CROCHERON, Jacob, (1774 - 1849)


CROCHERON, Jacob, (brother of Henry Crocheron), a Representative from New York; born on Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., August 23, 1774; engaged in agricultural pursuits; sheriff of Richmond County in 1802, 1811, and again in 1821; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); died in Richmond County, Staten Island, on December 27, 1849; interment in St. Andrew’s Churchyard, Staten Island, N.Y.