William Marion Creason

Male12 June 1870–28 May 1916

Brief Life History of William Marion

When William Marion Creason was born on 12 June 1870, in Neosho Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, his father, David Willis Creason, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Desdemona Garrett, was 23. He married Rowena Elizabeth Russell in 1903, in Gunnison, Gunnison, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1880 and Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 28 May 1916, in Monte Vista, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Monte Vista, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States.

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William Marion Creason
Ida Alice Rumsey
Marriage: 4 April 1906
Minnie Alice Creason
Ruth Evelyn Creason
Hallie Marie Creason
James William Creason

Sources (11)

  • Marion Creason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Marion Creason - Individual or family possessions: birth: 12 May 1869; Neosho Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States
  • Marion Creason, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1906Richfield, Conejos, Colorado, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


    Age 3

    This is the oldest burial in the cemetery. McCoy Newcomb BIRTH: 1873 La Jara, Conejos County, Colorado, USA DEATH: 1879 (aged 5–6) La Jara, Conejos County, Colorado, USA BURIAL: La Jara Cemetery La Jara, Conejos County, Colorado, USA MEMORIAL ID: 58670652


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1884: Conejos, Colorado, United States

    Name Meaning

    English or Scottish: unexplained. Compare Creson .

    Alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of Dutch Cruijsen, or one of its variants such as Kruijssen or Creusen, habitational names based on Dutch kruis ‘cross’ (compare Crusan and Kruis ).

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

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