Leslie Emra Crenshaw

8 March 1885–21 October 1935 (Age 50)
Mondamin, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Leslie Emra

When Leslie Emra Crenshaw was born on 8 March 1885, in Mondamin, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, Emra Crenshaw, was 34 and his mother, Hulda Johnston, was 30. He married Ethel Iona Wilson on 17 August 1916, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Morgan Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 21 October 1935, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Leslie Emra Crenshaw
Ethel Iona Wilson
Marriage: 17 August 1916
Lee Monroe Crenshaw
Rex Dale Crenshaw
Mabel Jean Crenshaw

Spouse and Children

17 August 1916
Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States


    Lee Monroe Crenshaw



    Mabel Jean Crenshaw


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 15

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cranshaw .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leslie E Crenshaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leslie E Crenshaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leslie Crenshaw in household of Huldy Crenshaw, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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