Myrtle Alice Crisp

3 December 1912–22 June 2008 (Age 95)
Manes, Wright, Missouri, United States

The Life of Myrtle Alice

When Myrtle Alice Crisp was born on 3 December 1912, in Manes, Wright, Missouri, United States, her father, Curnald Irven Crisp, was 22 and her mother, Laura Belle Rumfelt, was 20. She married Claude E Brewer on 4 March 1930, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Lucerne Election Precinct, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 June 2008, in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude E Brewer
Myrtle Alice Crisp
Marriage: 4 March 1930
Frieda Mae Brewer
Myrna Dene Brewer

Spouse and Children

4 March 1930
Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States


    Frieda Mae Brewer


    Myrna Dene Brewer


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 19

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Middle English crisp, Old English crisp, cryps (Latin crispus), reinforced in Middle English by an Old French word also from Latin crispus.2 Americanized spelling of the German cognate Krisp, from Middle High German krisp, krispel ‘curly-haired man’.3 Americanized form of German Krisp, from a short form the medieval personal name Krispin ( see Crispin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle A Brewer in household of Claude E Brewer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle Brewer in household of Claud Brewer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Alice Crisp in household of Irven Crisp, "United States Census, 1920"

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