Charles Henry Crow

18 August 1830–27 December 1900 (Age 70)
Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Crow was born on 18 August 1830, in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Crow, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Wildsmith, was 17. He married Mary Sharp on 26 December 1853, in Atherstone, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1853 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 27 December 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Crow
1830–1900
Mary Sharp
1831–1912
Marriage: 26 December 1853
Charles Crow
1854–1854
Mary Crow
1854–1854
Heber Charles Crow
1856–1857
Sarah Jane Crow
1858–1859
Anne Mariah Crow
1860–1868
Alma Henry Crow
1861–1933
Orson Hudson Crow
1863–1863
John Edmund Crow
1864–1937
Thomas William Crow
1866–1905
Franklin Crow
1867–1951
Charles Spencer Crow
1871–1954
George Holbeach Crow
1873–1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1853Atherstone, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 3
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 24
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    Irish, Manx, and English: variant of Crowe .Native American: translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on a word, such as Lakota or Dakota Sioux kaŋgi, meaning ‘crow’. The cultural significance of the crow to Native Americans is reflected in their traditional personal names, some of which were adopted as surnames (translated into English), e.g. Big Crow (see Bigcrow ) and Two Crow (see Twocrow ). See also Bird 4.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kraai
    Bigcrow
    Craw
    Crough
    Crowe

    Sources (47)

    • Charles Henry Crow in entry for Franklin Crow, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Charles H Crow, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Charles Henry Crow, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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