Velma Viola Crow

24 February 1907–24 June 1980 (Age 73)
Fostoria, Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Velma Viola

When Velma Viola Crow was born on 24 February 1907, in Fostoria, Seneca, Ohio, United States, her father, Alvin Albertis Crow, was 27 and her mother, Dora Letta Tittle, was 20. She married Roger Leon Peters on 21 October 1930, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. She lived in Findlay, Findlay Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 June 1980, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Roger Leon Peters
Velma Viola Crow
Marriage: 21 October 1930

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1930Lucas, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 20
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Irish, Manx, and English: variant of Crowe .Native American: translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on a word, such as Lakota or Dakota Sioux kaŋgi, meaning ‘crow’. The cultural significance of the crow to Native Americans is reflected in their traditional personal names, some of which were adopted as surnames (translated into English), e.g. Big Crow (see Bigcrow ) and Two Crow (see Twocrow ). See also Bird 4.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Velma Viola Crow, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Velma Peters in household of Roger Peters, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Thelma V Crow, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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