George F. Crume

1849–9 November 1938 (Age 89)
Edgar, Illinois, United States

The Life of George F.

When George F. Crume was born in 1849, in Edgar, Illinois, United States, his father, William Crume, was 43 and his mother, Nancy Gardner, was 30. He married Sarah Jane McCURRY on 26 October 1876, in Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Payne, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Henry Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 9 November 1938, in Stillwater, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Payne, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

George F. Crume
1849–1938
Sarah Jane McCURRY
1854–1942
Marriage: 26 October 1876
John William Crume
1880–1965
Anna B Crume
1882–1973
Nancy Ellen Crume
1884–1989
Mary E Crume
1885–
Elizabeth Agnes Crume
1896–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 October 1876
Coles, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William Crume

    Male1806–Male

    Nancy Gardner

    Female1819–Female

siblings

(9)

    Emily F Crume

    Female1842–Female

    John W W Crume

    Male1845–Male

    Sarah F Crume

    Female1847–1931Female

    Male1849–1938Male

    Isabel E. Crume

    Female1853–Female

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 7

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 26

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Krum or Krumm .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Crume, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Crume, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Crume, "United States Census, 1910"

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