William Lonzo Cronk

5 July 1856–13 May 1931 (Age 74)
Miami, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Lonzo

William Lonzo Cronk was born on 5 July 1856, in Miami, Indiana, United States as the son of Henry Cronk and Elizabeth Long. He married Julia Minerva Cole on 9 March 1881, in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Townsend, Broadwater, Montana, United States in 1893. He died on 13 May 1931, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Deep Creek Cemetery, Deep Creek, Broadwater, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lonzo Cronk
Julia Minerva Cole
Marriage: 9 March 1881
Opal May Cronk
Ruth Elizabeth Cronk
Clyde W. Cronk

Spouse and Children

9 March 1881
Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Cronk





World Events (8)


Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1860: Nebraska Territory, United States; 1861: Dakota Territory, United States; 1863: Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Jefferson, Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Jefferson, Montana Territory, United States; 1865: Gallatin, Montana Territory, United States; 1866: Meagher, Montana Territory, United States; 1867: Gallatin, Montana Territory, United States; 1867: Meagher, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Meagher, Montana, United States; 1897: Broadwater, Montana, United States

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Crank .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kranke ( see Crank ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William L Cronk in 1930 U.S. Census of Helena, Lewis & Clark, Montana
  • William Cronk in 1920 U.S. Census of Townsend, Broadwater, Montana
  • Wm L Bronk[sic] in 1910 U.S. Census of Townsend, Broadwater, Montana

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