Andrew Warren Crouch

Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York, USA
Death 11 Jan 1945 (aged 95)
Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Burial Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 7819139 · View Source
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Andrew W. Crouch, only surviving Plymouth County Civil War Veteran and one of this country's oldest residents, died at 10 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 1945, at his home in LeMars. Had he lived until February 16 he would have been 96 years old. Until the last few years, Mr. Crouch's health was good and he was often seen downtown looking after business affairs.He was married in 1871 to Magdalena Roesch. In 1874, he came with his parents to Plymouth County, locating in Liberty township. Mr. and Mrs. Crouch celebrated their seventy-third wedding anniversary on September 15, 1944. Mr. Crouch's death was the first in the family including all the descendants. The survivors besides his widow, are six children, Mrs. Conrad Hauff (Claudia) of Merrill, Oscar of Hinton, Mrs. Hyman Van Dyke (Mable) of Sioux City, Mrs. Wm Douglas (Cora) of Hampton, Mrs. Allen Lemon (Frankie) of Moscow, Idaho, and Mrs. Harold Pew (Esther) of LeMars. There are nineteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and one great great grandson. Five grandsons and three grandsons-in law are in the service and they are S. Sergt. Richard R. Pew in England, Sergt. Donald Douglas in the southwest Pacific, Lt. Clyde Van Dyke U. S. N. with the Pacific Fleet, Lt (jg) Dean Lemon, Salem, Oregon, V-12 Student Ralph Lemon, Maj Guy H. Todd in France, and Pfc Richard Stillinger and Pfc Raymond Hodapp both in the United States. William E. Bergman, a great grandson-in-law, was killed May 29, 1944, in Italy.


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  • Maintained by: Bob & Fran
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  • Added: 1 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7819139
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Warren Crouch (16 Feb 1849–11 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7819139, citing Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Fran (contributor 47833035) .