Hazel Leona Parr

22 February 1893–26 January 1969 (Age 75)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Hazel Leona

When Hazel Leona Parr was born on 22 February 1893, in Indiana, United States, her father, Robert S. Parr, was 31 and her mother, Josephine Nancy Cutts, was 24. She married Walter OCEAN Creek on 23 August 1916. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 January 1969, at the age of 75.

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Walter OCEAN Creek
Hazel Leona Parr
Marriage: 23 August 1916
Morris Eugene Creek
Mary Elizabeth Creek
James Marion Creek
Margaret Josephine Creek

Spouse and Children

23 August 1916


Parents and Siblings




    Dessie Parr


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Parr in Lancashire, which was named in Old English with pearr ‘enclosure’.2 German: from Middle Low German parre ‘parish’, ‘district’, ‘minister's house’; a metonymic occupational name for a parson or for someone who worked in a parsonage or manse. Compare Pfarr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel L Creeke in household of Walter O Creeke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel L Creek in household of Walter O Creek, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hazel L Creek in household of Walter O Creek, "United States Census, 1940"

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