Alma Jane Creswell

3 March 1927–21 August 1995 (Age 68)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Alma Jane

When Alma Jane Creswell was born on 3 March 1927, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Clarence Luther Creswell, was 33 and her mother, Mary Vance Hickman, was 31. She lived in Civil District 14, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 15, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 21 August 1995, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Luther Creswell
1893–1971
Mary Vance Hickman
1895–1932
George Wallace Creswell
1917–2004
Carl L Creswell
1918–1944
Baby Boy Creswell
1920–1920
Dorothy Louise Creswell
1921–2011
Oliver Luches Creswell
1922–1986
Stanley Kenneth Creswell
1924–1993
Alma Jane Creswell
1927–1995
Clarence Luther 'C.L.' Creswell Jr.
1928–2012

Parents and Siblings

    Clarence Luther Creswell

    Male1893–1971Male

    Mary Vance Hickman

    Female1895–1932Female

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 4

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places named Creswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, as for example in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Staffordshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alma J Criswell in household of Clarence L Criswell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alma J Creswell in household of Luther C Creswell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma Smith in entry for C L Creswell Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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