James Yancy Crow

19 June 1874–8 November 1953 (Age 79)
Alabama, United States

The Life of James Yancy

When James Yancy Crow was born on 19 June 1874, in Alabama, United States, his father, George Washington Crow, was 21 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Gillum, was 23. He married Mammie or Mamie Bell England on 26 November 1899, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Springville, St. Clair, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 4 Springville, St. Clair, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 8 November 1953, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Moody, St. Clair, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Yancy Crow
1874–1953
Mammie or Mamie Bell England
1881–1948
Marriage: 26 November 1899
Walter Crow
1900–1903
Jesse Lee Crow
1906–1986
Alma Irene Crow
1904–1952
Charles Henry Crowe
1908–1993
James Luther Crow
1911–2001
Horace Arnold Crow
1914–1979
Virginia Marion Crow
1920–1984
Tressie Nell Crow
1922–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 November 1899
Alabama, United States
children

(8)

    Walter Crow

    Male1900–1903Male

    Alma Irene Crow

    Female1904–1952Female

    Jesse Lee Crow

    Female1906–1986Female

    Male1908–1993Male

    Male1911–2001Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Crow

    Male1852–1927Male

    Mary Elizabeth Gillum

    Female1851–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1874–1953Male

    Teresa Samerimas Crow

    Female1877–1957Female

    William Wesley Crowe

    Male1879–1950Male

    Male1882–1948Male

    Lera Beatrice Crow

    Female1891–1981Female

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 21

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English crow, Old English crāwa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchradha ( see McEnroe ).3 Irish: translation of any of various Gaelic names derived from fiach ‘raven’, ‘crow’ ( see Fee ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Y Crow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jim Crow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Crow in household of Gorge W Crow, "United States Census, 1880"

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