Calestia Florence Crowley

1866–1904 (Age 38)
Slaughters, Webster, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Calestia Florence

When Calestia Florence Crowley was born in 1866, in Slaughters, Webster, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Alexander Crowley, was 28 and her mother, Henrietta "Ritta" Crowley, was 21. She married William B Knight on 31 August 1883, in Webster, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died in 1904, at the age of 38.

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William B Knight
Calestia Florence Crowley
Marriage: 31 August 1883
Minnie Mae Knight
Sallie Frances Knight
William Virgil Knight
Erastus Knight
Millard Knight
Effie Knight
Flossie Knight

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31 August 1883
Webster, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’.2 English: variant spelling of Crawley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Night in household of William B Night, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Florene Crowley in household of James Crowley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florence Crowley in household of James A Crowley, "United States Census, 1880"

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