James William Creel

Brief Life History of James William

When James William Creel was born on 22 June 1870, in Georgia, United States, his father, Joel Stamps Creel, was 39 and his mother, Malinda Taylor, was 38. He married Martha Etta Milligan on 27 February 1895, in Cullman, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cullman, Cullman, Alabama, United States for about 20 years and Election Precinct 11 Trimble, Cullman, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 30 October 1951, in Cullman, Alabama, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Grandview, Cullman, Alabama, United States.

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James William Creel
1870–1951
Martha Etta Milligan
1877–1969
Marriage: 27 February 1895
Joseph Monroe Creel Sr
1896–1946
James Allen Creel
1897–1970
Calvin Andrew Creel
1900–1987
Annie B E Creel
1902–1995
Brady Creel
1904–1968
Charlie Roman Creel
1908–1980
Clara Christine Creel
1912–1980
Minnie Creel
1915–
Almer Marie Creel
1917–1998

Sources (16)

  • James W Creel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James W. Creel, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • James William Creel, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Kriel or Krüll, a variant of Kroll 1.

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

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