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Ralph Logan Crooks

Ralph Logan Crooks

Male 1884 - Bef 1940  (55 years)

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  • Name Ralph Logan Crooks  [1, 2
    Born 31 Oct 1884  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farm laborer 
    Died Bef 1940 
    Person ID I10596  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2012 

    Father Frank Crooks,   b. 15 Sep 1844, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1905  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Mary R. Snouffer,   b. 31 Dec 1846, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1904  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1867  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F3834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • His father's biographical sketch states:
      "Frank Crooks ... was born in Franklin County, Ohio, Sept. 15, 1844. He is a son of Samuel and Mary Ann (Shipman) Crooks, both of whom were natives of the same State.
      "Frank was the oldest of three children. He lived with his parents on a farm until March, 1864, when he enlisted in Co. G, 46th Ohio Vol. Inf., and served until July, 1865, when the regiment was discharged. *** After receiving his discharge he returned home and remained two years.
      "On the 15th day of September, 1867, Mr. Crooks was united in marriage with Miss Mary R. Snouffer, daughter of David and Rebecca (Kent) Snouffer, the former a native of Maryland and the latter of Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Crooks are the parents of two children -- Charlie C., born Jan. 31, 1875, and Ralph L., born Oct. 31, 1884." Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Benton County, Iowa, pp. 213-214 (Chicago, IL; Chapman Brothers: 1887). See, also: http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433081920237
    • Ralph apparently worked for his brother Charlie for many years. His Sep 1918 WW I Draft card says as much. The 1930 census shows that Ralph lived with his brother and worked as a "farm laborer." 1930 U.S. Census, Jackson Twsp, Benton Cnty, IA (T 626, Roll 641, stamped p. 133B).

      Ralph does not appear in the 1940 census; presumably he was deceased.

  • Sources 
    1. [S378] WW I Draft Cards, U.S. Selective Service System, "World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", (U.S. Selective Service System, The National Archives, Washington, D.C.; Online database: http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482).

    2. [S865] Benton Cnty IA Portraits|, Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Benton County, Iowa, (Chicago, IL; Chapman Bros.: 1887), (p. 213).

    3. [S865] Benton Cnty IA Portraits|, Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Benton County, Iowa, (Chicago, IL; Chapman Bros.: 1887), (pp. 213-214).