Ada Elizabeth Crotwell

14 March 1883–18 September 1968 (Age 85)
Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ada Elizabeth

When Ada Elizabeth Crotwell was born on 14 March 1883, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, her father, McDaniel C Crotwell, was 31 and her mother, Barnissa Nabors, was 29. She married William H Gray on 23 December 1905, in Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 25, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 33, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 18 September 1968, in Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Brighton Memorial Gardens, Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H Gray
1878–1913
Ada Elizabeth Crotwell
1883–1968
Marriage: 23 December 1905
Barney Chester Gray
1906–1993
Alvus Eugene Gray
1908–1968
Lavalle Gray
1911–2006
Wilda Gray
1914–1914
Will Gray
1914–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1905
Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
children

(5)

    Male1906–1993Male

    Male1908–1968Male

    Lavalle Gray

    Female1911–2006Female

    Wilda Gray

    Male1914–1914Male

    Will Gray

    Male1914–1914Male

Parents and Siblings

    McDaniel C Crotwell

    Male1851–1903Male

    Barnissa Nabors

    Female1853–1923Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1886: Jefferson, Alabama, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of South German Grotewohl, a late medieval nickname for a journeyman, from es gerate wohl ‘may it (your work) turn out well’. Compare Gradwohl , Gradwell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Adia Crattwell in household of Mack D Crattwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ada Gray in household of William Gray, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada Fromhold in household of Joe Fromhold, "United States Census, 1920"

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