W_M Crail

1873–
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of W M

When W_M Crail was born in 1873, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Henry Crail, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Crail, was 28. He lived in Whitewater, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Henry Crail
1850–
Elizabeth Crail
1845–
Henry Crail
1870–
W_M Crail
1873–
Bertha Crail
1875–
Franklin Harold Crail
1880–1947
Florence E Crail
1882–

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 2
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
Age 10
A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Crail in Fife.

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

Possible Related Names

Creal

Sources (1)

  • W_M Crail in household of Henry Crail, "United States Census, 1880"

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