09 July 2014

Michigan-Born Mother-In-Law

Myrtle Book, daughter of George E. Book and granddaughter of George and Melissa (Kennedy) Book*, married (as his 2nd wife) the son [William Merton Crittenden] of a Michigan woman, Mrs. Frank [Ida McCracken] Crittenden, of Kelso, Washington.

From the Cass City Chronicle, 24 April 1936

United States Census, 1930
Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Frank Crittenden M 50 South Dakota
Wife Ida Crittenden F 40 Michigan
Son Meiton Crittenden M 19 Oregon
Daughter-in-law Winnie Crittenden F 17 Montana
Son Eldon Crittenden M 15 Oregon

Obituary of Ida Crittenden's mother, Frances (Burgess) McCracken, can be seen here in the Cass City Chronicle (23 April 1937).

*Melissa (Kennedy) Book and my 2nd great-grandmother, Mary Agnes (Kennedy) Powers. were sisters.  They were originally from Grimsby, Ontario, Canada.

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