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
Mammie or Mamie Bell England
Marriage: 26 November 1899
Walter Crow
Jesse Lee Crow
Alma Irene Crow
Charles Henry Crowe
James Luther Crow
Horace Arnold Crow
Virginia Marion Crow
Tressie Nell Crow

Spouse and Children

26 November 1899
Alabama, United States


    Walter Crow


    Alma Irene Crow


    Jesse Lee Crow




+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Crow


    Mary Elizabeth Gillum





    Teresa Samerimas Crow


    William Wesley Crowe



    Lera Beatrice Crow


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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