Bessie May Crouch

1 December 1920–3 January 1994 (Age 73)
Volney, Volney, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Bessie May

When Bessie May Crouch was born on 1 December 1920, in Volney, Volney, Oswego, New York, United States, her father, Franklyn Walter Crouch, was 33 and her mother, Maria Sophia Hill, was 28. She died on 3 January 1994, in Hannibal, Hannibal, Oswego, New York, United States, at the age of 73.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crouch, Old English crūc ‘cross’ (a word that was replaced in Middle English by the word cross, from Old Norse kross), applied either as a topographic name for someone who lived by a cross or possibly as a nickname for someone who had carried a cross in a pageant or procession.2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch croech ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a potter.

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

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  • Ethel Crouch in household of Frank Crouch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie M Crouch in household of Frank Crouch, "United States Census, 1930"

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