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Robert Crowe
(Abt 1800-)
Rachel Blackburn
(Abt 1793-1840)
George Leas
Mary Breem
Samuel Jackson Crowe
Elizabeth Leas
Francis Osborn Crowe


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1. Emma Elizabeth Flagg

Francis Osborn Crowe 1 2

  • Born: 11 Dec 1858, Brown County, Indiana, USA
  • Marriage (1): Emma Elizabeth Flagg on 29 Aug 1887 1
  • Died: 15 May 1940, Granby, Newton County, Missouri, USA at age 81
  • Buried: Granby Memorial Cemetery, Granby, Newton County, Missouri, USA 3

bullet  General Notes:

Francis "Frank" Osborn Crow was actually born 11 Dec 1858, but both his headstone (Dec. 11, 1857) and his death certificate (11 Dec 1956) have opposing dates. His sister Mary Rachel Crow Steele, was born 05 May 1857 and she was the first born child.

Frank married Emily "Emma" Elizabeth Flagg 07 Aug 1887 in Tyndall, Bon Homme County, South Dakota. Their first two children, Lawrence James Crow and Harry Leo "Crowe" were born in Rossville, Allamakee County, Iowa and their daughter Frances was born in Goodrich, Sheridan County, North Dakota.

Frank and Emma lived in South Dakota a short time before moving north to Teton County, Montana. In 1920 they were in Burleigh, North Dakota and by 1930 they were living in Granby, Newton County, Missouri. Frank's brother James Blackburn "Crowe", living a short distance away in Strafford, Greene County, Missouri.

Frank was one of eight children born to Samuel Jackson Crow and Elisabeth Leas. Both of whom were of german parentage and born in Ohio. Frank died at the age of 81 years 5 months and 4 days.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Resided: U.S. Census, 1880, Paint Creek, Allamakee, Iowa.


Francis married Emma Elizabeth Flagg on 29 Aug 1887.1 (Emma Elizabeth Flagg was born on 8 Jan 1870, died on 26 Apr 1958 and was buried in Park City Cemetery, Park City, Stillwater County, Montana, USA 3.)



1 Hazel Greeneway.

2 Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.

3 Find A Grave (

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