Elsie G. Crowell

16 August 1894–23 March 1949 (Age 54)
Jonesboro, Union, Illinois, United States

The Life of Elsie G.

When Elsie G. Crowell was born on 16 August 1894, in Jonesboro, Union, Illinois, United States, her father, Allen Crowell, was 37 and her mother, Ellen Emma Miles, was 26. She married William C. McCloud in 1915, in Jonesboro, Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Anna, Union, Illinois, United States for about 5 years and Stokes Election Precinct, Union, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 23 March 1949, at the age of 54.

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William C. McCloud
Elsie G. Crowell
Marriage: 1915
Infant Will Mccloud
William F Mc Cloud
Mary Mc Cloud
Paul S Mc Cloud
Hellen Mc Cloud

Spouse and Children

Jonesboro, Union, Illinois, United States


    Infant Will Mccloud


    William F Mc Cloud


    Mary Mc Cloud


    Paul S Mc Cloud


    Hellen Mc Cloud


Parents and Siblings

    Allen Crowell


    Ellen Emma Miles




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Crowell, from Old English crāwe ‘crow’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elsie Mccloud in household of William Mccloud, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elsie Mc Cloud in household of William Mc Cloud, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie Mccloud in household of William Mccloud, "United States Census, 1940"

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