Sarah Arabella Crew

September 1869–1953 (Age 83)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Sarah Arabella

When Sarah Arabella Crew was born in September 1869, in Iowa, United States, her father, John W Crew, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Davis, was 31. She married William Aaron Eddy on 13 February 1898, in Leslie, Clarke, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Knox Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Green Bay Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1953, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Aaron Eddy
1864–1941
Sarah Arabella Crew
1869–1953
Marriage: 13 February 1898
Lois M. Eddy
1898–1901
Pauline Eddy
1902–1987
Thelma E Eddy
1907–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1898
Leslie, Clarke, Iowa, United States
children

(3)

    Lois M. Eddy

    Female1898–1901Female

    Pauline Eddy

    Female1902–1987Female

    Thelma E Eddy

    Female1907–1984Female

Parents and Siblings

    John W Crew

    Male1830–1869Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Davis

    Female1837–1915Female

siblings

(6)

    William A. Crew

    Male1859–1861Male

    Owen B. Crew

    Male1860–1861Male

    Frances E. Crew

    Female1863–1866Female

    Celestia or Kerlestia A. Crew

    Female1865–1873Female

    Charles Linsley Crew

    Male1867–1940Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 15

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Crewe in Cheshire, named with Old Welsh criu ‘weir’. This denoted a wickerwork fence that was stretched across a river to catch fish.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arabell Eddy in household of Wm A Eddy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah A Eddy in household of William A Eddy, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Sarah A Eddy in household of William A Eddy, "United States Census, 1940"

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