David Crooks

21 January 1837–2 February 1911 (Age 74)
Indiana, United States

The Life of David

When David Crooks was born on 21 January 1837, in Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Crooks, was 31 and his mother, Hannah Boyles, was 22. He married Cynthia Amanda McCollum on 31 October 1869, in Daviess, Missouri, United States. He died on 2 February 1911, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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David Crooks
Cynthia Amanda McCollum
Marriage: 31 October 1869

Spouse and Children


    Cynthia Amanda McCollum


31 October 1869
Daviess, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 4

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Crook 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Crooke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David Crook in household of Thomas Crook, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Crookes, "United States Census, 1870"

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