Una Gay Cremeans

19 June 1908–10 March 1986 (Age 77)
Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States

The Life of Una Gay

When Una Gay Cremeans was born on 19 June 1908, her father, Eli Washington Cremeans, was 32 and her mother, Antheila Sansom, was 24. She married Ora Lee Prichard on 12 January 1924, in Big Creek, Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Big Harts Creek, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Chapmanville, Montgomery, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 10 March 1986, in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Ora Lee Prichard
Una Gay Cremeans
Marriage: 12 January 1924
Leondas Bell Prichard
Oleda Lane
Albert Luther Prichard

Spouse and Children

12 January 1924
Big Creek, Logan, West Virginia, United States



    Albert Luther Prichard


    Oleda Lane




Parents and Siblings

    Eli Washington Cremeans





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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 6

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Probably an altered spelling of Irish Crimmins .2 Alternatively, perhaps, an altered spelling of German Krementz, which is probably of Slavic origin ( see Kremin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Una Prichard in household of Ora Prichard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Una G Cremeans in household of Ely W Cremeans, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eunice Cremeans in household of Eligh Cremeans, "United States Census, 1910"

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