Buren Sherman Crow

6 January 1885–8 January 1943 (Age 58)
Berlin, Tama, Iowa, United States

The Life of Buren Sherman

When Buren Sherman Crow was born on 6 January 1885, in Berlin, Tama, Iowa, United States, his father, John Wesley Crow, was 31 and his mother, Harriet Lydia Case, was 24. He lived in Wright, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Lyon Township, Hamilton, Iowa, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1932. He died on 8 January 1943, in Ellsworth, Hamilton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Homewood Cemetery, Ellsworth Township, Hamilton, Iowa, United States.

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John Wesley Crow
Harriet Lydia Case
John Wayman Crowe
Buren Sherman Crow
Harvey Milton Crowe
Lloyd Loyal Eli Crowe
Myrtle Crowe
Charles Homer Crow

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 16

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crow, Old English crāwa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchradha ( see McEnroe ).3 Irish: translation of any of various Gaelic names derived from fiach ‘raven’, ‘crow’ ( see Fee ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beaurin L Crow, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Buren S Crow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sherman Crow in household of John Crow, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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