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Crank/Newell Family

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Re: Crank/Newell Family

Posted: 1 Aug 2013 7:40AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Crank, Newell
Hello again- I am trying to solve a bit of a mystery about Minerva Newell's parents.

Her husband, Andrew's, sister, Eliza Ellen Crank, was born around 1878. She married William Newel in 1898. He was born in Jan 1878 in KY. They had a son, William, who was born in 1899, died in 1918.

I am wondering if William Newel could have been Minerva's brother. The 1900 census shows William/Eliza living about one house away from Andrew/Minerva. I have been unable to figure out William Newel's parents, but I'm speculating that it may have been Porter Newel and Martha Crank.

Minerva's death certificate lists "Mr. Newell" as her father and "Martha ?" as her mother. Could Porter and Martha be her parents? She is not listed on any of their records- however, she was born in the 1880s, the fire of 1890 probably destroyed her birth record, and she was married to/living with Andrew Crank by the 1900 census.

Any help would be appreciated! Thank you in advance.

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thomasker2 1 Aug 2013 2:11PM GMT 
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