Minnie Etta Cripps

14 December 1879–8 February 1954 (Age 74)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Minnie Etta

When Minnie Etta Cripps was born on 14 December 1879, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry P Cripps, was 19 and her mother, Samantha Elizabeth Milligan, was 16. She married Milton Cornelius Wells on 23 February 1905, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Collin, Texas, United States for about 10 years and United States in 1930. She died on 8 February 1954, in Aubrey, Denton, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Good Hope Cemetery, Parvin, Denton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton Cornelius Wells
1859–1942
Minnie Etta Cripps
1879–1954
Marriage: 23 February 1905
Henry Milton Wells
1906–1979
Grady Lee Wells
1908–1917
Georgia Alta Wells
1912–1992

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway
Age 2
Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 21
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker of pouches, from the plural of Middle English crippes ‘pouch’.2 English: metathesized form of Crisp .3 German: variant spelling of Krips, a variant of Krebs .

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

Possible Related Names

Crisp
Krebs
Cribbs
Scripps

Sources (16)

  • Minnie Etta Crips in household of Henry T Crips, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie Wells in household of M C Wells, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Wells in household of Milton C Wells, "United States Census, 1930"

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