Crystal Christie Trower

Brief Life History of Crystal Christie

When Crystal Christie Trower was born on 31 October 1905, in Pattonsburg, Daviess, Missouri, United States, her father, Grover Cleveland Trower, was 20 and her mother, Nina Ethel Christie, was 18. She married Walter Herman Schroeder on 2 December 1928, in Monte Vista, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in DeKalb, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 13 May 1978, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States.

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John Lester Ethridge
Crystal Christie Trower
Marriage: 31 October 1936
Marjorie Joan Schroeder

Sources (12)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Crystal Trower, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Crystal C Ethridge, "Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986"

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Name Meaning

English (mainly Sussex and Surrey): variant of Thrower .

Irish (Leitrim): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Treabhair ‘descendant of Treabhar’, a byname meaning ‘industrious, prudent’. The name has been Anglicized as Trevor .

Americanized form of German Trauer, a habitational name for someone from Trauen in Lower Saxony.

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

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