CROWLEY, Gena Amanda
CROWLEY, ABRAHAMSON, OLSEN
Posted By: Deidre Badker (email)
Date: 1/26/2015 at 10:55:33
Gena (Dena) Amanda Olsen was born September 29, 1908 at Newburg, Mitchell, Iowa to Gunvald Leonard Olsen and Karin Abrahamson, the fifth of their seven children.
Found in the 1910 - 1925 censuses living on a farm at Newburg, Mitchell, Iowa:
1910: Gernoal Olsen 44, Corolina Olsen 30, Inga Olsen 7, Alma Olsen 6, Robert Olsen 3, Gena Olsen 1.
1915: Gena Olsen age 6.
1920: Gunval Olsen 53, Karen A Olsen 47, Inga O Olsen 16, Alma C Olsen 15, Robert L Olsen 13, Gina A Olsen 11, Borghilda G Olsen 8, Clara O Olsen 6.
1925: Gunval Olson 58, Carine Olson 52, Inga Olson 22, Olga Olson 20, Robert Olson 18, Gina Olson 16, Borgimld Olson 13, Clara Olson 11.
Found in the 1930 census at Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa: Fannie V White 53, Ruth White 16, Harvey H White 10, Alma C Olson 25, Gena A Olson 21, John Cook 70. (working and renting a room).
Gena married Kenneth David Crowley on April 25, 1931 at Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa.
The couple had 4 daughters:
Kathleen Gay (b June 26, 1932 Iowa, d September 13, 1998 Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa);
Patricia Ann (b November 13, 1935 Bremer Co, Iowa, d October 16, 2014 Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa);
Shirley Fae (still living in 2015) and
Sharon Kay (b October 27, 1939 Iowa, d July 18, 2009 Waverly, Bremer, Iowa.
Found in the 1940 census at Clarksville, Butler, Iowa: Kenneth Crowley 34, Gena Crowley 31, Kathleen Gay Crowley 7, Patricia Ann Crowley 4, Shirley Fay Crowley 2, Sharon Kay Crowley 5 mos, Karen Olsen 68.
July 1945: Living at Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa; moved to Clarksville, Iowa in later years.
Gena Crowley died December 1987 at Iowa and was buried at Lynwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Butler, Iowa.
There is a memorial for her at Find a Grave #97722764 with a photo of her gravestone.
Butler Obituaries maintained by Karen De Groote.
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