Myrtle Belle Hill Crumley

13 May 1939–13 February 2012 (Age 72)
Salty, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of Myrtle Belle

When Myrtle Belle Hill Crumley was born on 13 May 1939, in Salty, Milam, Texas, United States, her father, Bascum Hill, was 51 and her mother, Minnie Bell Johnston, was 31. She had at least 1 son with William Edward Crumley. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Milam, Texas, United States in 1940 and Texas, United States in 2010. She died on 13 February 2012, in Angleton, Brazoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 72.

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William Edward Crumley
Myrtle Belle Hill Crumley
Curtis Glenn Crumley

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    Curtis Glenn Crumley


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 10

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Age 21

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Hill in household of Baseum Hill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle Belle Or Myrt Hill Crumley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Myrtle Crumley in entry for Mr Gene' Hill, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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