Frederick James Crooks

18 May 1889–12 March 1960 (Age 70)
Millington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick James

When Frederick James Crooks was born on 18 May 1889, in Millington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, his father, Thomas P. Crooks, was 44 and his mother, Ellen J. Glass, was 41. He married Olive Watkins on 24 October 1908, in Vassar, Tuscola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Genesee, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Genesee Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1960, at the age of 70, and was buried in Millington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Frederick James Crooks
Olive Watkins
Marriage: 24 October 1908
Jennett Crooks
John Arthur Crooks
Marguerite Crooks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1908Vassar, Tuscola, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1903 · Ford Motor Company
    Age 14
    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 19
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from Crookes in Sheffield (Yorkshire), named with Old Norse krókr ‘hook, bend’.variant of Crook , with post-medieval excrescent -s.English:

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Fred J Crooks, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Fred Crooks in entry for Barney Jordan, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • James Fredrick Crooks, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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