Nellie T. Crowser

19 April 1888–23 July 1965 (Age 77)
Union District, Grant, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Nellie T.

When Nellie T. Crowser was born on 19 April 1888, in Union District, Grant, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Crouser, was 36 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Shaffer, was 18. She had at least 2 sons with Chris S Launer. She lived in Bayard, Grant, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Tucker, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 23 July 1965, in Wharton, Wharton, Texas, United States, at the age of 77.

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Chris S Launer
Nellie T. Crowser
Paul Rozell Lauener
Jesse T Launer

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age 6
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 21
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 and Scottish: variant of Croser, itself a variant of Crozier .In some cases possibly also an altered form of German Grosser .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Nell Launer in household of Cris S Launer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nell Launer in entry for Paul R Launer and Lillian Robinson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Nelle Crouser Koinm, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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