Wilbur Crabbs

1908–1974 (Age 65)
Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Wilbur

When Wilbur Crabbs was born on 7 December 1908, his father, Elgie Levoid Crabbs, was 27 and his mother, Jessica Lee Braman, was 20. He married Leona Ruth Cosper on 10 August 1946, in Indiana, United States. He lived in Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died in February 1974, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65.

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Wilbur Crabbs
Leona Ruth Cosper
Marriage: 10 August 1946

Spouse and Children


    Leona Ruth Cosper


10 August 1946
Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Elgie Levoid Crabbs


    Jessica Lee Braman




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Swiss Krebs .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilbur Crabbs in household of Elgie L Crabbs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilbur Crabbs, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Wilbur Crabbs in entry for Michael Robeson and Susan Crabbs, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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