Gladys Crow

10 May 1908–18 May 2001 (Age 93)
Madison, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Gladys

When Gladys Crow was born on 10 May 1908, in Madison, Tennessee, United States, her father, Robert Edward Lee Crowe, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Privett, was 31. She married Francis Paul Brooks on 30 September 1922, in Crockett, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930. She died on 18 May 2001, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Francis Paul Brooks
Gladys Crow
Marriage: 30 September 1922
Mary E. Brooks
Opal Geraldine Brooks
Francis Paul Brooks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1922Crockett, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced
    Age 11
    The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 27
    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

    Irish, Manx, and English: variant of Crowe .Native American: translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on a word, such as Lakota or Dakota Sioux kaŋgi, meaning ‘crow’. The cultural significance of the crow to Native Americans is reflected in their traditional personal names, some of which were adopted as surnames (translated into English), e.g. Big Crow (see Bigcrow ) and Two Crow (see Twocrow ). See also Bird 4.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Gladys Brooks in household of Carl Childress, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Gladys Crow, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Gladys Crowe in household of Robert Crowe, "United States Census, 1910"

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