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Dr Henry Holt Wilson Crittenden

Dr Henry Holt Wilson Crittenden

Amelia County, Virginia, USA
Death 30 Nov 1903 (aged 59)
Crewe, Nottoway County, Virginia, USA
Burial Burkeville, Nottoway County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 17241872 · View Source
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Henry Holt Wilson Crittenden was the son of John Crittenden and Amanda Melvina Barrett Crittenden. He was married to Bettie Temple Phillips on December 20. 1870 in Chesterfield, Virginia (Second Branch Baptist Church). Their eleven children are listed below. He was both a Medical Doctor and Pharmacist. His original Drug Store was in Amelia, Virginia, however he later moved it to Burkeville, Virginia. In 1892 the store was moved again. This time to Crewe, Virginia. In the late 1800's he built a home in Crewe at 320 East Virginia Avenue, next to the Baptist Church. In 1903, when he died, his son, Floyd Newbill, took over the business.

Henry Holt Wilson Crittenden served in the Confederate Army as a Private from 1861 to 1865. Crittenden served in Capt. Douthat's Co., Light Artillery (Botetort Artillery) and Capt. J. W. Drewry's Co., of the Second Regiment Virginia Artillery (Southside Artillery). Drewry's artillery unit was converted to the 5th Battalion Virginia Infantry in the later stages of the war.

From the Journal of the American Medical Association, Volume 41, Part 2. "Henry H. W. Crittenden, M. D. Washington University School of Medicine, Baltimore, 1867, died at his home in Crewe, Va., November 30, from paralysis, after an illness of 2 weeks, aged 59".

His children were:

Charles Christopher Crittenden
Born: August 7, 1872
Died: April 23, 1903

Floyd Newbill Crittenden
Born: July 9, 1877
Died: January 17, 1934

Elma Crittenden
Born: August 28, 1879
Died: Infancy

Henry Temple Crittenden
Born: April 8, 1881
Died: March 5, 1929

Holt Wilson Crittenden
Born: November 11, 1882
Died: November 10, 1931

William Barrett Crittenden
Born: August 2, 1885
Died: November 22, 1924

Robert Valentine Crittenden
Born: February 14, 1887
Died: 1960

Aurie Bettie Crittenden
Born: December 16, 1889
Died: July 14, 1959

Nola Crittenden
Born: August 28, 1891
Died: Infancy

Ruth Crittenden
Born: April 11, 1893

John Crittenden
Born: january 25, 1897
Died: Infancy

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Dr. Henry Holt Wilson Crittenden, Born in Amelia Co. Va. Oct 10, 1844, Died in Crewe, Va, Nov 30, 1903, Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal.(?)

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