Etta Alta Crump

15 May 1895–8 November 1913 (Age 18)
Robin, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Etta Alta

When Etta Alta Crump was born on 15 May 1895, in Robin, Bannock, Idaho, United States, her father, Henry Crump, was 49 and her mother, Emma Adams, was 45. She married Robert Wheatley on 20 November 1912, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 8 November 1913, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Robin Cemetery, Robin, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Robert Wheatley
Etta Alta Crump
Marriage: 20 November 1912
Frank James Crump Wheatley

Spouse and Children

20 November 1912
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 1

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 6

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly West Midlands): nickname for a cripple or hunchback, from English cromp, crump ‘bent’, ‘crooked’, ‘stooping’ (from Old English crumb). Compare Croom .2 Americanized spelling of German Krump , the variant Krumpp, or German and Dutch Kramp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Etta Crump in household of Henry Crump, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Etta A. Crump in household of Henry Crump, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Etta Crump in entry for Wheatley, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"

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