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Howard Leroy Croker
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1907
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1953
Sault Sainte Marie
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA

Howard Leroy Croker is the son of Canadian immigrants Charles C. Croker (1878-1949) and Eva Leroy (1884-1954), and husband of Marion/Marian Hart Croker, whom he married c. 1925, probably in Chippewa Co., MI, USA.

Together they had two children:
1) Howard Leroy Croker (1926 - ) m. Rachel Ann "RaeAnn" Hilstad
2) Vernon Leroy Croker ((1928 -)

TIMELINE:

Birth - 1907 10 Jun, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) U.S., Application for Headstones, Military Veterans, 1925-1963 b. 10 Jun 1907, MI 2) 1910, 1920, 1930 US Censuses

Residence - 1910 15 Apr, Age: 2, Sault St Marie Ward 2, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE: 1910 US Census

Residence - 1920 1 Jan, Age: 12, Sault Sainte Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE: 1920 US Census, Age: 12; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son

Marriage to Marion (Marian) Hart - c. 1925, age 18, prob. Chippewa Co., MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) c. 1925 based on age of 1st ch.

Military - Enlistment, U.S. Coast Guard - 1926 19 Apr, Age: 18, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 (Enlistment: 19 Apr 1926, Michigan)

Residence - 1927, Age: 20. 915 Young Street, Sault Sainte Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

Residence - 1930 2 Apr, Age: 22, 557 Carrie, Sault Sainte Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE: 1930 US Census. Age 25; Married; Head; part of the U.S. Coast Guard (not with wife Marion in this Census but with other military personnel) 2) US City Directory for 1930.

Residence - 1934, Age: 27, 915 Young Street, Sault Sainte Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE: U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, with wife Marion

Military - Discharge, U.S. Coast Guard - 1951 1 Oct, Age: 44, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 (Discharge: 01 Oct 1951, Michigan)

Death - 1953 12 Aug, Age: 46, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.

Burial 1953 14 Aug, Pine Grove Cemetery, Sault Ste Marie, MI USA. SOURCE(s): 1) U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 (burial Pine Grove Cemetery, Sault Ste. Marie, MI).
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Bio/timeline and genealogy research 06.25.2013 courtesy Debra Hart Blackgrave Tyre, great-grandniece of wife Marian Hart Croker. PLEASE retain original credits if copied; thank you.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles C Croker (1877 - 1949)
  Eva Leroy Croker (1884 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Marion Hart Croker (1902 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Howard Leroy Croker (1907 - 1953)
  Hermline Croker (1908 - 1977)*
  Eva Marie Croker (1911 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MARKER INSCRIPTION:
HOWARD L. CROKER
MICHIGAN
CHMACH US COAST GUARD
WORLD WAR II
JUNE 10, 1907 - AUG 12, 1953
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Sault Sainte Marie
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block T
 
Created by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave ...
Record added: Jun 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112900340
Howard Leroy Croker
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