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
Martha Etta Milligan
Marriage: 27 February 1895
Joseph Monroe Creel Sr
James Allen Creel
Calvin Andrew Creel
Annie B E Creel
Brady Creel
Charlie Roman Creel
Clara Christine Creel
Minnie Creel
Almer Marie Creel

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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