Alma Crosmar Seward

Female14 April 1891–30 September 1964

Brief Life History of Alma Crosmar

When Alma Crosmar Seward was born on 14 April 1891, in Eads, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, her father, Edward Cress Seward, was 52 and her mother, Franciana Fannie Doon COBURN, was 42. She married Claude Ronnie Crook on 17 March 1907, in Fayette, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Shelby, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 30 September 1964, in Eads, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Eads, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Vernon Spain
1887–1926
Alma Crosmar Seward
1891–1964
Marriage: 26 November 1911
Vernon Lee SPAIN
1911–1933
Gordon Estes Spain
1914–1982
Cleveland Woodrow Spain
1918–1936

Sources (14)

  • Lee V Spain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma Seward, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Alma C Spain Rothwell, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1911Fayette, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (16)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 7

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 21

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Seward (Old English Sǣweard, from ‘sea’ + weard ‘guard’).

    English: from the Middle English personal name Siward, Seward (Old English Sigeweard, from sige ‘victory’ + weard ‘guard’, or the equivalent Old Norse Sigwarth).

    Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Suaird, Ó Suairt, usually Anglicized as Sword .

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

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