Crowell Family Genealogy
Crowell Family Genealogy

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1. Benjamin L. Crowell - was born in 1827 in Sidney, ME and died in 1864 and was buried in Bangor, ME .
Benjamin married Nellie Avis Door in 1851 in Bangor, ME.

Nellie - Nellie remarried in Dec. 1869 to Charles Hall in Bangor.

Benjamin - Died of smallpox while an enlisted soldier in Civil War.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Charles Edgar Crowell was born on 27 May 1852 in Bangor, ME and died on 1 Jan 1923 in Tn Morris, Shawano, WI and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Wittenberg, WI . See #2. below.
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2. Charles Edgar Crowell - was born on 27 May 1852 in Bangor, ME and died on 1 Jan 1923 in Tn Morris, Shawano, WI and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Wittenberg, WI . He was the son of Benjamin L. Crowell and Nellie Avis Door.
Charles married Angeline C. Darrow. Angeline was born in 1860 in Shawano, WI. She was the daughter of John H Darrow and Sophia Hughes. She died on 9 Dec 1926 and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Wittenberg, WI .

Charles -

Census: 1900 Morris, Shewano Co., Wisc
name relation born age marital status born in father born mother born occupation
Charles Crowell head May 1852 48 md-21 Maine Maine Maine Day Laborer
Angeline Crowell wife Aug 1860 39 md-21 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin  
Charles Crowell son May 1885 15 S Wisconsin Main Wisconsin  
George Crowell son Apr 1887 13 S Wisconsin Main Wisconsin  
Eva Crowell daughter Sept 1894 5 S Wisconsin Main Wisconsin  
Ada Crowell daughter Feb 1896 4 S Wisconsin Main Wisconsin  
Clara Crowell daughter Aug 1897 2 S Wisconsin Main Wisconsin  

 


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Crowell Family

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Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  William Edgar Crowell was born on 7 Nov 1881 in Shawano, WI and died on 18 Sep 1951 in New London, WI and was buried in Wittenberg, WI . See #3. below.
ii.  Eva Crowell was born Sep 1894 in Wisconsin. See #4. below.
iii.  Ruth Crowell was born about 1900. See #5. below.
Image of Charles Crowell

Charles Crowell


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Angeline Darrow


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3. William Edgar Crowell - was born on 7 Nov 1881 in Shawano, WI and died on 18 Sep 1951 in New London, WI and was buried in Wittenberg, WI . He was the son of Charles Edgar Crowell and Angeline C. Darrow.
William married Lillie Eva Jones on 4 Apr 1907 in Marion, WI. Lillie was born on 26 Oct 1884 in Republic, MI. She was the daughter of Obidiah Jones Jr and Libby Swartzby. She died on 7 Aug 1973 and was buried in Wittenberg, WI .

William - Lumberjack in No. Michigan.

Census: 1920 Wescott, Shewano, Wisconsin
name relation age born in father born mother born occupation
William E. Crowell head 38 Wisconsin Maine Wisconsin Farmer
Lillie E. Crowell wife 35 Michigan Wisconsin Michigan  
Willie E. Crowell son 11 Wisconsin Wisconsin Michigan  
Orvil D. Crowell son 9 Wisconsin Wisconsin Michigan  

 
Hes listed his birthday as Nov 7, 1880 on his draft card

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World War I Draft Registration Card

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Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Willie E. Crowell was born in 1908/1909 in Wisconsin.
ii.  Orville Duwain Crowell was born on 2 Jul 1910 in Bessemer, MI and died on 15 Nov 1987 in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, CA and was buried on 18 Nov 1987 in Santa Rosa Memorial Cemetery, CA. See #6. below.
4. Eva Crowell - was born Sep 1894 in Wisconsin. She is the daughter of Charles Edgar Crowell and Angeline C. Darrow.
Eva married Charles Schnorr.
Children:
i.  Eva Josephine Schnorr was born on 25 May 1915 in Wittenberg WI and died on 17 Jun 1965 .
Eva married Albert Ludwig Miller on 19 Jun 1935. (Sources: - 1) (Sources: - 1)
Image of Albert L. Miller, Evan A. Miller, Ruth J Schnorr Miller

Albert L. Miller, Evan A. Miller, Ruth J Schnorr Miller


At Evan's High School Graduation (courtesy of Chris Miller)
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5. Ruth Crowell - was born about 1900. She is the daughter of Charles Edgar Crowell and Angeline C. Darrow.
Ruth married Alfred Carl Menning on 26 Feb 1919. Alfred was born on 20 Jan 1900 in Hutchins Town, Mattoon, Shawano, Wisconsin. He died on 29 Mar 1983 in New Port Richey, Florida and was buried in Vinton, Iowa .

Alfred - - 1900 Census says born in Germany Edward Carl Menning notes that is an error. (Sources: - 2)
Children:
i.  Percival Menning
Percival married Annette Johnson. (Sources: - 2)
ii.  Gladys Menning was born in Feb.
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6. Orville Duwain Crowell - was born on 2 Jul 1910 in Bessemer, MI and died on 15 Nov 1987 in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, CA and was buried on 18 Nov 1987 in Santa Rosa Memorial Cemetery, CA. He was the son of William Edgar Crowell and Lillie Eva Jones.
Orville married Bernice Evelyn Schmitt on 17 Aug 1948 in Tonopah, NV. Bernice was born on 11 Aug 1924 in Collyer, KS. She is the daughter of Frank Nicholas Schmitt and Bessie Evelyn Sprague.

Bernice -


 
After graduation I met and married Orville Crowell who was a career Officer in the USAF. We moved to Santa Rosa, CA. when he retired after 22 years of service. We raised our two daughters there and moved to the country with our horses.

 
After his death in 1987, I moved to Folsom, CA. to be near my youngest daughter, Pamela. I gave up home ownership in 2002 opting instead for an apartment which I thoroughly enjoy. I have two grandsons who keep in touch and vist me regularly. Since I am only 15 miles east of Sacramento I have access to plays and the city life, if I choose. Most of my time is spent in Folsom with my friends, family and my companion, a Jack Russell terrier.
 
(Trego Community High School Reunion page, Wakenney Kansas,. May 2002)


Orville - Enlisted in Army Air Corps prior to WWII. Was at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Retired as a Lt. Col. after suffering a heart attack. Died of an aortic aneurism. Managed a movie theatre in Santa Rosa after retirement until he took a job as Supervisor of County Roads for Sonoma County.
 
Lived at 1663 El Camino Way in Santa Rosa, Ca in 1968.

Social Security Death Index Record
Name: Orville D. Crowell
SSN: 559-48-9077
Last Residence: 95405 Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States of America
Born: 2 Jul 1910
Died: 15 Nov 1987
State (Year) SSN issued: California (1953 )


California Death Index,
Name: CROWELL, ORVILLE D
Social Security #: 559489077
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 2 Jul 1910
Birthplace: MICHIGAN
Death Date: 15 Nov 1987
Death Place: SONOMA
Mother's Maiden Name: JONES
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Pamela Evelyn Crowell was born on 16 Dec 1954 in Hamilton AFB. CA.
Pamela married Norwood Alan "Woody" Hart on 27 Dec 1980 in Santa Rosa, CA. Norwood was born on 29 Mar 1946 in Chicago, IL. He is the son of Norwood Albert Hart and Jean Young Lidster.
See Hart family for children.
Sources:
1 email from Chris Wright Aug 2004 (view detail...)
2 Menning's Tree William Roten Web: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2182200&id=I1048

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