Frances Evelyn Plumb

Female14 December 1920–5 August 1999

Brief Life History of Frances Evelyn

When Frances Evelyn Plumb was born on 14 December 1920, in Mills, Iowa, United States, her father, Roy Francis Plumb, was 21 and her mother, Blanche Evelyn Linville, was 26. She married Russell George Crouch on 22 September 1940, in Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Anderson Township, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Rawles Township, Mills, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 August 1999, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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Russell George Crouch
Frances Evelyn Plumb
Marriage: 22 September 1940
Sharon L. Crouch

Sources (6)

  • Francis Plumb in household of I O Lurville, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frances Evelyn Plumb, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Frances Evelyn Plumb Crouch, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    22 September 1940Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

    Age 2

    The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

    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.


    Age 21

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Plum .

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

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