Mattie Lillian Crute

Female17 February 1907–13 May 2000

Brief Life History of Mattie Lillian

When Mattie Lillian Crute was born on 17 February 1907, in Pamplin City, Appomattox, Virginia, United States, her father, William Booker Crute, was 33 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Clark, was 31. She lived in Buffalo District, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 13 May 2000, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Five Forks, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Booker Crute
Mary Elizabeth Clark
Mattie Lillian Crute
William Joseph Crute
Lona M Crute
John Douglas Crute

Sources (6)

  • M Lillian Crute in household of Willie B Crute, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie Lillian Crute, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lillian Crute in household of William ? Crute, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 10

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.


Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

nickname from Middle English crot, crote ‘lump, clod’, perhaps applied to an oafish person.

variant of Croud, a habitational name from Crowdy (Mill) in Harberton (Devon), which is possibly Celtic in origin, from Cornish croudy ‘stable’ (Breton kraoudi). Croud may also be derived from Middle English croude, crude ‘crowd’, a medieval instrument; compare Crowder .


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

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