Thomas Crowley

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Thomas Crowley

  • Birth 24 May 1844 Polk County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 19 May 1933 Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA
  • Plot GAR Circle
  • Memorial ID 21994274

Oregon Civil War veteran serving in Company A, 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry. Thomas was the son of Thomas McClain Crowley and Catherine Linville, Oregon pioneers of 1846. He married Lucinda Orchard in 1867 and they had three children. He was a member of GAR Post 5.

Thomas Crowley, a pioneer of 1846, passed away at the Deaconess hospital in Salem Friday. Funeral services were held Monday at Rigdon's Mortuary, with interment in the City View cemetery.
Mr. Crowley was born in Missouri in 1845, crossing the plains with his parents [Thomas McClain and Catherine Linville Crowley] in 1846. His father died shortly after the family reached Oregon and was buried along the Long Tom river, a stream which was named for the elder Crowley. Later the family took up a donation land claim in Polk county and Crowley Station derived its name from the deceased.
Mr. Crowley was a private in the first Oregon infantry during the civil war.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. J. E Boyer of Turner and Mrs. Martha Bevens of Medford; eight grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sharp Bevens of Airlie is a niece.
Source: newspaper clipping w/o title or date. Provided by Addie Rickey



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  • Created by: Randy Fletcher
  • Added: 6 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21994274
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Crowley (24 May 1844–19 May 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21994274, citing City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Randy Fletcher (contributor 46798805) .