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Dr Joseph Addison Crowell
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Birth: May 28, 1854
Rahway
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1938
Iron Mountain
Dickinson County
Michigan, USA

He was a physican. His father, Joseph Tucker Crowell born 27 December 1817 Rahway, New Jersey. His mother, Electa Montell (Vanderhoven) Crowell born 2 December 1823 Rahway, N.J.

He married Leonora Augusta Schumacher 5 September 1882 in Clark, Union Co., New Jersey .

Their children were:
1. Gertrude Elizabeth Crowell born 11 August 1883 Iron Mountain, Michigan
2. Leonora Augusta Crowell born 28 November 1884 Iron Mountain, Michigan
3. Ruth Crowell born 21 September 1887 Iron Mountain, Michigan
4. Joseph Addison Crowell born 10 November 1889 Iron Mountain, Michigan
5. Jeannette Crowell born 1 July 1894 in Iron Mountain, Michigan

In November 1882 Joseph joined John D. Cameron in being the first doctors in the city to care for the employees of the Chapin Iron Ore Mine & their families. The miners had $1 deducted from their monthly pay for medical care which covered all medicines & doctor's care. These 2 doctors had approximately 300 miners under their care when they began their practice. This number increased to 3,4000 in 1890. In that same year the Chapin Hospital, which in effect was more of an office than a hospital, was built at the northeast end of the present Chapin Pit where Park Avenue turns toward the north side. (taken from the book "Born from Iron: Iron Mountain, Michigan 1879-1979" where more of this history can be found).

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Leonora Augusta Schumacher Crowell (1859 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Gertrude Elizabeth Crowell Jones (1883 - 1922)*
  Leonora Crowell Carpenter (1884 - 1977)*
  Ruth Crowell Werner (1887 - 1933)*
  Joseph Addison Crowell (1889 - 1967)*
  Jeanette Crowell (1894 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JOSEPH ADDISON
CROWELL
SEPT 28, 1853
OCT 22, 1938
 
Burial:
Iron Mountain Cemetery Park
Iron Mountain
Dickinson County
Michigan, USA
Plot: PONTIAC
 
Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Record added: Apr 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50637535
Dr Joseph Addison Crowell
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Dr Joseph Addison Crowell
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***A special flower for Joseph.
- Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
 Added: Oct. 17, 2013
Mother's name is Electa daughter's name is Leonore.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 17, 2013
 
 
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