Ronald Crump

7 July 1917–12 June 2013 (Age 95)
Avery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ronald

When Ronald Crump was born on 7 July 1917, in Avery, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Sherman Crump, was 29 and his mother, Jennie Hannah Johnson, was 22. He married Gladys Clemmie Adams on 12 July 1941, in York, York, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Wilsons Creek Township, Avery, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 12 June 2013, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville Township, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ronald Crump
Gladys Clemmie Adams
Marriage: 12 July 1941

Spouse and Children


    Gladys Clemmie Adams


12 July 1941
York, York, South Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings






    Alma Crump


    Clyde Crump


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 25

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly West Midlands): nickname for a cripple or hunchback, from English cromp, crump ‘bent’, ‘crooked’, ‘stooping’ (from Old English crumb). Compare Croom .2 Americanized spelling of German Krump , the variant Krumpp, or German and Dutch Kramp .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ronal Caldwell in household of James Caldwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ronald Crump in household of George Crump, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ronald Crump, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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