Nora Ethel Crosier

1 November 1882–21 September 1971 (Age 88)
Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Nora Ethel

When Nora Ethel Crosier was born on 1 November 1882, in Johnson, Texas, United States, her father, John Charles Crosier, was 22 and her mother, Mollie Oletha Adkisson, was 19. She married James Lonus Steakley on 14 September 1904, in Godley, Johnson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 21 September 1971, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Godley, Johnson, Texas, United States.

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James Lonus Steakley
Nora Ethel Crosier
Marriage: 14 September 1904
Jimmie L Steakley
Ethel G Steakley
William Charles Steakley
Edna Mae Steakley

Spouse and Children

    James Lonus Steakley



14 September 1904
Godley, Johnson, Texas, United States


    Jimmie L Steakley


    Ethel G Steakley



    Edna Mae Steakley


Parents and Siblings

    John Charles Crosier


    Mollie Oletha Adkisson




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 12

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English and French: variant spelling of Crozier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora E Steakley in household of James L Steakley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nora Crosier in household of John C Crosier, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nora Ethel Steakley, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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