Santa Cruz County History - People

Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

CROWSON, GEORGE P (1837-1906)

Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 13, 1906)

Headstone of George P Crowson
George P. Crowson
IOOF Cemetery in Santa Cruz

DIED: CROWSON- In this city, February 12th, George Crowson, a native of England Aged 69 years 23 days.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 14, 1906)

Two Aged People Died on Monday
Morrissey of East Santa Cruz and George Crowson of Water St. Pass Away

Two deaths occurred in this city on Monday both of persons past middle (age?) and weakened by illness, more or less severe.

One was George Crowson of 148 Water St. who has been an invalid for over a year or two with Bright's disease. He leaves a wife and family and has lived in Santa Cruz for several years. Mr. Crowson's age was 69 years. His death was caused by a spell of heart failure.

G.A.R. Funeral Notice

Members of Wallace-Reynolds Post #32 G.A.R. are requested to meet at the hall today, February 14th at two o'clock PM to attend the funeral of comrade Crowson. By Order of PC...W.V. Lucas, Adjutant.

Editor's note: A Masonic funeral notice also appeared in the paper.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 16, 1906)

G.W. Crowson and J.E. Crowson of Ashland Oregon, A.E. Crowson, and Mrs. Alice Jacobson of San Francisco were here for the funeral of their father George Crowson on Wednesday.

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