Alpha Crouse

Brief Life History of Alpha

When Alpha Crouse was born on 31 March 1882, in Sparta, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joshua Crouse, was 22 and her mother, Drucy Nioma Parsons, was 20. She married William Riley Nelson on 16 February 1905, in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 27 West Orchards, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. She died on 9 November 1969, in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Riley Nelson
1875–1951
Alpha Crouse
1882–1969
Marriage: 16 February 1905
Kenneth William Nelson
1905–1989
Don Nelson
1907–1988
Stella Irene Nelson
1910–1912
Marvel Nelson
1913–1997
Howard Raymond Nelson
1915–1957
Grace Nelson
1919–1947
Ferne Maxine Nelson
1919–1999

Sources (21)

  • Alpha Nelson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Alpha Crouse, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Alpha Crouse Nelson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1898

Historic Boundaries 1898: Nez Perce, Idaho, United States 1911: Lewis, Idaho, United States

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cruse 2.

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kraus .

Americanized form of Dutch Kroese .

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

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