John Roy Creps

Male11 January 1898–17 May 1965

Brief Life History of John Roy

When John Roy Creps was born on 11 January 1898, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Daniel Creps, was 32 and his mother, Emma B Friedly, was 29. He married Dorothy Andrea Allred on 17 July 1919, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States. He lived in Washington Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 3, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 17 May 1965, in Superior, Pinal, Arizona, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Superior, Pinal, Arizona, United States.

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John Roy Creps
Dorothy Andrea Allred
Marriage: 17 July 1919

Sources (12)

  • John R. Creps, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John R Creps, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • John Roy Creps, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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  • Marriage
    17 July 1919El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States
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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

    Age 3

    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 7

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 18

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Krebs or of its variant Kreps .

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

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