Mary E Crow

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

The Life 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

    William S Sowell



about 1874


    Edward Sowele


    Mary Sowele


    Alfred Sowele


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 3

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 5

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

Age 20

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crow, Old English crāwa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchradha ( see McEnroe ).3 Irish: translation of any of various Gaelic names derived from fiach ‘raven’, ‘crow’ ( see Fee ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Sowell in household of W S Sowell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sooney Sowele in household of William Sowele, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sooney Sowele in household of William Sowele, "United States Census, 1880"

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