Christopher Columbus Crowley

Male13 February 1864–1945

Brief Life History of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus Crowley was born on 13 February 1864, in Polk Township, Ray, Missouri, United States. He married Ella Hurt on 25 September 1887, in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cole Hill Township, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and Fishing River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1945, at the age of 81, and was buried in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States.

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Christopher Columbus Crowley
Ella Hurt
Marriage: 25 September 1887
Oscar Curtis Crowley
Huey Earl Crowley
Lena Margaret Crowley

Sources (10)

  • Columbus Crowley in household of Andrew J Crowley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • C C Crowley, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Lum, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1887Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1871 · KKK Supression

    Age 7

    In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.


    Age 22

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brennan, Kieran, Aileen, Assumpta, Bridie, Declan, Donovan, Kaitlin, Kevin Patrick, Maeve, Patrick Joseph.

    Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’. There has been some confusion with Crawley .

    English: variant of Crawley .

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

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