Thomas Sidney Balester Crow

5 February 1890–24 July 1985 (Age 95)
Franklin, Alabama, United States

The Life of Thomas Sidney Balester

When Thomas Sidney Balester Crow was born on 5 February 1890, in Franklin, Alabama, United States, his father, Zachariah Marion Crow, was 44 and his mother, Mary Permelia Hunt, was 36. He married Ada Maybelle Smith on 10 March 1918, in Prentiss, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Beat 4, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 24 July 1985, in Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Tishomingo, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States.

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Thomas Sidney Balester Crow
Ada Maybelle Smith
Marriage: 10 March 1918
William Lamoise Crow
Lettress O Crow
Merror Frances Crow
Sidney Myres Crow
Quitman Horace Crow

Spouse and Children

10 March 1918
Prentiss, Mississippi, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Zachariah Marion Crow





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 17

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Sidney Crow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas S B Crow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sid B Crow, "United States Census, 1930"

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