Jamesina "Zena" May Crandall

1 January 1898–7 September 1971 (Age 73)
Saint Francis, Cheyenne, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Jamesina "Zena" May

When Jamesina "Zena" May Crandall was born on 1 January 1898, in Saint Francis, Cheyenne, Kansas, United States, her father, James Kearney Crandall, was 34 and her mother, Minnie Francis Thankful Smith, was 20. She married Ira Oliver Washington on 15 May 1917, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Eureka Township, Cheyenne, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 7 September 1971, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George J Herres
Jamesina "Zena" May Crandall
Marriage: 6 December 1920
Roy Allen Herres
George Junior Herres
Alfred Lee Herres Crandall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1920Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 0
    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.
    1915 · Arrowrock Dam built
    Age 17
    In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 20
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Raghnaill ‘son of Raghnall’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Rǫgnvaldr ‘ruler of the gods’, cognate with Reynolds . Compare Grannan .

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

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    Sources (52)

    • Zena May Crandall Herres in household of Roy Allan Herres, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Zena Mae Crandall, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Zena May Harris in entry for George Harris, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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