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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William Riley Nelson
Alpha Crouse
Marriage: 16 February 1905
Kenneth William Nelson
Don Nelson
Stella Irene Nelson
Marvel Nelson
Howard Raymond Nelson
Grace Nelson
Ferne Maxine Nelson

Sources (21)

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

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

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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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