Franklin Pierce Crews Jr

Male20 April 1918–29 November 1986

Brief Life History of Franklin Pierce

When Franklin Pierce Crews Jr was born on 20 April 1918, in Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois, United States, his father, Franklin Pierce Crews, was 30 and his mother, Dora Belle Loy, was 27. He married Doris Ramona Foncree on 22 April 1970, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. He lived in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1935. He died on 29 November 1986, in Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Murdale Gardens of Memory, Murphysboro Township, Jackson, Illinois, United States.

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Franklin Pierce Crews Jr
1918–1986
Doris Ramona Foncree
1931–1996
Marriage: 22 April 1970

Sources (4)

  • Frank Crews in household of Frank P Crews, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Crews, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Frank P Crews Jr. in household of Frank P Crews, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1970Jackson, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1925 · Woman's World's Fair

    Age 7

    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 19

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Cornwall): variant of Cruse .

    Americanized form of German and Danish Kruse or Dutch Kroes .

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

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