Harry Jay Crouch

1890–1959 (Age 69)
Medicine Lodge, Barber, Kansas, United States

The Life of Harry Jay

When Harry Jay Crouch was born in 1890, in Medicine Lodge, Barber, Kansas, United States, his father, James Crouch, was 54 and his mother, Priscilla Ann Jones, was 39. He lived in Driftwood Township, Woods, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 January 1959, in California, United States, at the age of 69.

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Harry Jay Crouch
1890–1959
Edna Grace Welch
1889–1970

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 0

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crouch, Old English crūc ‘cross’ (a word that was replaced in Middle English by the word cross, from Old Norse kross), applied either as a topographic name for someone who lived by a cross or possibly as a nickname for someone who had carried a cross in a pageant or procession.2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch croech ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a potter.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry J Crouch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry J Crouch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry J Crouch in household of James Crouch, "United States Census, 1920"

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