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 Sidney Bradley Croninger

Sidney Bradley Croninger

Kent County, Michigan, USA
Death 31 Jul 1933 (aged 69)
Marengo, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial Marengo, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 81409782 · View Source
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Sidney Bradley was the son of Michael Croninger and his wife Aurella Bliss.

Sidney married 1) Christine "Tena" Lutz on October 28, 1886 in Caledonia, Kent, MI. Christine B-12/9/1867 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI. Divorced about 1900 or before.

5 CRONINGER children with Christine:

1. Ethel Bell B-10/18/1886, 29, in Kent, Kent, MI m. Clarence F. Kavanaugh, 28, on 6/19/1920 in Kalamazoo, Calhoun, MI. Clarence B-1892 in Kalamazoo, MI. Clarence was the son of James Kavanaugh and his wife ...da M. Tucker.
Clarence Kavanaugh #26053753; Ethel Kavanaugh #26054043

1920 Census for Jackson, Jackson, MI:
Lee Croninger M 21y
Hazel Croninger F 18y
Ethel Croninger F 32y Sister

1930 Census for Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI:
Clarence F. Kavanaugh M 37
Ethel A. Kavanaugh F 41
Lee R. Croninger M 31 brother-in-law, divorced
2. Walter Orin B-4/13/1890 in Grand Rapids, Kent, MI. Walter died 12/24/1963 in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI; m. at age 27 to Edith M. (Bush) Bush (age 37) on 2/09/1920 in Jackson, Jackson, MI. Edith was a daughter of James Bush and his wife Elsie Blodgett.
Walter: #19260472.
3. Lydia Mae Croninger B-4/20/1894 in Grand Rapids, Kent, MI.
4. Eva Mae B-4/20/1892/1894/1895 in Freedonia Twp., Calhoun, MI. Eva died 7/6/1960 in Battle Creek, Kent, MI. Eva married Charles F. Keagle B-1890 in Burlington, Calhoun, MI on December 15, 1912, in Jackson, Jackson, MI. Charles was the son of Ed Keagle and his wife May Christian.

1920 Census for Calhoun Co., MI:
Charles F. Keagle M 30y
Spouse Eva M. Keagle F 24y
Child Waynard F. Keagle M 5y
Child Jane L. Keagle F 3y

1930 Census for Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI:
Charles Keagle M 45
Spouse Eva Keagle F 33
Child Waynard Keagle M 15
Child Betty J. Keagle F 13
Child Lawrence Keagle M 5
5. Lee Richard B-1/15/1897 in Freedonia Twp., Calhoun, MI. Lee died 5/8/1953 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI.
Lee: #26011419.
NOTE: Christine (Lutz) Croninger, born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI (December 9, 1867-June 14, 1920) died in South Bend, IN. She m. 2) Dell Earl on 8/17/1901 in Calhoun Co., MI.
Sidney married 2) Irene Housner B-1892 in Saginaw, Saginaw, MI. on 5/5/1910 in Kent, Kent, MI.

1 CRONINGER child with Irene:

1. Bernard Lee Croninger B-10/26/1910 in Kent, Kent, MI. Bernard Lee was living with his grandparents, John W. and Katherine (Housner) Lindsey in 1920.

1920 Census for Wayne Co., MI:
John W Lindsey M 41y
Katherine Lindsey F 42y
Russell Housner M 26y step son
Roland Housner M 19y step son
Bernard Croninger M 9y grandson
Source: Title: Russell L. Warner, "Croninger Families of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan". (Accumulation of Files of Croninger Family Records: FHL Film #0987306.)
1870 Census for Caledonia, Kent, MI:
Michael 56
Avilla 45
Ida 16
Delia 13
Sidney 6

1880 Census for Caledonia, Kent, MI:
Michel Croninger, B-1814, 66, PA, Farmer
Orilla Croninger, B-1818, 65, VT, Wife
Sidney B. Croninger, B-1864, 16, MI, Son, wks farm

1930 Census for Easton, Ionia, MI:
Sidney B. Croninger M 66 y
Marital Status: Widowed
Census source: Fraya Weiss, 2011, 2013.
CRONINGER lineage: Sidney-11 Croninger, Michael-10 Croninger, Joseph-9 Croninger, Joseph-8 Croninger, Leonard-7 Groninger, Johnannes-6 Groninger, Georg-5 Groninger, Paulus-4 Groninger, Hans-3 Groninger, Paulus-2 Groninger, Hanssen-1 Groninger.

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  • Maintained by: Jennifer (Barnes) Devine
  • Originally Created by: Mary E. Warner
  • Added: 2 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81409782
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sidney Bradley Croninger (9 Aug 1863–31 Jul 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81409782, citing Marengo Village Cemetery, Marengo, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer (Barnes) Devine (contributor 47517850) .