Sam Wood Crisp

26 December 1888–26 November 1940 (Age 51)
Texas, United States

The Life of Sam Wood

When Sam Wood Crisp was born on 26 December 1888, in Texas, United States, his father, Samuel W Crisp, was 30 and his mother, M Ella Lawhorn, was 22. He married Mable C Metteauer on 25 December 1910, in Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 4, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 November 1940, in Chireno, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, at the age of 51.

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Sam Wood Crisp
Mable C Metteauer
Marriage: 25 December 1910

Spouse and Children

25 December 1910
Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel W Crisp





    Lee Crisp



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 14

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Middle English crisp, Old English crisp, cryps (Latin crispus), reinforced in Middle English by an Old French word also from Latin crispus.2 Americanized spelling of the German cognate Krisp, from Middle High German krisp, krispel ‘curly-haired man’.3 Americanized form of German Krisp, from a short form the medieval personal name Krispin ( see Crispin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sam Crisp in household of Lee Crisp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sam Crisp in household of Ella Crisp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sam W Crisp, "United States Census, 1940"

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