Posie Crispon Pickrel

5 December 1895–22 February 1964 (Age 68)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Posie Crispon

When Posie Crispon Pickrel was born on 5 December 1895, in Virginia, United States, his father, David Crispin Pickrel, was 38 and his mother, Amanda Love Doss, was 38. He married Eva May Brown on 30 March 1918, in Madison Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Pigg River District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 22 February 1964, in Gretna, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Gretna, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Posie Crispon Pickrel
Eva May Brown
Marriage: 30 March 1918
Samuel Vernon Pickerel Sr

Spouse and Children

30 March 1918
Madison Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States


    Samuel Vernon Pickerel Sr


Parents and Siblings




    Ida Jane Pickral


    Ida F. Pickrel



    Mattie W. Pickeril


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 4

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1914 · Name changed

Age 19

Name change from Elba to Gretna in 1914.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pickerell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Posie C Pickerel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Posey C Pickeral, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Posie C Pickerel in household of David C Pickerel, "United States Census, 1910"

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