Samuel Howard Crowe (1881 MO-1944 MO)
Original Member of the Missouri Commandery of MOLLUS

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1.1.7) Samuel Howard Crowe, was born January 1, 1881 in Union, Franklin Co., MO, the youngest of three children of John Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth (Hendrick) Crowe.In 1900 he was living with his brother Asa in Boles Twp., Franklin Co., MO, working for him in Asa's general store. He was married to Frances M. Carter North on December 26, 1906 in Labadie, Franklin Co., MO by A. Edgar Carson (Pastor of M.E.C). Frances was born January 26, 1882 in Labadie, Franklin Co., MO the daughter of Frank M. and Susie (Hardeman) North, and was living in Labadie at the time of their marriage. In 1910 they are living in Poplar Bluff, Butler Co., MO with Samuel as a coffee salesman. In 1920 they are living in Joachim Twp., Jefferson Co., MO with Samuel as a salesman in a grocery store. Samuel was a Mason, they lived in Pevely, MO in 1934, and Riverside, MO in 1940 when Frances died August 24, 1940. Samuel died September 23, 1944 and are both buried in the North Family Cemetery in Labadie, MO.

On March 2, 1912 Samuel was elected a Companion of the Second Class, Insignia #16719, of the MO Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. His father, Capt. John Thomas Crowe had been a member for nearly 40 years until his death in 1923 as well as his older brother Asa Breckenridge Crowe who joined in 1903. S/a,b,c,19


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