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Cleve Vance Crubaugh, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1905
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1957
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Cleve Vance Crubaugh was born in 1905 to John Alexander Crubaugh and Cora Ella Thompson. He was the third of their 4 children. Cleve was raised in Clinton, De Witt County, IL, and married Goldie Evelyn Hunter there on 31 May 1924. They had nine children. They are listed below in the excerpt. Cleve died in 1957 in Chicago and Goldie lasted until 1996. She was married three additional times after Cleve - marrying Casey Cutter in 1958 (he died in 1959), William Metzger in 1979 and Lindy Elmer Bronson in 1981 (he died in 2004 and was buried adjacent to his first wife).

The following bio was excerpted from the book - "Crubaugh, The American Story" by William Leon Crubaugh, Jr.


Cleve Vance was born on March 17, 1905, at Hayworth, in DeWitt County, Illinois. He was the third child of John Alexander and Cora Ellen (Thompson) Crubaugh. His grandparents were James Wilson and Mary Jane (Hookersmith) Crubaugh, and Lee and Sara (Mason) Thompson. His older brother, James Randolph, lived less than a year. His sisters, one older, and one younger, were Virgie Mae, and Helen Lorraine.
On May 31, 1924, A.E. Stone officiated at the wedding of Cleve Vance and Goldie Evelyn Hunter at Clinton, Illinois. He was 20 and she was 18 years of age. They had been friends since childhood, having met when Goldie was just 7 years old. Goldie, born on January 30, 1907, was a daughter of Samuel and Julia (Green) Hunter.
Cleve Vance and Goldie were parents of at least nine children. The first seven were born at Clinton, and the last two at Chicago, Illinois:

Betty Jean Crubaugh, May 25, 1925
William Dale Crubaugh, September 24, 1926
Cleve Vance Crubaugh, Jr., March 1, 1929
Norma Lou Crubaugh, June 8, 1932
Jacob Lewis Crubaugh, June 30, 1934
Gerald Dean Crubaugh, July 13, 1936
Connie Marie Crubaugh, January 15, 1940
Ruth Ann Crubaugh, January 27, 1942
Rosemary Crubaugh, February 21, 1945

Cleve Vance, Sr. died at the age of 52 years on December 18, 1957, at Chicago, IL. Goldie died on December 15, 1996, when she was almost 89 years old. They are buried at Fairview Memorial Park, at 900 North Wolf Rd., Northlake,
Family links: 
  John Alexander Crubaugh (1871 - 1937)
  Cora Ella Thompson Crubaugh (1880 - 1934)
  Goldie Evelyn Crubaugh Hunter Bronson (1907 - 1996)*
  Betty Jean Crubaugh (1925 - 1927)*
  Norma Lou Crubaugh Bronson (1932 - 1979)*
  Jacob Lewis Crubaugh (1934 - 1997)*
  Gerald Dean Crubaugh (1936 - 2011)*
  Constance Marie Crubaugh Spears (1940 - 2003)*
  Virgie Mae Crubaugh Linton (1899 - 1969)*
  Cleve Vance Crubaugh (1905 - 1957)
  Helen Lorraine Crubaugh Walden (1914 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Memorial Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Richard Holmes
Record added: Nov 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120191600
Cleve Vance Crubaugh, Sr
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