CROWELL Family

First Generation

1. Hardman1 Crowell(752) was born in Blair Co, PA June 1835. Hardee died in Perry, Dallas Co, IA. Burried at Perry, Iowa at Walfe Hill Cemetery

He married Ellen M McMillan in Pennsylvania, 1855. Ellen was born in Pennsylvania August 1835. (Additional notes for Ellen M McMillan(753)) In the 1860 census Springvalley Twp, Dallas Co Iowa page 532, Hardman Crowel (age 26) is living with Helen (age 25), Sarah (age 5) and Bayed (age 1). He is noted as being a farmer, born in PA, property value of 500 and personal of 20.

In the 1870 census Springvalley Twp, Dallas Co Iowa page 582, Hardman Crowel (age 40) is living with Helen (age 39), Sarah (age 17) and Bazzle (age 16), Christian (age 14), Comfort (age 12), Mary (age 10), Viola (age 8), Ellen (age 7), Jane? (age 5), Louisa (age 2). The ages in this census have been written over to make clearer but they apparently did not do a very good job since the ages are quite a bit off.

In the 1880 census Springvalley Twp, Dallas Co Iowa page 156, Hardman Crowel (age 45) is living with E. M (age 43), Bazzle (age 21), C L (age 18), C J (age 17), M I (age 11), Viola (age 14), Ellen (age 11), Lucinda (age 9), Emma (age 7), and Mattie M (age 2).

In the 1900 census Springvalley Twp, Dallas Co Iowa page 124, Hardman Crowel (age 64) is living with his wife Ellen (age 64), Bazzle (age 41), Ella V (age 31), Clara B (age 19), grandson's Arthur B (age 7) and Benna L (age 5). Hardman is a farmer and owns his home with a mortgage.

NOTES from The History of Dallas County, Iowa, published in 1879 by the Union Historical Company of Des Moines, Iowa, includes a Biographical Index of residents found at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadallas/1879springvalley .htm Crowel, Hardman, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Perry; born in Blair county, Pennsylvania, in 1835; came to this county in 1857; owns 80 acres of land; he has held office of school director; he married Miss Ellen McMillan in 1855; she was born in Pennsylvania; has eleven children: Sarah, Bazil, Christina L., Comfort J., Mary I., Viola, Ellen, Emma, Lucinda and Mattie M. [Transcriber’s note: Only ten children’s names were listed.] Lost three.

Hardman Crowell and Ellen M McMillan had the following children:

child 2 i. Sarah2 Crowell(754) was born in Pennsylvania 1855.

child 3 ii. Bazzle Crowell was born in Pennsylvania January 27, 1859. Bazzle died April 6, 1922 in Dallas Co, Iowa, at 63 years of age.

child + 4 iii. Christian Lincoln Crowell was born August 1861.

child 5 iv. Jane Comfort Crowell(755) was born in Perry, Dallas Co, IA April 1, 1863. Jennie died April 9, 1950 in West Linn, Dallas Co, Iowa, at 87 years of age. Buried at West Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas County, Iowa She married Levi Parker Godown in Dallas Co, Iowa, November 4, 1883.

Lee was born in Washington, Dallas Co, IA February 17, 1860. Lee(756) was the son of John Ray Godown and Mary Foreman. Lee died October 30, 1931 in Linden, Dallas Co, IA, at 71 years of age. Burries at East Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas Co., Iowa (See Levi Parker Godown for the continuation of this line.) In the 1880 census Union, Carroll Co, Iowa page 157B a Jane Crowell (age 17) is living with the Thomas J Hoopes family.

child 6 v. Mary Isabelle Crowell(757) was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA July 2, 1864. In the 1900 census her birthdate is noted as July 1865. Mary died March 18, 1937 in Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, IA, at 72 years of age. Buried in Coon Rapids Cemetery, Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, Iowa. She married Pierson Morris Godown in Dallas Co, Iowa, March 22, 1883.

Pierson was born in Washington, Dallas Co, IA December 26, 1858. The 1860 census lists his place of birth as Iowa Pierson(758) was the son of John Ray Godown and Mary Foreman.

Pierson died 1937 in Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, IA, at 78 years of age. Burial at Coon Rapids Cemetery, Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, Iowa (See Pierson Morris Godown for the continuation of this line.)

child 7 vi. Viola Ella Crowell was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA November 1868.

child 8 vii. Louisa Crowell was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA 1869. Louisa died before 1880.

child 9 viii. Lucinda Crowell was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA 1871.

child 10 ix. Emma Crowell was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA 1873.

child 11 x. Mattie M Crowell was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA 1878.

child 12 xi. Clara B Crowell was born in Springvalley, Dallas Co, IA September 1880.

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