Carrie May "Annie" Crow

14 January 1892–30 December 1987 (Age 95)
Wilmer, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life of Carrie May "Annie"

When Carrie May "Annie" Crow was born on 14 January 1892, in Wilmer, Dallas, Texas, United States, her father, John Cornelius Crow, was 22 and her mother, Maggie Lou Ellen Steely, was 18. She married Henry Cochran Seely Sr. about 1908, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 30 December 1987, in Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cochran Seely Sr.
Carrie May "Annie" Crow
Marriage: about 1908
Terry Cornelius Seely Sr.
Jaunita Fern Seely
Henry Cochran " Hank" Seely Jr.
Edward Randolph Seely
Octavie Louise Seely

Spouse and Children

about 1908
Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Cornelius Crow


    Maggie Lou Ellen Steely





    Nellie Lee Crow


    Willard Henry Crowe


    Leta Leona Crow


    Marjorie Elizabeth Crow


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crow, Old English crāwa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchradha ( see McEnroe ).3 Irish: translation of any of various Gaelic names derived from fiach ‘raven’, ‘crow’ ( see Fee ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie M Crow in household of John C Crow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carrie Mae Crow in entry for Octavie Louise Runyon, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Carrie Mae Seely in entry for Terry C Seely, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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