uncertain. Before moving to America in 1741 he is known to have married. His daughter Susannah was born in 1750. In later life he lived with the daughter of a Mohawk chief, with whom he had a second daughter, ...

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Subjects: Banking ; Business and Management ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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