Ada Elizabeth Crapo

15 November 1887–15 December 1965 (Age 78)
Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ada Elizabeth

When Ada Elizabeth Crapo was born on 15 November 1887, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Collins Crapo, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Orgill, was 21. She married Samuel Emery McKean on 25 June 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years and Election Precinct 7, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years. She died on 15 December 1965, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sandy City Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Emery McKean
Ada Elizabeth Crapo
Marriage: 25 June 1913
Arline McKean
Louisa McKean
Beverly McKean

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1913Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 9
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 21
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 448;2007: 797; 2010: 1155)Americanized form of French Crépeau (see Crepeau ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ada Elizabeth Crapo McKean

    Ada Elizabeth Crapo was the oldest child in her family. Ada was born November 15, 1887, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah to Charles Collins and Elizabeth Orgill Crapo. Ada suffered with rheumatic fever i …

    Sources (31)

    • Ada E Crapo McKean in household of Samuel Emery McKean, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ada E. Crapo, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Ada Crapo in entry for Mckean, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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