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 Robert M. CHANCELLOR

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55 photo plate 16

CHANCELLOR, Robert M., son of William C. and Lucy M. CHANCELLOR, entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., April 26, 1918, and was assigned to the Twenty-fifth Co., Seventh Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade, Camp Zachary Taylor.
On June 16, 1918, he was transferred to Camp Greenleaf, Chickamauga Park: Ga., where he was on duty at Hospital No. 27, of the Evacuation Hospital Group, Division of Hospital and Sanitary Trains. On July 20, 1918, he was promoted to sergeant, and in August was ordered on detached service as property sergeant, group supply office, and transferred to Headquarters Co. No.3.
He received his discharge Jan. 15, 1919.

NOTE: Many possible matches were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Charles Elmer CHANDLER

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55

CHANDLER, Charles Elmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry CHANDLER, was born in Clinton Co. Ind.
He entered the army in August, 1918, and was assigned to the First Supply Co., Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky.
He was discharged there Dec. 23, 1918.

NOTE: Many possible matches were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Earnest Wesley CHANEY

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55.

CHANEY, Earnest Wesley, son of Mrs. Jennie CHANEY, entered the army March 5, 1918, at Kokomo, Ind.
He was a member of the Third Co., 413th Engineers, Eighty-fourth Division.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Earl Jennings CHAPLIN

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55

CHAPLIN, Earl Jennings, was born May 13, 1896.
He enlisted in the army July 17, 1917, and served in Co. E, 152nd Infantry, and later in Co. F, 113th Engineers, Thirty-eighth Division. Corporal CHAPLIN served eight months in France.
On June 25, 1919, he arrived in New York, and was discharged a few days later.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
EARL CHAPLIN: Born 12 May 1896 - died Aug 1954. SSN: 316-30-9846, issued in Indiana.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: CHAPLIN Earl James: born 1896 - died 31 Aug 1954; buried 3 SEP 1954, age 58. Section 214, lot 89. Link to photo of gravestone

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Albert Thurman CHAPMAN

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55 photo plate 35

CHAPMAN, Albert Thurman, son of John and Alice CHAPMAN, was born at West Middleton, Ind., Jan. 16, 1888.
He graduated from the Marion Normal in 1909, and from Cumberland University in 1918.
When he entered the army April 26, 1915, he was sent to Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky. Later he was at Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Ala., from which place he entrained for Camp Upton, L. I., preparatory to sailing for France with Bat. B, 134th F. A.
He returned home in the summer of 1919 and received his discharge in July.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CHAPMAN Albert T. in the 1953 book, page 20.


Robert Foster CHARLES

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55 photo plate 1

CHARLES, Robert Foster, son of John B. and Margaret M. MARTZ CHARLES, was born in Kokomo, Ind., Oct. 3, 1899. He attended high school two years.
His service in the navy began Oct. 3, 1917, when he was sent to the Great Lakes Naval Training. School. He was transferred to Charleston, S. C., Dec. 20, 1917, and March 23, 1918, he was sent to Hampton Roads, Va,. On April 2, 1915, he was placed on the U. S. SS. "New Jersey," which cruised along the eastern coast of the United States, and at times acted as a convoy. On Nov. 1, 1918, he was promoted to second class carpenter; then on Dec. 3 he was transferred to the naval training camp at Newport, R. I., where he was stationed six weeks; later he was placed on the torpedo boat destroyer U. S. Stringham, and stationed in Boston until transferred to New York City, Feb. 10, 1919.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
ROBERT CHARLES: born 03 Oct 1899 - died Mar 1979. Last Residence: Alhambra, Los Angeles, CA. SSN: 569-05-7727 issued in California

NOTE: The following entry was found in the California Death Index at Rootsweb:
CHARLES, Robert Foster: born 10/03/1899 in Indiana. Died 03/29/1979 in Los Angeles county, age 79 yrs. SSN: 569-05-7727.


Frank William CHEEVER

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55 photo plate 10

CHEEVER, Frank William, son of John and Elizabeth SPRIGGS CHEEVER, was born in Jennings Co., Ind. His wife is Eva ROBERTSON CHEEVER.
He entered the army April 26, 1918, at Kokomo, Ind., and was assigned as follows: Twenty-fifth Co., Seventh Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky.; Fifty-seventh Co., Fifteenth Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade, June 16, 1918; Eleventh Co., Development Battalion No.3, Oct. 9, 1915; transferred to Camp Beauregard, La., Dec. 16, 1915, assigned to Co. C, Development Battalion No.2.
Corporal CHEEVER was discharged Feb. 16, 1919.

Kokomo Tribune - Fri., 27 Jul 1928 - page 1
May Be Fatally Hurt - Frank Cheever Employe of Consolidated Coal Co, Falls From Roof
Frank Cheever, residing at 2438 North Buckeye street, an employe [sic] of the Consolidated Coal company was probably fatally hurt when he fell about 13 feet from the roof of the Haynes Stellite plant to a cement sideway about 2:00 Friday afternoon. Surgeons who were preparing to take an X-ray examination of the man at the Good Samaritan hospital, said that he sustained a frature at the base of the skull and that little hope for his recovery could be held.
Cheever was engaged with a half dozen other men in putting tar on the roof of the Stellite plant when the ladder on which he was working slipped from under him. His fellow workers saw him hurtle to the sidewalk.
Dr. George D. Haworth and Dr. Bruce Lung and the Kenneth Rich ambulance were called. A preliminary examonation of the man's condition at the Haynes plant showed that his skull was fractured and that he suffered a severe back injury. Cheever was partly conscious at the Stellite plant, but was said to be suffering badly. He complained greatly of the pain in his back. A hypodermic was administered.
Cheever is about 35 years old and had been working on the roof of the Stellite plant for the last few days.

Kokomo Tribune - Sat, 28 Jul 1928 - page 16
Worker's Condition Grave - Frank Cheever, Injured in Fall Friday, Still Is Unconscious
The condition of Frank Cheever, local workman who fell from the roof of the Haynes Stellite Plant Friday while working on the roof was reported at 5:30 Saturday morning to be little changed.
Attaches of the Good Samaritan Hospital report that he did not regain consciousness during the night and that his condtion was regarded as very grave."

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Memorial Park Cemetery: CHEEVER Frank W: born 1893 - died 28 JUL 1928, age 34; buried 28 JUL 1928 in the Memorial section. Link to photo of gravestone

Obituary Extract - Kokomo Daily Tribune -- Monday, 30 Jul 1928,


Roland CHILDS

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55

CHILDS, Roland, son of Mrs. Frances CHILDS, entered the army at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., April 26, 1918. Although connected with the Twenty--fifth Co., Seventh Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade for a short time, he went to France with Bat F, 136th Field Artillery.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: CHILDS Roland Hugo: born 1896 - died 19 Feb 1964; buried 22 FEB 1964, age 67. Section 21, lot 19. Link to photo of gravestone

Obituary Extract


Clarence John CHRISTIE

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55.

CHRISTIE, Clarence John, was born Oct. 31, 1890.
He joined the Regular army in 1913, and was assigned to the Sixteenth Cavalry (or the Sixteenth Motor Transport Corps).

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Fred L. CHURCH

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 55

CHURCH, Fred L., was born at Tipton, Ind.
He was twenty-four years of age when he was inducted into the army.
His discharge from Bat. A, Second Regiment, F. A. R. D. was dated Dec. 11, 1915.

NOTE: Many possible matches were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index; need more info.


Donald Robert CLARK

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57. Photo Plate 33

CLARK, Donald Robert, son of C. B. F. and Mayme O'NEIL CLARK, was born in Kokomo, Ind., March 23, 1892.
On Dec. 12, 1917, he enlisted at Fort Thomas, Ky., and was sent to Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. He was transferred to Camp MacArthur, Texas, and assigned first to the headquarters squadron, and then to the provisional truck company; later he was ordered to Camp Greene, N. C., in the Sixty-second Truck Co.; then to the 880th Aero Squndron, and finally to Wrights Field, Montgomery, Ala. He was promoted to first sergeant, and mustered out April 3, 1919.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: CLARK Donald Robert: born 23 Mar 1892 - died 16 Jul 1965, age 73. Buried 19 JUL 1965 Section 23 lot 2. Link to photo of family stone - Link to photo of military plaque

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CLARK Donald R. in the 1965 book, page 194.


Jesse William CLARK

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57. Photo Plate 36

CLARK, Jesse William, son of Benjamin F. and Ella CLARK, was born in Howard Co., Ind., Nov. 4, 1894.
He enlisted as a baker in the Q. M. C., and was sent to Camp Wheeler, Ga., and attached to the 312th Co. for eight months, before he was transferred to the Nineteenth Engineers, Twenty-second Division, and sent to France, March 20, 1918. He was promoted to first class private.
When his discharge was issued May 5, 1919, at Camp Sherman,. Ohio, he was attached to the Eleventh Co., Transportation Corps.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Memorial Park Cemetery: CLARK Jess William: born 1894 - died 17 OCT 1980, age 85. Buried in the Memorial section. Link to photo of gravestone

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CLARK Jess William in the 1980 book, page 175.


Joseph ChesterCLARK

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57. Photo Plate 38

CLARK, Joseph Chester, son of John George and Laura Isabelle CLARK, was born April 12, 1897, in Cass Co., Ind. May 14, 1918, he enlisted in Kokomo, Ind., and was sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; from there he moved to Fort Greble, R. I.; then to Camp Eustis, Va., and to Camp Stuart, Va., preparatory to embarkation for France with the Fiftieth Regiment, Battery B. Coast Artillery Corps.
He returned to the United States, arriving at Camp Dix, N. J., Feb. 15, 1919, and was soon mustered out of the service.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: CLARK Joseph Chester: born 1897 - died 23 Jul 1973, age 76. Buried 26 JUL 1973, Section 23, lot 33 . Link to photo of family stone

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CLARK Joseph C. 'Chet' in the 1973 book, page 157.


Roy CLARK

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57.

CLARK, Roy, son of Asher and Lena Cardwell CLARK was born in Keen, Ky., in 1893.
He received his military instruction at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., and Camp Sherman, Ohio. He was promoted to top sergeant in Co. C, 309th Field Signal Battalion, Eighty-fourth Division.

NOTE: Multiple matches were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index; additional information needed.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CLARK Roy in the 1957 book, page 43.


Courtland Earl CLARKE

Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. page 57 (photo plate 24)

CLARKE, Courtland Earl, son of Albert J. and Daisy ADARAH CLARKE, was born in Howard Co. Ind.
On Dec. 22 1917, he volunteered and was sent to Fort Thomas. Ky., and then to Camp Hancock, Ga. At the former place he was a dispatch rider, and at the latter camp he was placed in the Motor Mechanics Regiment, Signal Corps.
After arriving in France, he was made tester of airplane motors in Paris, and while serving in this capacity, he was sent to the front lines for a crippled machine. For three weeks he was confined to a hospital suffering from shell shock.
On March 4, 1919, he was stationed at La Palice, France, as a member of the Fifteenth Co., Second A.S.M. Regiment. He returned to the States in May, 1919 and was mustered out of the service early in June.

Link to family-submitted biographical sketch


Robert E. CLEE

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57. Photo Plate 35

CLEE, Robert E., son of George W. and Mollie M. ROTHERMEL CLEE, was born at Milton, Ind., Jan. 10, 1893.
After enlisting in the army at Indianapolis, Ind., he was assigned to the Sixty-ninth F. A. at West Point, Ky. Later he was sergeant in the 313th Cavalry at Del Rio, Texas.
When he was mustered out of the service, shortly after the signing of the armistice, he came to Kokomo, Ind.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Lewis Walter CLESTER

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57. Photo Plate 42.

CLESTER, Lewis Walter, son of David and Orilla DAVIS CLESTER, was born in Somerset, Ind., Nov. 13, 1883. His wife is Bertha A. RANCK CLESTER.
He enlisted in the army Jan. l, 1918, at Kokomo, Ind., and was mustered out March 11, 1919. In the meantime he had been in training at Fort Thomas, Ky., and Camp Jackson, S. C., and had spent seven months in France as a member of Bat. B, Sit-first Coast Artillery Corps.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: CLESTER Lewis Walter: born 13 Nov 1883 - died 16 Mar 1949, age 65. Buried 18 MAR 1949 Section 210, lot 60 Link to photo of gravestone

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CLESTER Lewis W. in the 1949 book, page 41.


Carlisle Victor CLEVENGER

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57.

CLEVENGER, Carlisle Victor, was born Jan 2, 1901. His service was in the navy.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Earl Leroy CLIFFORD

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57. Photo Plate 8

CLIFFORD, Earl Leroy, son of Frank L. CLIFFORD, was born at North Vernon, Ind., March 9, 1899.
When he enlisted in the navy Nov. 15, 1917, he was a senior in the Kokomo High School, and was given a diploma with the Class of 1918.
From Indianapolis he was ordered to Camp Decatur, Great Lakes Naval Training Station, further instruction was received at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital, the Hospital Corps School, Station "L", and Washington, D. C., before going aboard the U. S. SS. Destroyer "McCall", on which he made one trip to Europe.
When he returned he was assigned to St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D. C. He held the rating of second pharmacist's mate.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
EARL CLIFFORD: Born 09 Mar 1899 - died Jul 1979. Last Residence: Fort Lauderdale, Broward, FL. SSN: 015-03-5906 issued in Massachusetts.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CLIFFORD Earl L. n the 1979 book, page 112.


Ray CLYMER

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 57. Photo Plate 77

CLYMER, Ray, son of James and Rachel CARNINE CLYMER, was born near Miami, Miami Co., Ind. After completing high school, he attended normal school and taught three years. He and his wife, Maude LOCKE CLYMER, now live in Kokomo, Ind., but he entered the National Army at Peru, Ind., April 26, 1918, and was advanced to corporal at Camp Zachary Taylor.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: CLYMER Ray: Born 22 Aug 1895 - died 15 Jul 1975, aged 79. Buried 17 JUL 1975, Section 23, lot 82. Link to photo of family stone - Link to photo of military plaque

Obituary Extract: Kokomo Tribune -- Tues, 15 Jul 1975,


Claude E COGSWELL

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 59.

Cogswell, Claude E., was born at Lebanon, Ind., and was twenty-seven years of age when he entered the army. His discharge was issued at Camp Sherman, Ohio, Dec. 13, 1918. He was then a member of the Twelfth Co., Third Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade.


Harold Reign COFFMAN

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 59.

COFFMAN, Harold Reign, son of J. C and Emma COFFMAN was born in Louisville Ky., Nov. 25, 1897. He entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., Dec. 16. 1917, and was promoted to corporal in the Fourth Co., Third M.M. Air Service. He arrived from overseas about July 7, 1919, and was immediately sent to Camp Merritt, N. J., to receive his discharge.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for COFFMAN Harold R. in the 1980 book, page 57.


Clarence Sylvester COLLINS

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 59. Photo Plate 65

COLLINS, Clarence Sylvester, son of James W. and Martha COLLINS, was born in Howard County Ind. in 1890.
He enlisted in the army in Kokomo Ind. and was assigned to duty in New York where he was promoted to corporal.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Memorial Park Cemetery: COLLINS Clarence S.: born 19 JAN 1890 - died 15 AUG 1956; buried 15 AUG 1956, age 66 . Memorial Section. -- link to photo of gravestone - link to photo of military plaque

Extract of Obituary


Garfield Harrison COLLIS

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 59.

COLLIS, Garfield Harrison, was born July 9, 1893.
He lived in Indianapolis Ind., when a child, but moved to Kokomo, where he enlisted in the ordnance department of the army and was stationed for a time in Penniman, Va. before going to France.
He received his discharge 26 Feb 1919.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Robert F. COMER

Howard County (Indiana) In the World War - C.V. Haworth. Wm. B. Burford, Printer: Indianapolis (1920) p 60 - Photo plate 33.

COMER, Robert F., son of John H and Emma FRAZIER COMER, was born at Center, Ind., June 18, 1891.
In May, 1918, he entered the army at Detroit, Mich., and was sent to Hampton Roads, Va., where he was assigned to Co. No. 714 Signal School.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
Robert COMER born 18 Jun 1891; died Jan 1971. Last Residence: Michigan SSN: 383-20-5940 issued in Michigan.


Paul COOK

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 61 Photo Plate 61

Paul COOK, son of John and Ada COOK, was born in Crystal City, Mo. 19 Oct 1894. He enlisted in the army at San Antonio, Texas 15 Jun 1917. He was stationed at Laredo Texas, until he was transferred to Camp Bowie, Fort Worth, Texas. Corporal COOK was a cook in Co. K. 37th Infantry. His term of enlistment ends in Jun 1920.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
PAUL COOK born 19 Oct 1894 - died Oct 1975 Last Residence: Sault Sainte Marie, Chippewa, MI. SSN: 371-03-1462 issued in Michigan

Obituary Extract


Glenn Charles COSTLOW

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 63 Photo Plate 29.

Glenn Charles COSTLOW, son of Morton and Olla B KELLAR COSTLOW, was born in Kokomo Ind 9 Sep 1892.
He graduated from high school in 1912. Having been commissioned first lieutenant at the first O.T.C. at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Aug 1917, he was ordered to Camp Zachary Taylor Ky and assigned to Co. D 335th Infantry, 84th Division.
During the months of July & August 1918, he was on duty at Camp Sherman, OH and on 4 Sep 1918, sailed for France.
Lt. COSTLOW was in 4 engagements and was twice wounded, once in the left hand on 19 Oct 1918 in the Meuse-Argonne offensive, and the second time in Flanders on 31 Oct, when he was struck with a machine gun bullet, shattering the bone of the left leg. His service in France was with the 91st Combat Division.
After he was wounded and had undergone an operation in France, he was sent to London to American Base Hospital No. 29. Upon arrival in New York, he was sent to a hospital for further treatment, but it became necessary to amputate his left foot on account of gangrene.
Finally he was sent to US Base Hospital # 26 at Des Moines Iowa and was discharged there 17 Jul 1919. While stationed at Louisville KY, he married Mattie Marshall CURD of that city.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
GLENN COSTLOW born 09 Sep 1892; died Mar 1970. Last Residence: Deerfield Beach, Broward, FL SS#: 263-16-5433 issued in Florida.

Obituary extract


Jesse Patrick COSTLOW

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 63 Photo Plate 30.

Jesse Patrick COSTLOW, son of Benjamin Judson and Katie LAWERY COSTLOW, was born in Howard Co IN 7 Mar 1888.
After graduating from the high school at Kirklin Ind, he attended the Marion Normal. In Jul 1918, he was married to Anna THOMPSON.
He had previously entered the army at Lusk, Wyoming in Oct 1917 and was sent to Camp Lewis, Wash and then to Camp Kearney, Calif. He was assigned to the sanitary detatchment of the 115th Ammunition Train, which went overseas.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
JESSE COSTLOW born 07 Mar 1888; died May 1967. Last Residence: Colorado Springs, El Paso, CO. SS#: 520-34-5905 issued in Wyoming.

Obituary extract


Edward & Lurenna GOYER CRABTREE

Howard County Indiana Family History, compiled by the Howard County Genealogical Society, published 1995 by Turner Publishing Co. Paducah, KY. Page 159.

Edward & Lurenna GOYER CRABTREE are mentioned in the BRUNNEMILLER-ARNOLD sketch on this page.
Their daughter, Rebecca CRABTREE (b. 1863 in Ohio - d. 1903) married Wesley COLESCOTT. The CRABTREES came from England in 1819, with Edward & Lurenna settling in Howard County around 1871.


Arthur CRANOR

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. Page 66 - photo plate 87

CRANOR, Arthur
Born: 14 Aug 1893, Sycamore IN
Parents: Leroy and Barbara
Married: 7 Apr 1917, Alta TROTT
Enlisted: 18 Feb 1918, Vancouver WA Discharged: 4 Jun 1919, Camp Sherman OH

Obituary extract


Isaac Harvey CREASON

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 66. Photo Plate 64

Isaac Harvey CREASON, was born in Howard Co. Ind 28 Nov 1890.
He entered the army at Kokomo Ind. 30 Aug 1918 and was sent to Camp Custer, Mich. where he was assigned to Co. M 78th Infantry. He received his discharge 22 Jan 1919.

NOTE: The following information was found in the Social Security Death Index.
Harvey CREASON born 28 Nov 1890, died Jan 1965. Last residence was probably (Indiana). SS# 308-09-7657, issued in Indiana.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Shiloh Cemetery: CREASON Isaac Harvey: born 28 Nov 1890 - died 10 Jan 1965, age 74 -- link to photo of military plaque

Obituary Extract


Henry M. CROOK

Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. page 67 photo plate 38

CROOK, Henry M. was born May 1, 1900.
He enlisted in the navy in August, 1917, and was in service on the U.S. SS Westgate at New York City.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
Henry CROOK born 01 May 1900; died Feb 1979. Last residence: Muncie, Delaware, IN. SSN: 307-07-0357 issued in Indiana.


Frank CRULL

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 67. Photo Plate 41.

Frank CRULL, son of Thomas Jefferson CRULL and Josephine CRULL, was born in Howard Co. Ind. On Sep 23. 1917, he entered the army and was sent to France in the artillery branch of the service and promoted to corporal.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CRULL Frank in the 1958 book, page 221.


Thomas Jefferson CRULL

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 67. Photo Plate 30

Thomas Jefferson CRULL, son of Thomas Jefferson CRULL and Josephine CRULL, was born in Union Twp. Howard Co Ind. 7 Jun 1895.
His wife is Carrie CRULL. on Sep 21 1917, he entered the army at Kokomo Ind. and was sent to France with the field artillery.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index at Rootsweb: Thomas CRULL, born 07 Jun 1895 who died Aug 1969. The last benefit was sent to 46901 (Kokomo, Howard, IN) SSN of 308-09-3773, issued in Indiana.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Memorial Park Cemetery: CRULL Thomas J.: born 7 JUN 1895 - died 27 AUG 1969; buried 27 AUG 1969, age 74. Memorial section -- link to photo of gravestone - link to photo of family stone

Obituary Extract


Donald Joseph Harry CULBERTSON

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 67

CULBERTSON, Donald Joseph Harry, son of Calvin Garrigus and Martha CULBERTSON, received his education at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home at Knightstown, Ind. Upon enlistment in the army at Kokomo, Ind July 29, 1918, he was assigned to the Vancouver cut-up plant, Vancouver Barracks, Wash., and attached to" the Twenty-fifth Spruce Squadron, Second Provisional Regiment.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: CULBERTSON Donald J H : born 19 Oct 1887 - died 29 Dec 1943, age 55. Buried 31 DEC 1943, Section 6 lot 31 Link to photo of military stone

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CULBERTSON Donald in the 1943 book, page 216.


Charles W. CURRENS

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. page 69

CURRENS, Charles W., son of John and Catherine HESS CURRENS, was born at Sycamore, Ind., 10 Sep 1894.
He joined the army 21 Sep 1917 in Grant Co., Ind., and from that time until 10 June 1918, he was on duty at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky; then he went to Camp Sherman, Ohio, and on 2 Sep 1918, he sailed for England, landing there seven days later.
On the 11th of September he crossed the channel to France . On July 18, 1919, he embarked from a French port and was mustered out at Camp Sherman, Ohio 13 Aug 1919. Corporal CURRENS was a member of the Headquarters Co. 334th Infantry, Eighty-Fourth Division.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
Charles CURRENS born 10 Sep 1894; died Oct 1987. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN SSN: 308-09-5334 issued in Indiana.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CURRENS Charles W. in the 1987 book, page 233.


Clarence C CURRENS

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. page 69 (photo plate 66)

CURRENS, Clarence C, son of Robert J and Eliza Rose FERRIL CURRENS was born in Howard Co Ind., 9 Jul 1896.
He enlisted in the army at Indianapolis Ind. 22 May 1918 and was sent to France in June. He was attached to Bat. E 345th F.A. Ninetieth Division, and after five months in France, he was sent to Germany.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Greenlawn Cemetery: CURRENS Clarence: born 1896 - died 1944, section 3 lot 42 -- link to photo of gravestone
Greenlawn Cemetery: CURRENS Naomi (Palmer): born 1901 - died 11 Jul 1972; buried 13 JUL 1972. Section 3 lot 42

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for CURRENS Smiley in the 1944 book, page 179.

Information from Doug Currens: I'm Smiley's grandson ... he died young as Sheriff in Greentown, IN. ... He won multiple terms as Howard County sheriff. I have a yellowed copy of the Kokomo Tribune of May 7, 1932 with the electoral results showing him winning for the democrats by 907 votes, and a certificate appointing him sheriff from Harry G. Leslie, governor of Indiana from 23 Dec 1932. He married Naomi Laronna ELLIOTT (b 28 Feb 1901 in Howard County, d. Jul 1972 in Greentown) on 28 Jun 1921 at the Weslayan methodist parsonage, service performed by Rev. C. L. Enyeart. I have that certificate as well. Naomi helped run the jailhouse and later became a well-known and highly regarded antique collector, helping to found the Greentown Glass Museum and bequeathing many pieces from her collection to them as well. .. Smiley [died] of a sudden heart attack in 1945 [sic].


Rufus Howard CURRENS

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. page 69 (photo plate 70)

CURRENS, Rufus Howard, son of Robert J. and Eliza Rose FERRIL CURRENS was born in Howard Co Ind., 13 Feb 1893.
He left Kokomo Ind. for Louisville Ky 23 July 1918 and remained at Camp Zachary Taylor, until 29 Dec 1918, when he was discharged with the rank of sergeant.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
Rufus CURRENS born 13 Feb 1893; died Aug 1965. Last Residence: Indiana SSN: 313-34-0235 issued in Indiana.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Greenlawn Cemetery: CURRENS Rufus Howard: born 13 Feb 1893 - died 4 Aug 1965; buried 7 AUG 1965, age 72. Section 3, lot 59 -- link to photo of gravestone - link to photo of military plaque

Obituary extract


William Henry CURTIS

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 69,71

William Henry CURTIS, son of J.T. and L.A. HUEY CURTIS, and husband of Lora P. HART CURTIS, was born at Ogden, Kansas 25 Apr 1894.
He was graduated in mechanical engineering from the Kansas State Agricultural College at Manhattan. He enlisted at Fort Logan, Colo. 9 May 1917. From Fort Logan, he was transferred to Kelly Field, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; Garden City, L.I. and finally to Princeton University where he was a cadet. He had been attached to the following units in the air service: Seventeenth, Nineteenth, Forty-Forth, Thirteenth, 211th and 628th. His discharge was given at Princeton NJ 26 Nov 1918.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index



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