Catherine Julia Criswell

20 December 1910–29 February 1996 (Age 85)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Catherine Julia

When Catherine Julia Criswell was born on 20 December 1910, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Charles Criswell, was 37 and her mother, Sophia Melinda Nutbrown, was 26. She married Benjamin "Benny" Cecil Crews on 21 August 1926, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Detroit Ward 20, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Ecorse, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 February 1996, in Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin "Benny" Cecil Crews
1903–1967
Catherine Julia Criswell
1910–1996
Marriage: 21 August 1926
Gladys Virginia Crews
1926–1996
Juanita Cecil Crews
1928–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 August 1926
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    Gladys Virginia Crews

    Female1926–1996Female

    Female1928–1994Female

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Criswell

    Male1873–1941Male

    Sophia Melinda Nutbrown

    Female1884–1937Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 10

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Creswell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Crews in household of Benny Crews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Criswald in household of Charles Criswald, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catherina Crews in household of Benny Crews, "United States Census, 1940"

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