Walter Crisp

Male24 April 1874–2 November 1891

Brief Life History of Walter

When Walter Crisp was born on 24 April 1874, in Americus, Sumter, Georgia, United States, his father, Charles Frederick Crisp, was 29 and his mother, Clara Belle Burton, was 25. He died on 2 November 1891, in Americus, Sumter, Georgia, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Americus, Sumter, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Frederick Crisp
1845–1896
Clara Belle Burton
1848–1907
Leila Burton Crisp
1868–1955
Charles Robert Crisp
1870–1937
Clara Belle Crisp
1872–1872
Walter Crisp
1874–1891
Martha “Mattie” B. Crisp
1876–1884
Frederick Crisp
1877–1911
Edward Crisp
1878–
Berta May Crisp
1878–1910

Sources (2)

  • Walter Crisp in household of Charles F Crisp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Walter Crisp, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 7

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Middle English crisp, crips, scrip, Old English crisp, cryps (from Latin crispus), reinforced in Middle English by an Old French word also from Latin crispus. In some cases this is possibly a nickname from the personal name Crispin .

Americanized form of German Krisp: nickname from Middle High German krisp, krispel ‘curly-haired man’.

Americanized form of German Krisp: from a short form of the medieval personal name Krispin (see Crispin ).

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

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