Bartie Ora Crutchfield

1901–14 July 1994 (Age 93)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bartie Ora

When Bartie Ora Crutchfield was born in 1901, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Peter Columbus "Lum" Crutchfield, was 17 and her mother, Rosa Whitaker, was 16. She married Charles Andrew Short about 1918, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Civil District 3, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 14 July 1994, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Charles Andrew Short
Bartie Ora Crutchfield
Marriage: about 1918
Barry F Short
Charles Marion Short
William Hoyt Short

Spouse and Children

about 1918
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Columbus "Lum" Crutchfield


    Rosa Whitaker




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 0

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 3

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 25

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably from Cruchfield in Berkshire or Crutchfield in Surrey, both named with Celtic crǖg ‘mound’, ‘hill’ + Old English feld ‘open country’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oro Short in household of Berry Short, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bartie Short, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bartie Crutchfield in entry for Berry F Short and Quilla Loraine Williams, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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