Fannie James Crouch

Female13 September 1888–7 February 1965

Brief Life History of Fannie James

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.

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Family Time Line

Fred Lesh
Fannie James Crouch
Marriage: 25 March 1909
Lewis Carol Lesh
Ruth Alma Lesh
Myrtle Viola Lesh
Madie Elizabeth Lesh
Jessie Edith Lesh
Winfred Eldridge Lesh Sr
Andrew Jackson Lesh
Retta Moore Lesh
Francis Fredda Lesh

Sources (59)

  • Fannie J Leah in household of Fred Leah, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Fannie J. Crouch - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Fannie James Crouch
  • Fannie Crouch, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1909Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 9

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 21

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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