Born October 14, 1818 - Died January 13, 1899

Samuel Adolphus and Catherine Crutcher first lived in Williamson County Tennessee, moving in 1860 to Marshall County, settling about one mile south of Chapel Hill, Tennessee.
After the death of his wife, he lived with his son, Samuel Owen, and visited his other children living in Tennessee, dying at the home of his son, Sam Owen.

Obituary notice, Chapel Hill, Tennessee newspaper,
April 13, 1899:

Samuel A. Crutcher was born in Virginia October 13, 1818, was married in 1843, lived near Chapel Hill forty years; served as a deacon in Chapel Hill congregation sixteen years, was then elected ruling elder. He died near Franklin, Tennessee January 13, 1899. He was a good man, full of faith and the Holy Ghost. He leaves four sons and three daughters to mourn their loss. Children, your father taught you how the Christian can live and die; imitate his example, follow him, and by and by you will see him again.