When Fannie James Crouch was born on 13 September 1888, in Pickett, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Wesley Crouch, was 34 and her mother, Melissa Adeline Gilreath, was 32. She married Fred Lesh on 25 March 1909, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Town Creek, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Bolivia, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 7 February 1965, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Bolivia, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States.
English (southeastern): from Middle English crouch(e), cruch(e) ‘cross’ (Old English crūc, ultimately from Latin crux, crucem; the Old English crūc was replaced in Middle English by the word cross, from Old Norse kross), applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a cross.