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Grave has been located World War II Soldier flag male ancestor  George Willard  CROUSS

  (b. 24 November 1912 Agawam, Massachusetts, USA   d. 7 June 1980 Springfield, Massachusetts, USA )  

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George Willard CROUSS was born 24 November 1912 in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA . George Willard CROUSS was the child of Carl "Charles" Theodore CROUSS   and   Fanny A KATHAN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Johann Georg "George John" KRAUSCH "CROUSS" and Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL

George Willard was a soldier in World War II.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Mary Jane EDMUNDSON 17 August 1943 in Clinton, Oklahoma, USA .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Mary Jane EDMUNDSON  was born 22 May 1917 in Oklahoma, USA.  She died 26 August 2002 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard). 

George Willard CROUSS died 7 June 1980 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA .
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George Willard CROUSS married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Mary Jane EDMUNDSON-- Date: 17 August 1943 Place: Clinton, Oklahoma, USA

Name: George Willard Crouss
Titles and Terms: Mr
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 17 Aug 1943
Event Place: St. Mary's Church, Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma, United States
Age: 31
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Birth Year (Estimated): 1912
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Spouse's Name: Mary Jane Edmundson
Spouse's Titles and Terms: Miss
Spouse's Age: 26
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1917
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GS Film number: 1977353
Digital Folder Number: 004532559
Image Number: 00370

"Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1891-1959," index and images, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ VXLF-QQ8 : accessed 09 Jun 2013), George Willard Crouss and Mary Jane Edmundson, 1943.


flag male ancestor Charles Walter CROUSS (b.16 February 1944, Durant, Oklahoma, USA  d. 28 May 2006, Porterville, California, USA)

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Mary K CROUSS (b.9 May 1947, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA   d. 13 April 2017, Tampa, Florida, USA)

flag female ancestor Living  (b., Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)  d. , )

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"George Willard Crouss son of Mr and Mrs C. T. Crouss of Agawam and his niece, Ruth Irene Cesan, daughter of Mr and Mrs D. E. Cesan of Feeding Hills" Date: June 29, 1924 Location: Massachusetts Paper: Springfield Republican

George Willard CROUSS
Agawam Center Cemetery, Agawam, Massachusetts
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obituary Date: June 09, 1980 Location: Massachusetts Paper: Springfield Union
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24 November 1912
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1912 Birth

Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915 Vol: 607 Page: 66

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.

USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.

USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:

1920 Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts

name: George W Crouss
residence: Precinct C Agawan Town, Hampden, Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1913
age: 7
birthplace: Massachusetts
relationship to head of household: Son
gender: Male
race: White
marital status: Single
father's birthplace:
mother's birthplace:
film number: 1820699
digital folder number: 4301096
image number: 00081
sheet number: 2
Household Gender Age
parent Charles E Crouss M 52y
parent Fanny A...

1930 Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts

name: George Crouss
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts
gender: Male
age: 17
marital status: Single
race: White
birthplace: Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1913
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Son
father's birthplace: Massachusetts
mother's birthplace: Vermont
enumeration district number: 99
family number: 565
sheet number and letter: 22B
line number: 89
nara...

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1938

Name: George W Crouss
r C T Crouss
Residence Year: 1938
Residence Place: Springfield, Massachusetts
Publication Title: Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1938

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

1940 Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts

Name: George W Crouss
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1913
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts
Street: Suffald
House Number: S
Inferred Residence in 1935: Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 63A
Household Members:
Name Age
Charles T Crouss 72
Fanny K Crouss 66
George W...

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

Fire on USS Wakefield

"George W. Crouss, machinist's mate, second class, son of Mr and Mrs Charles T Crouss of Silver street, Agawam, was aboard the USS Wakefield when she caught fire at sea, was salvaged and towed to an eastern port for repairs. This was his initial trip aboard the Wakefield. She had gone to Iceland and was returning. Crouss refused to give much information about the rescue of the former luxury liner, SS Manhattan of the United States lines. He...Read MORE...

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:

World History 1945 - August 6 – WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A United States B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Little Boy", on Hiroshima, Japan, at 8:15 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - August 9 - Atomic bombing of Nagasaki: A United States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea

1943 Marriage / Partner
George Willard CROUSS and Mary Jane EDMUNDSON 17 August 1943, Clinton, Oklahoma, USA
1944 Birth of Child
Charles Walter CROUSS was born 16 February 1944, Durant, Oklahoma, USA
1947 Birth of Child
Mary K CROUSS was born 9 May 1947, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA (Feeding Hills)

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins

USA 1958 - NASA formed

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1953

Name: George W Crouss
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1953
Residence Place: Springfield, Massachusetts
Occupation: Emp
Mary J Crouss
Publication Title: Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1953

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1963

Name: George W Crouss
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1963
Street Address: 241 Silver A RD 1
Residence Place: Springfield, Massachusetts
Occupation: Refrigeration Service Man
Mary J Crouss
Publication Title: Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1963

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day

USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

USA 1972 - Watergate

USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974

USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins

USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28

World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

1980 Death

Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: George W Crouss
event: Death
event date: 07 Jun 1980
event place: Springfield, Massachusetts
death certificate number: 035126
birth date: 24 Nov 1912
birthplace: Massachusetts
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Date: November 24, 1980
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Springfield Union
Article type: News Article

George is buried at: Agawam Center Cemetery
820 Main Street

Agawam, Massachusetts, USA (Feeding Hills)
(413) 786-5399

Added: 11/14/2009 2:43:04 PM - Updated: 6/3/2015 2:45:11 PM

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