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 Lafayette F Crum

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Lafayette F Crum

Birth
Candor, Tioga County, New York, USA
Death 31 Jan 1934 (aged 89)
Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Burial Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Plot sec. g, plot 205, grave 4
Memorial ID 42285717 View Source
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husband of Mary Elizabeth Osborne Crum
husband of Harriet Lake Crum (married 25 Jun 1913, Ithaca, NY; d. 27 May 1918)
husband of Harriet Howell Crum (married 21 Mar 1920; died 25 Dec 1923)

Co. H, 137th Reg't NY Infantry - Aug. 2, 1862- Dec. 11, 1863
wounded at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863
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(The Ithaca Journal; Ithaca, NY. Wednesday, January 31, 1934, page 5.)

One of Last GAR Members Is Dead Here

LaFayette Crum, one of the few surviving members of the local GAR, died at 12:15 a.m., today at the home of his eldest daughter, Miss Emma A. Crum, 318 North Plain Street, with whom he lived.

His health had been gradually failing following an attack of pneumonia last February.

Mr. Crum was born Mar. 12, 1844, in Candor, and enlisted in the Civil War in which he was injured in the Battle of Gettysburg when he was 19. On his return to Candor he farmed and taught school for a number of years.

He is survived by three daughters, Miss Emma A. Crum and Mrs. W.E. Hopper of Ithaca, and Mrs. Effie V. Jehle of Hyattsville, Md.; a son, Dr. H.H. Crum of Ithaca; a brother, Taylor Crum of Fargo, N.D., and several grandchildren.

Funeral services will be announced.


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  • Created by: S.J.
  • Added: 23 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 42285717
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42285717/lafayette-f-crum : accessed ), memorial page for Lafayette F Crum (12 Mar 1844–31 Jan 1934), Find a Grave Memorial ID 42285717, citing Ithaca City Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA ; Maintained by S.J. (contributor 46931676) .