John Robertson Crowe

about 1898–1984 (Age 86)
Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John Robertson

When John Robertson Crowe was born about 1898, in Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Crowe, was 28 and his mother, Helen Robertson, was 26. He died in 1984, in Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

David Crowe
1870–
Helen Robertson
1872–
Alexander Crowe
1896–1974
John Robertson Crowe
1898–1984
William Crowe
1901–
Archibald McCall Crowe
1913–1995

Parents and Siblings

    David Crowe

    Male1870–Male

    Helen Robertson

    Female1872–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 4

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.
1908

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 16

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

Irish (very common in northern Ireland) and English: variant spelling of Crow .

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

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