Asa Breckenridge Crowe (1867 MO-1934 MO)
Original Member of the Missouri Commandery of MOLLUS

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1.1.1) Asa Breckenridge Crowe, was born August 30, 1867 in Union, MO, the eldest of four children of John Thomas and Mary Minerva (Breckenridge) Crowe. He married Mattie Fisher September 3, 1890, in Moselle, Franklin Co., MO. He m2.Catherine Fitzgerald 1911 in ?(not Franklin Co.,MO). Asa was the postmaster at Luther (originally Luther was on Asa's grandfather's farm east of Beaufort but was relocated at the present site of Nosier Mill) from 1896 to 1898 and at Labaddie in 1904. He ran a General Store in Luther from 1895 to 1898 (worth $5,000), then opened one in Labaddie from 1898-1904 (worth $5,000), and then in Sullivan from 1905 to 1923 (worth $35,000). He was an officer with the Bank of Sullivan, a Mason from Sullivan and in 1916 owned two cars (there were only 627 in the County in 1916): a Internation Harvester Co. (20 hp) and a Studebaker (36 hp). Asa died Sept. 30, 1934 and is buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Sullivan, MO.

On March 7, 1903 Asa was elected a Companion of the Second Class, Insignia #13906, of the MO Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States of which he was a member of for 31 years until his death. His father, Capt. John Thomas Crowe had been a member for nearly 40 years until his death in 1923 as well as Asa's younger brother Samuel Howard Crowe who joined in 1912. S/A,B,C,4

1.1.1.5) Mattie F. (Martha) Crowe, b.1903 MO, m.Sherwood Shadburn by 1934, lived in St.Louis in 1992. S/B,C


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