Tuesday, November 1, 2011

William Abslay Crump (1892-1959)

William Abslay Crump was born April 19, 1892, in Grant County, Louisiana.  He was the son of John Franklin Crump and Frances Lorena Boggus.  He was raised in Grant County, Louisiana, and Jones County, Texas.

William registered for the draft for the First World War on June 5, 1917 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.  He was employed as a cook in a café at that time and was described as of medium height and build, with brown eyes and black hair.  He was a veteran of the war.

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

William Abslay Crump died on July 2, 1959 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.  The cause of death listed was a heart attack.  He was 67 years old at his death.

Notes for William Abslay Crump
Birth, Military, Residence, Occupation & Physical Description 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.
Death:  FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 for William A. Crump

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