Bessie Betty Crum

Brief Life History of Bessie Betty

When Bessie Betty Crum was born on 17 November 1915, in Iowa, United States, her father, James Andrew Crum, was 36 and her mother, Bertha Grace Hickman, was 24. She married Ramey Guy Fowler on 14 February 1965, in Imperial, California, United States. She lived in Willow Bar Township, Cimarron, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Stewartsville, DeKalb, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 16 June 1988, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mariposa IOOF Cemetery, Mariposa, Mariposa, California, United States.

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Ramey Guy Fowler
1916–1995
Bessie Betty Crum
1915–1988
Marriage: 14 February 1965

Sources (13)

  • Bessie Crum in household of James A Crum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie Crum, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Bessie Kaplan, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1917 · Camp Dodge

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

1935 · The FBI is Established

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

Scottish: shortened form of McCrum .

Americanized form of German Krumm or of Dutch and Jewish Krom .

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

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