Douglas Burt Crowton

10 October 1925–16 October 2011 (Age 86)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Douglas Burt

When Douglas Burt Crowton was born on 10 October 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Burt Steadman Crowton, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Edna Simonds, was 25. He married Olive Mae Madsen on 14 June 1946, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 16 October 2011, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Douglas Burt Crowton
1925–2011
Olive Mae Madsen
1926–2010
Marriage: 14 June 1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1946
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 3

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Croston, from Old Norse kross ‘cross’ or Old English cros + Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Douglas Burt Crowton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Douglas Crowton in household of Edna Simonds Crowton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Douglas Crowton in household of Burt S. Crowton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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