Cyrus H Crowton

about 1900–
Missouri, United States

The Life of Cyrus H

When Cyrus H Crowton was born about 1900, in Missouri, United States, his father, Cyrus Crowton, was 38 and his mother, Cora Geoghagen or Geogagan, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Crowton
1862–1955
Cora Geoghagen or Geogagan
1868–
John Crowton
1895–1895
Cyrus H Crowton
1900–
Son Crowton
1896–1896

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siblings

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World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 0

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Croston, from Old Norse kross ‘cross’ or Old English cros + Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Cyrus Henry Crowton, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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