Joined: 27 Nov 2007
Location: Monterey County, California
|Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:14 pm Post subject: W. H. Crowe
|W. H. CROWE, a native of Nova Scotia, was born January 12, 1855. He learned the trade of harness-maker in his native land, and came to California, where he followed the same calling at Sacramento, Hollister and San Francisco. Later he engaged in the grocery business at Watsonville.
At Blanco, November 11, 1885, he married Alice (Lewis) Bardin, widow of the late Jacob Bardin, who died January 1, 1879. Mrs. Crowe is the daughter of R. H. Lewis, originally from Missouri, who spent the latter portion of his life at Salinas, and is now a resident of Santa Cruz. Mrs. Crowe was born in Sonoma county, July 5, 1860. By her former marriage she has one daughter, Lillie Bell, and she has borne her present husband two sons, namely, John W. and Harvey J. Our subject has recently taken up his residence in Santa Cruz, and engaged in merchandising. Both he and his estimable wife are highly respected citizens of Santa Cruz, and Mr. Crowe is a very successful business man.
Source: A Memorial and biographical history of the coast counties of central California : illustrated : containing a history of this important section of the Pacific coast from the earliest period of its discovery to the present time, together with glimpses of its auspicious future, illustrations and full-page portraits of some of its eminent men, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and prominent citizens of to-day. Chicago; Lewis Publishing Co. 1893.
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