William Henery Crow

16 February 1850–5 September 1917 (Age 67)
Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of William Henery

When William Henery Crow was born on 16 February 1850, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Benjamin Brown Crow, was 30 and his mother, Harriet Ann Brunt, was 20. He married Martha Angelica Jones about 1868, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Washington, Utah, United States in 1860 and Caliente, Lincoln, Nevada, United States in 1910. He died on 5 September 1917, in Elgin, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Caliente City Cemetery, Caliente, Lincoln, Nevada, United States.

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William Henery Crow
Martha Angelica Jones
Marriage: about 1868
William Henry Brown Crow
George Edward Crow
Joseph Ellis Crow
Martha Jane Crow
Ica Minda Crow
Dina Elizabeth Crow
Charlott Frances Crow

Spouse and Children

about 1868
Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

Age 7

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 18

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crow, Old English crāwa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchradha ( see McEnroe ).3 Irish: translation of any of various Gaelic names derived from fiach ‘raven’, ‘crow’ ( see Fee ).

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

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Family History of Lucy Diantha (Morley) Allen By Leslie Smith Pictures and minor editing by B.Larry Allen

Family History of Lucy Diantha (Morley) Allen By Leslie Smith Pictures and minor editing by B.Larry Allen Lucy was born in Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio on October 4, 1815. Her parents were Isaac …

Sources (3)

  • Wm Crow in household of B B Crow, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Crow, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm D Crow in household of Beryl B Crow, "United States Census, 1850"

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