Rufus Allen and Frederica (Strock) (Propst) Crow

Frederica Strock married Joseph R. Propst April 7, 1889 in  Adair County, Missouri "at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. M.F. Strock, near Breashear, Rev. R. Fisher officiating."

June 7, 1889 Kirksville

 June 21, 1889 Kirksville, Missouri


  July 1889 Kirksville, Missouri

Kirksville, Missouri "MARRIED - At the Probate office in this city Wednesday, Nov 6,,1889, Mr. Rufus A. Crow and Mrs. Fredrika Propst,  Judge C.L. Lewis officiating."

1891 Kirksville "R.R. Edmonds and Rufus Crow went to St. Louis Tuesday morning with several loads of cattle and hogs."

  Thanks to Ron Wallick

CROW--At the family residence near Sublette, March 6, infant son and only child of Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Crow, aged 20 days. The young parents have the kind sympathy of their many friends in their sore bereavement.

Weekly Graphic Kirksville, Missouri March 11, 1892

In 1900 Phillips County, Rufus, born March 1868 in Missouri, married ten years to Frederica Nov 1870, Missouri, with Clinton /Clifford May 1893, William M. Oct 1895,and Glenn C., Dec 1897, all born in Missouri.

Rufus cash-claimed a quarter in 1, 8N 48W in 1904.  

They're back in Adair County, Missouri in 1910, with the three older sons, then Margaret 9 and Mary 6 born in Colorado, and Bryan 3 Missouri.

  Thanks to Eddie Crow - 1927 Kirksville Missouri

Rufus Allen Crow, 1868-1927 is buried with Frederica in Fort Madison, Adair County 40033820

Funeral services for Frederica Crow, 93, who died Wednesday, March 27, 1963 in a Colorado Springs, Colo., hospital, will be held this afternoon at 1:30 at the Dee Riley Funeral Home conducted by the Rev. James Crawford, pastor of the Evangelical United Brethren Church of Kirksville. Burial will be in the Ft. Madison cemetery of Adair county.
Mrs. Crow was the daughter of M.F. and Airy (Kelley) Strock and was born September 9, 1869 in Adair county. She was married to Rufus Allen Crow and to this marriage nine children were born.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Margaret) Joiner of Colorado Springs; four sons, Kenneth Crow and Marvin Crow both of Colorado Springs, Clinton Crow of Needles, Colo (must be Cal)  and Brian Crow of Des Moines, Ia; 20 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1927; three sons, one daughter, two brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Crow had lived in Colorado since 1955. She was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Brashear and had been a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union for many years.
Bearers will be Joe Shelton, Arthur Crossgrove, Gayle Platz, Edgar Shelton, Elmer Patterson and Morton Platz. 



  Thanks to Eddie Crow

Mary Inice CROW Shirkey 1904-1961 is buried in Maple Hills, Adair County, # 59903677  says she married four times and had no children.