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RE: nellie crowson
I'm not related, but I've added more to the memorial for you from docs I found as well as links to family members. I also sent more info from to her husband's memorial for inclusion. Below is what I sent. If you want me to get copies of docs for you, let me know! Best wishes!

Note: Social Security Death Index and transcript of Veteran gravesite info show birth as 5 Jun; however, original WWI draft registration and obit say 6 Jun.

Birth: 6 Jun 1890 in Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
Death: 2 Jun 1985 in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, USA

New York Passenger List - S.S. Imperator
Sailed from Liverpool to U.S. on 22 Feb 1920
GEORGE CROWSON, age 29 years, 2 months; male; married; farmer; born England; spoke English; resided in Valencia, Pennsylvania; nearest relative: father, John Crowson, in Skellingthorpe, Lincoln, Pennsylvania; destination: Valencia.
NELLIE CROWSON, age 25 years, 4 months; female; married; housewife; born England; spoke English; last residence: Horncastle, England; nearest relative: father-in-law in Skellingthorpe; destination: Valencia.

Transcribed from original: WWI Draft Registration Card - George William Crowson, age 26. Residence: Valencia R.D. #1, Pennsylvania. Birth: 6 Jun 1890 in Skellingthorpe Lincon. Occupation: Farming, employed by Frank Armstrong in Valencia R.D. #1, Pennsylvania. Single. English. Short, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair. Registered in Middlesex, Butler County, Pennsylvania on 5 June.

From transcription - U.S. Veterans Gravesites
George William Crowson
Wagoner - U.S. Army World War I
Birth: 5 Jun 1890
Death: 2 Jun 1985
Service Start: 15 Dec 1917
Service End: 9 Jun 1985
Buried: Section P Site 2177 Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery

Full obituary Published in Eugene, Oregon.
Excerpt: The Register-Guard 5 Jun 1986 p.13c
"George W. Crowson of Springfield, died June 2, 1985 at the age of 94. He was born June 6, 1890 in England. He was a World War I Veteran serving as a Wagoneer. He was active in the VFW. ... Services held Thursday June 6th at 2 p.m. at Lounsbury-Musgrove Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in the Fort Rosecran National Cemetery, San Diego, California.

Added by JMD on Sep 22, 2013 11:21 AM

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