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William Robert "Bunch" Crocker
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1893
Leake County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1975
Brandon
Rankin County
Mississippi, USA

Bunch Crocker first appears on the 1900 United States Federal census taken June 20, 1900 as a 7 year old male, living with his parents Robert C. Crocker and T.Florence Dorman Crocker at Edinburg, Leake County, Mississippi; they were married December 9, 1877 in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

Florence was shown on the 1900 census as the mother of 8 children with 7 children then living. Along with Bunch, there were five other children in the household:

Lavertie Ann "Vertie" - born 1879
Elvie Jane - born 1882
Mamie Lorena "Rena" - born 1886
Velma - born 1890
John Orin - born 1896

Next door lived son Charles Wesley Crocker, 19, born 1880 and his wife Mary Frances Fortenberry, 18; they had been married one year.

Bunch married Frances Cornelia "Nelia" Russell and they were the parents of Burdell, Burdie Catherine, Lester, Mavis Inez, J.K., William V. "Bill" and Kenneth. They raised their family near Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi where Bunch farmed.

He died at the old Rankin County Hospital in Brandon, Rankin County, Mississippi. He and his wife Nelia were living next door to his daughter Burdie Katherine Crocker Culberson on Bates Circle in Pearl, Rankin County, Mississippi at the time of his death.

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1900 United States Federal Census [taken June 20, 1900]:
Name: Robt C Crocker
Age: 43
Birth Date: Aug 1859
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1900: Edinburg, Leake, Mississippi
[Leake]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Florence Crocker
Marriage Year: 1879
Years Married: 21
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members: Name Age
Robt C Crocker 43
Florence Crocker 39
Lavestia Ann Crocker 20
Elvis J Crocker 16
Lorena Crocker 14
Velma Crocker 9
+Wm R Crocker 7
Jno O Crocker 4
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1910 United States Federal Census [taken April 30, 1910]:
Name: Robert C Crocker
Age in 1910: 50
Birth Year: 1860
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1910: Beat 1, Neshoba, Mississippi
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Florence Crocker
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members: Name Age
Robert C Crocker 50
Florence Crocker 49
Velma Crocker 18
+William Crocker 16
Orion Crocker 13
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1920 United States Federal Census [taken January 29 and 30, 1920]:
Name: Bunch Crocker
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1895
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1920: Philadelphia, Neshoba, Mississippi
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Nelie Crocker
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Home owned: Rent
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members: Name Age
+Bunch Crocker 25
Nelie Crocker 22
Bertie Crocker 6
Lester Crocker 5
Mavis Crocker 2 [2 2/12]
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1930 United States Federal Census [taken April 7, 1930]:
Name: W R Crocker
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1894
Birthplace: Mississippi
Race: White
Home in 1930: Philadelphia, Neshoba, Mississippi
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Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Nelia Crocker
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members: Name Age
+W R Crocker 36
Nelia Crocker 34
Birdie Crocker 17
Lester Crocker 15
Mavis Crocker 11
Vivan Crocker 5
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Charles P. Crocker (1859 - 1944)
  T. Florence Dorman Crocker (1861 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Cornelia Russell Crocker (1894 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Burdell Crocker*
  Burdie Katherine Crocker Culberson (1912 - 2001)*
  Lester E Crocker (1914 - 1979)*
  Mavis Inez Crocker Deweese (1917 - 1993)*
  J. K. Crocker (1920 - 1922)*
  William Vivan Crocker (1924 - 1979)*
  Kenneth Dwight Crocker (1930 - 2013)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Wesley Crocker (1880 - 1969)*
  William Robert Crocker (1893 - 1975)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedarlawn Cemetery
Philadelphia
Neshoba County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: BonnieGober12
Originally Created by: Martha
Record added: Jul 30, 2008
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William Robert Bunch Crocker
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