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


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1. Emma
2. Jennie E. Sibley

James Blackburn Crowe 1 2

  • Born: 24 May 1869, Rossville, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA
  • Marriage (1): Emma
  • Marriage (2): Jennie E. Sibley on 1 Nov 1905 1
  • Died: 24 Jan 1953, Strafford, Greene County, Missouri, USA at age 83 3
  • Buried: Eastlawn Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA 4

bullet  General Notes:

James Blackburn Crowe was born James Blackburn "Crow" and changed his name sometime after moving to South Dakota, where he met and married a schoolteacher, Jane E (Jennie) Sibley.

They married 01 Nov 1905 in Charles Mix County, South Dakota, where their first daughter Cora Lucille was born. Then moved to Jones County, South Dakota where their other 3 daughters were born. Altazana Ruth, Mina Elizabeth and Jane (Jemmie) Crowe.

James was always a farmer and was said to move, at the "drop of a hat". As witnessed by his daughter Alta, who told this story.

James and Jennie were married for almost 40 years before she passed away in Sep 1945. James was the son of Samuel Jackson Crow and Elizabeth Leas, both born in Ohio. 4


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

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


James married Emma. (Emma was born in 1878, died on 19 May 1896 and was buried in IOOF Cemetery, Rossville, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA.)


James next married Jennie E. Sibley, daughter of John Sibley and Lucy Unknown, on 1 Nov 1905.1 (Jennie E. Sibley was born on 11 Sep 1872 in Silvercreek, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA,3 died on 1 Sep 1945 in Strafford, Greene County, Missouri, USA and was buried in Eastlawn Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA 4.)



1 Hazel Greeneway.

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

3 Wes Browning.

4 Find A Grave (

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