Hi Jill -William Sterling Crown was the 4th child of Joseph Wheeler Crown and Mary Slater (daughter of Richard and Jane Slater.)Mary Slater was born on 3 March 1776 in Prince George's County, MD.She died on 7 August 1852 in Muskingum County, OH.She is buried in Licking County, Ohio.
The father of Joseph Wheeler Crown was Joseph Crown (born about 1747 and died 1777 in Charles County, MD.His wife, Sarah, was born about 1756 and died after 10 August 1779.
Joseph Crown was the 3rd born child of Joseph Crown (1710-1800) and Mary Fectrer (1722-1756.)
I'm descended from Joseph Crown half brother Gerrard Crown (1756- 1818)