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Louisa Meroa Yeomans Crooks
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1848
Kortright Center
Delaware County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1917
Gilman
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA

Louisa Meroa (Yeomans) Crooks
Born on 24 Feb 1848 in Kortright, Delaware County, NY
Died on 9 June 1917 in Gilman, IL, of pneumonia

Born Kortright, New York
Moving to Squaw Grove (new Hinckley), DeKalb County, Illinois, via ox cart and boat, with parents in the fall of 1851. Educated by her mother a New England school teacher.
Moved to Sugar Grove in Kane County in 1858.
Moved to Peotone in Will County in 1866.

She attended Ripon College, Wisconsin one year. Then she graduated from Grand Prairie Seminary, Onarga, Illinois in 1871; in the classical course.

She taught in college for women at Kankakee. Later she taught school in Gilman, Illinois for 6 years.

She was interested in Missionary work; sent barrels of clothing, home canned fruit and magazines.
Her interests included: Ladies' Aid Society of church, the library and the Fortnightly Club.

Bio courtesy of Don Harper #47918847
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Yeomans (1817 - 1876)
  Sarah Haines Redfield Yeomans (1821 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Armor Crooks (1842 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  Charles Henry Crooks (1883 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Redfield Yeomans (1845 - 1855)*
  Louisa Meroa Yeomans Crooks (1848 - 1917)
  Edwin J Yeomans (1850 - 1917)*
  Frederick Wright Yeomans (1854 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Onarga Cemetery
Onarga
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
Plot: section 5, row 18
 
Maintained by: k.j.ball
Originally Created by: In Memory of my son Rona...
Record added: Jun 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27274891
Louisa Meroa <i>Yeomans</i> Crooks
Added by: Patricia Ogden Baker
 
Louisa Meroa <i>Yeomans</i> Crooks
Added by: Patricia Ogden Baker
 
Louisa Meroa <i>Yeomans</i> Crooks
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