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George Newton Crofoot
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1904
Kendallville
Noble County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1982
Homestead
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA

George Newton Crofoot was the son of Archibald D Crofoot and Ella L Fried. He was born and raised near Kendallville, Noble County, Indiana and one of nine children. George was very athletic and enjoyed swimming in the local lakes where when a young man he trained vigorously hoping to participate in the Olympics. George develop Polio as a young man which left him crippled for the remainder of his life. Despite his disability George was always happy and of upbeat attitude and was well repected by all who knew him. George married Margaret M Oberlin in Fort Wayne in 1944 and they resided there after in Garrett Indiana for 25 years. George worked for both the Bell Telephone Company and the Chub Bait Company in Garrett. After Margaret passed in 1967, George moved to Homestead, Florida to be closer to his sisters Mabel and Virginia. 
 
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 Parents:
  Archibald Derwood Crofoot (1869 - 1940)
  Ella L Fried Crofoot (1872 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret M Oberlin Crofoot (1896 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Agnes Crofoot (1893 - 1894)*
  Earl Melroy Crofoot (1894 - 1973)*
  Ralph Eugene Crofoot (1896 - 1896)*
  Archibald "Infant" Crofoot (1897 - 1897)*
  Nelson Derwood Crofoot (1900 - 1956)*
  Mabel Irene Crofoot (1902 - 2003)*
  George Newton Crofoot (1904 - 1982)
  Elva Lucille Crofoot (1908 - 1908)*
  Freddie Crofoot (1909 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waterloo Cemetery
Waterloo
DeKalb County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: J R N
Originally Created by: pacifica
Record added: Feb 23, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8431665
George <i>Newton</i> Crofoot
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George <i>Newton</i> Crofoot
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Rest in Peace, Great Uncle George
- J R N
 Added: Jun. 20, 2010
Crofoot George M, 78, a former Garrett resident, died July 22 in James Archer Smith Hospital at Homestead, Fla. Born in Kendallville on July 7, 1904, he was the son of the late Archie D. and Ella (Freed) Crofoot. He had been a Garrett resident until his m...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 29, 2007

- GA
 Added: Mar. 14, 2004
 
 
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