Mary E Crow

11 June 1841–9 August 1905 (Age 64)
Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Mary E

When Mary E Crow was born on 11 June 1841, in Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States, her father, Mansfield Crow, was 24 and her mother, Mary Burnaman, was 25. She married William S Sowell about 1874. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Smith, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Henderson, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 9 August 1905, in Hamlin, Jones, Texas, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

William S Sowell
Mary E Crow
Marriage: about 1874
Edward Sowele
Mary Sowele
Alfred Sowele

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1874
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Henderson, Texas, United States
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1858: Jones, Texas, United States

    Name Meaning

    Irish, Manx, and English: variant of Crowe .Native American: translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on a word, such as Lakota or Dakota Sioux kaŋgi, meaning ‘crow’. The cultural significance of the crow to Native Americans is reflected in their traditional personal names, some of which were adopted as surnames (translated into English), e.g. Big Crow (see Bigcrow ) and Two Crow (see Twocrow ). See also Bird 4.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Mary Sowell in household of W S Sowell, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Crow in entry for L Elizabeth Thomas, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Sooney Sowele in household of William Sowele, "United States Census, 1880"

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