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James Clark Crabb[1]

Male 1833 - 1934  (101 years)


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  • Name James Clark Crabb  [1
    Born 7 May 1833  Seymour, Jackson Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Dec 1934  [1
    Person ID I109399  My Genealogy

    Father Edward Smith Crabb,   b. 2 Jan 1796, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1851, Jackson Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Eunice Douglass,   b. 12 Mar 1800, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1863, Jackson Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1819  Jackson Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F48530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte Ann Lytle,   b. 9 Apr 1844, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1903, Independance, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1860  Monoma Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Hugh Crabb,   b. 25 Jan 1861, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1861, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Iza Crabb,   b. 24 Aug 1862, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1868, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     3. Charles Crabb,   b. 2 Feb 1865, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1952  (Age 87 years)
     4. Christina Crabb,   b. 8 Mar 1866, Harrison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1918, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Carrie Crabb,   b. 9 Nov 1867, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1951, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Effa Crabb,   b. 1 Mar 1869, Harrison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1869, Harrison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Arthur Crabb,   b. 30 Oct 1870, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1948  (Age 77 years)
     8. Mark Crabb,   b. 14 Jun 1872, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 81 years)
     9. Charlotte Lottie Crabb,   b. 22 Dec 1873, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1925  (Age 51 years)
     10. Willis Crabb,   b. 18 Jun 1875, Harrison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1876, Harrison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     11. Minnie Crabb,   b. 17 Jun 1877, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1878  (Age 1 years)
     12. Frank Leslie Crabb,   b. 23 Jul 1879, Harrison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1948  (Age 68 years)
     13. Laura A Crabb,   b. 12 Dec 1881, Harrison Co., Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1952  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      He and 3 brothers immagrated in Iowa in 1855. they came b y wagon. James and His brother John settled in Monona count y, just south of Turin township, Iowa. While brothers Cyru s and Charles Crabb continued on into Texas.
      James sold his farm and purchased 1000 acress of mostly sw amp land. Just east of Little Sioux, Iowa. All for a dolla r an acre. Then sold all of it and purchased 500 acres of t imberland. this located in present day River Sioux. he buil t a sawmill and sold timber. he also gave the railroad th e rightaway. Later he bought 173 acres south of Smith Lake . he also sold lots on his timber property and establishe d River Sioux, Iowa.

      Located in 1860 census for, Belvidere township, Monona Co. , Iowa. Listed next door to his brother and his family ( Jo hn L. Crabb ) James, and his 16 year old wife C. A. age, 1 6 born in Illinois. Oddly she has 25 dollars listed next t o her name. Strange for a wife to have seperate money liste d. Is she his wife? Listed under him with last name of Crab b.

      Located in 1870 census for, Raglan township, Harrison Co. , Iowa.

      Located in 1880 census. This clarifies C. A. being his wif e in 1860 census. She is listed Charlette age 36 born in Il linois. They are located in Morgan township, Harrison Co. , Iowa. he later become a missionary, and the head of the c hurch. james lived to be 101 years old when he passed away . On his 100th birthday he preached a 45 minute sermon. Hi s voice was steady while he stood in the pulpit. In 1928 o r 1929 he sold his home and moved to Pisgha Iowa. That hous e remains standing today.

      Located as a land owner in bolth Morgan and Ragland townshi ps in 1894, Harrison Co., Iowa.

      Located in 1900 census for, Morgan township, Harrison Co. , Iowa.

      Located in 1902 as a land owner in Morgan township, Harriso n Co., Iowa. ( also is listed in Jackson township is Ella C rabb His son Charles's wife.

      James Clark Crabb, he was an Elder of the Reorganized Churc h of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

  • Sources 
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