James William Creel

22 June 1870–30 October 1951 (Age 81)
Georgia, United States

The Life 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 37. 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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Family Time Line

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
1900–1967
Annie B E Creel
1902–1995
Brady Creel
1904–1968
Charlie Roman Creel
1908–1980
Clara Christine Creel
1912–1980
Minnie Creel
1915–
Marie Creel
1918–

Spouse and Children

    Male1870–1951Male

    Martha Etta Milligan

    Female1877–1969Female

MARRIAGE
27 February 1895
Cullman, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

    Male1896–1946Male

    James Allen Creel

    Male1897–1970Male

    Calvin Andrew Creel

    Male1900–1967Male

    Annie B E Creel

    Female1902–1995Female

    Brady Creel

    Male1904–1968Male

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Parents and Siblings

    Joel Stamps Creel

    Male1831–1902Male

    Malinda Taylor

    Female1833–1911Female

siblings

(7)

    Joseph Stephen Creel

    Male1852–1910Male

    George A Creel

    Male1855–Male

    John S Creel

    Male1856–1912Male

    Thomas G Creel

    Male1859–Male

    Joel Dodd Creel

    Male1862–1934Male

+2 More Children

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.
1873

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1873: Blount, Alabama, United States; 1877: Cullman, Alabama, United States
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 25

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James W Creel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jim Creel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James W Crill in household of Joel S Crill, "United States Census, 1880"

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