Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Oliver Frances Crump (1890-1952)

Oliver Frances Crump was born February 20, 1890, in Grant County, Louisiana.  He was the son of JohnFranklin Crump and Frances Lorena Boggus.  He was raised in Grant County, Louisiana, and Jones County, Texas.

Oliver registered for the draft for World War I on June 5, 1917 in Stamford, Jones County, Texas.  He was described as of medium height and build, with blue eyes and brown hair.  At that time, he was working in a restaurant with his father and brother, John Franklin Crump, Jr.  Oliver was a veteran of the war.

In 1920, Oliver was living in a home in Stamford, along with his three younger brothers, (William, Charles, and Lou) and his sister, Edna, and her two children.  Oliver and his brothers were employed as cooks in a café in Stamford.

Oliver married Buena Irene Gould around 1923 in Stamford, Jones County, Texas.  He was 34 years old and she was 25 years.  Buena was born on June 5, 1899 in Texas, the daughter of John Harrison Gould and Effie Isadora Harrison.  After their marriage, Olive and Buena made their home in Stamford.

Buena Irene Gould Crump died on September 17, 1952.  At that time, she and Oliver were living in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas.  The cause of death listed was a subarachnoid hemorrhage.  She was 53 years old at her death.

Oliver Frances Crump died on March 15, 1969 in Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.  He was 79 years old at his death.

Notes for Oliver Frances Crump
Birth, Military, Residence & Occupation in 1917:  Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Residence & Occupation in 1920:  Year: 1920; Census Place: Stamford, Jones, Texas; Roll: T625_1824; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 129; Image: 237.
Marriage, Residence & Occupation in 1930: Year: 1930; Census Place: Stamford, Jones, Texas; Roll: 2365; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 284.0.
Death:  Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.  Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.

Notes for Buena Irene Gould
Birth & Death:  FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 for Buena Irene Crump

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