Laura E Rew

May 1836–9 October 1912 (Age 76)
Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States

The Life of Laura E

When Laura E Rew was born in May 1836, in Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States, her father, Noel Rew, was 26 and her mother, Lydia Emily Lawrence, was 18. She married Henry Crittenden on 26 December 1857, in Boone, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Polk Township, Bremer, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1905. She died on 9 October 1912, in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Harlington Cemetery, Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Crittenden
Laura E Rew
Marriage: 26 December 1857
Clarence Henry Crittenden

Spouse and Children

26 December 1857
Boone, Illinois, United States


    Clarence Henry Crittenden


Parents and Siblings






    Elenora A. Rew



    Lucia Elma Rew


World Events (8)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 10

Iowa is the 29th state.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 21

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Rowe 1, from the Old English byform rǣw, or a habitational name from places in Devon and Isle of Wight called Rew from this word.2 Americanized spelling of German Ruh .

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

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Sources (3)

  • L E Collins in household of Clarence H Crittendan, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Laura Rew in household of Noel Rew, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Laura C Collins in household of Amos Collins, "United States Census, 1900"

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