The Family of William Seaman and Ethel Jane (ADAIR) CRICHTON 

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6__William Seaman CRICHTON
      b.  18 Jun 1877, Vandalia, Fayette Co, IL
      child of:  William Millar & Anna Jane (SEAMAN) CRICHTON
      d.  19 Oct 1955, Omaha, Douglas Co., NE
      Buried:  West Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE  (8/58/6)     Go to Tombstones

     m.  4 Jul 1901, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE

7__Ethel Jane ADAIR
      b.  7 Feb 1879, Smith Center, Smith Co., KS
      child of:  William Walter & Martha Jane (BURKE) ADAIR
      d.  3 Dec 1930, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE
      Buried:  West Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE  (8/58/11)     Go to Tombstones

Other Marriages:
Will m2.  Dec 1936  Ethel E. CLINE 
               Buried:  West Law Cemetery, Omaha, NE  (8/58/5)  Go to Tombstones

Children:
6.3  Wayne Durwin (Buddy) CRICHTON       b.  13 Jul 1908       d.  10 Jun 1914
       Buried:  West Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas 
       Co, NE  (8/58/12)   Go to Tombstones
       
       

                           6.1  William Lynn CRICHTON       b.  12 May 1903   d.  1993  

6.2  Marjorie Irene CRICHTON     b.  11 Dec 1905     d.  8 Jan 1982

 

6.4  Betty Jane (BJ) CRICHTON     b.  14 Jan 1920  d.  26 Jan 2008  (see #2/3)

Synopsis:

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Source:  Dale and Deborah MORROW, Betty JENSEN

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WILLIAM SEAMAN AND ETHEL JANE (ADAIR) CRICHTON RESEARCH RECORD

BIRTH/BAPTISM/PARENTS/CHILDREN RECORDS

DEATH/OBITUARY/CEMETERY RECORDS

Dies: Retired Teacher.  William S. CRICHTON, 78, of 6502 Wirt Street, retired printing teacher, died Wednesday night at a hospital after a lingering illness.  Mr. CRICHTON edited a Bedford, IA paper for several years until he came to teach printing in Tech and South High Schools in 1907.  He retired in 1945 after spending nearly 50 years in the printing industry.  He was a 40-year member of the International Typographical Union.  Funeral services are pending at Kremer Mortuary.  Mr. CRICHTON is survived by his wife Ethel; a son, William L., Lancaster, Cal; daughters Mrs. Marjorie RHODES, Spalding, Neb., and Mrs. Betty Jane JENSEN, Blair, Neb; brothers, Robert M., Deer Lodge, Mont., and Thomas, Sterling, Colo; sisters, Mrs. May BARTOS, Helena, Mont.; Mrs. Leutitia KANZELMEYER, Visalia, Cal; Mrs. Belle THOMASON, Memphis, Tenn., and Mrs. Helen SANDERS, Loveland, Co.

Source:  In material owned by Betty JENSEN.  Paper was probably the Omaha World-Herald.

MARRIAGE/DIVORCE RECORDS

FAMILY BIBLE/RELIGION AFFILIATIONS RECORDS

EMPLOYMENT/MILITARY/ORGANIZATIONS RECORDS

WILL/ESTATE/DEEDS/COURT RECORDS

Henry M. BRISSEY and wife to Ethel A. CRICHTON and William S. CRICHTON.  Warranty Deed.  Filed for record this 1 day of October A.D. 1904 at 11 o'clock a.m.  C.R. HACKER Co Clerk, Nemaha Co, Nebraska.  KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:  That Henry M. BRISSEY and Elizabeth J. BRISSEY, his wife of Nemaha Co and State of Nebraska in consideration of the sum of ($300) Three hundred and no/100 Dollars in hand paid by Ethel A. CRICHTON and William S. CRICHTON wife and husband jointly the following described premises, situated in the Co of Nemaha and State of Nebraska, to-wit Lot One (1) of Block Three (3) in the original town of Sheridan now Auburn Nebraska together with all of the improvements thereon and appurtenances therunto belonging.  And we covenant with the said Ethel A. CRICHTON and William S. CRICHTON wife and husband jointly that we hold said premises by good and perfect title; that we have good right and lawful authority to sell and convey the same; that they are free and clear of all liens and encumbrances whatsoever.  And we covenant to warrant and defend the said premises against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever and the said Elizabeth J. BRISSEY hereby relinquishes all her right and title and claime of dowry in and to the above described premises.  Signed this 28th day of September 1904.  In presence of Ford. G. HAWXBY.  Henry M. BRISSEY  Elizabeth J. BRISSEY.

Ethel A. CRICHTON & husb. TO Mary RADMACHER & husb.  Filed for record January 18th1919, at 2; [sic] O'Clock P.M.  WARRANTY DEED.  KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That Ethel A. CRICHTON and Will S. CRICHTON, wife and husband in consideration of Two thousan ($2000.00) Dollars in hand paid, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm until Mary RADMACHER and C.A. RADMACHER, the following described real estate, situate in the Co of Nemaha and State of Nebraska, to-wit Lot one (1) in Block three (3) Sheridan, now Auburn, Nebraska, as surveyed platted and recorded. subject to all taxes of the year 1917 and all subsequent taxes thereafter levied.together with all the tenements hereditamenta, and appurtenances to the same belonging, and all the estate, title, dower, right of homestead, claim or demand whatsoever of the said Ethel A. CRICHTON and Will S. CRICHTON of, in, or to the same, or any part thereof; TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above described premises, with the appurtenances, unto the said Mary RADMACHER and C.A. CRICHTON for ourselves and our heirs, executors and administrators, do covenant with the said Mary RADMACHER and C.A. RADMACHER and with their heirs and assignes that we are lawfully seized of said premises, that they are free from incumbrance that we have good right and lawful authority to sell the same and that we will and our heirs, executors, and administrators shall warrant and defend the same unto the said Mary RADMACHER and C.A. RADMACHER and their heirs and assigns, forever, against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands this 16 day of January A.D. 1919 In presence of E.G. MILLER.  Will S. CRICHTON  Ethel A. CRICHTON  [note at the foot:  $2.00]

Last Will and Testament of Wm. S. CRICHTON.  I, William S. CRICHTON, being of sound mind and memory and with the intention of disposing of all of my property, real, personal or mixed, of whatever kind or nature, and wherever situated, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my Las Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills and codicils by me made.  I.  I hereby direct that my executrix, hereinafter named, first pay from my estate all of my just debts, funeral expense and expense of last sickness.  II.  I nominate and appoint my wife, Ethel Cline CRICHTON, executrix of this my Last Will and Testament.  III.  I give, bequeath, and devise to the following named persons:  William L. CRICHTON, Lawndale, California; Marjorie I. RHODES, Blair, Nebraska; Betty Jane JENSEN, Blair, Nebraska, all of my property of whatsoever kind or nature and wheresoever situated subject to a life estate in the real property which I hereby give to my beloved wife, Ethel Cline CRICHTON.  Dated this 18th day of March, 1946.  William S. CRICHTON, Testator.  Office of the Co Judge Filed Nov 21, 1955, Robert R. Troyer, Co Judge.  We, whose names are hereunto subscribed, do hereby certify that the above named testator in our presence subscribed his name to the above instrument and declared at the same time the same to be his Last Will and Testament, and we, at his request, and in his presence and in the presence of each other, hereby subscribe our names hereto as attesting witnesses.  (signed)  John R. ? and ?? (illegible)
In the Co Court of Douglas Co, Nebraska.  State of Nebraska, Co of Douglas.  In the Matter of the Estate of William S. CRICHTON, Deceased.  Bk. 79 P. 432.  I, Edward G. Garvey, Acting Co Judge in and for said Co, do hereby certify that on December 16th, 1955, the foregoing instrument purporting to be the last will and testament of William S. CRICHTON, deceased, which was filed in this Court on November 21st 1955, was duly proved, approved, probated, and allowed as the last Will and testament of the said deceased, and the same was ordered to be recorded in the Records of the Co Court aforesaid.  In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Seal of the said Co Court, at Omaha, on the date first above mentioned.  (signed) Edward G. Garvey, Acting Co Judge.  (seal) Office of the Co Judge Filed Dec 15 1955, Robert R. Troyer, Co Judge.

There are a number of estate papers involved in settling the above estate (19 in all, plus the 2-page will).  See Original Documents for copies of these papers.

CENSUS/CITY DIRECTORIES/TAX LIST RECORDS

MIGRATION/CHRONOLOGY/MAP REFERENCE RECORDS

INTERVIEW/ARTIFACTS RECORDS

END OF RESEARCH RECORD

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6.1__William Lynn CRICHTON
      b.  12 May 1903, Auburn, Nemaha Co, NE
      child of:  William Seaman & Ethel Jane (ADAIR) CRICHTON
      d.   21 Jul 1993, Lane Co, OR
      Buried:  Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima Co, AZ   Go to Tombstones

     m.  8 Jun 1922, Glenwood, Mills Co, IA

6.1s__Goldie Martel TIDD
      b.  15 May 1904, Dodge, Dodge Co, NE
      child of:  Elija Seigle (b. 1883, IA) & Ida Minnie (KURTZ) (b. 14 Mar 1884, Dodge, Dodge 
                   Co, NE) TIDD
      d.  12 Jul 1994, Portland, Clackamas Co, OR
      Buried:  Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima Co, AZ   Go to Tombstones

                                       

Other Marriages:  None

Children:
6.1a  William Wayne CRICHTON     b.  21 Apr 1923     d.  20 Feb 1984
6.1b  Betty Jane (BJ2) CRICHTON        b.  28 May 1926     d.  28 Mar 2007

Synopsis:  

Source:  Dale and Deborah MORROW, Lynn CRICHTON, and Betty JENSEN

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6.1a__William Wayne CRICHTON
      b.  21 Apr 1923, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE
     child of:  William Lynn & Goldie M. (TIDD) CRICHTON
      d.  20 Feb 1984, Tucson, Pima Co, AZ
     Buried:  Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima Co, AZ   Go to Tombstones

     m.  14 Aug 1948, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co, CA

6.1as__Ruth Ann GINDROZ
      b.  21 Apr 1928, GA
      child of:  Francis & Frances GINDROZ
      d.
      Buried:

Other Marriages:
Wayne and Ruth Ann divorced July 1970, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
Wayne m2. 6 Dec 1981  Marion S. KENDALL, Tucson, Pima Co, AZ.  They operated a trailer park in Tucson.

Children:
6.1a1  Cindy Lou CRICHTON         b.  2 Mar 1958, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co, CA
6.1a2  Karen Marie CRICHTON     b.  15 Dec 1959
6.1a3  William Gary CRICHTON     b.  18 Feb 1964, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co, CA

Synopsis:  

Source:  Lynn CRICHTON, Wayne CRICHTON, Betty JENSEN

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6.1b__Betty Jane CRICHTON II
     b.  28 May 1926, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE
      child of:  William Lynn & Goldie M. (TIDD) CRICHTON
      d. 
      Buried:

       m.  24 Feb 1951, Reno, Washoe Co, NV

 6.1bs__Thomas REES
      b.  30 Jun 1916, San Francisco, San Mateo Co, CA
     child of:
     d.
     Buried:

Other Marriages:  None

Children:
6.1b1  Kristine Lynne
REES     b. 12 Mar 1953, Reno, Washoe Co, NV
6.1b2  Thomas John
REES     b.  5 Jun 1954, Lancaster, Los Angeles Co, CA

Synopsis:  

Source:  Lynn CRICHTON, Betty JENSEN

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6.2__Marjorie Irene CRICHTON
      b.  11 Dec 1905, Auburn, Nemaha Co, NE
      child of:  William Seaman & Ethel Jane (ADAIR
                    CRICHTON
      d.  8 Jan 1982, Salinas, Monterey Co, CA
      Buried:  Ashes scattered over 
                   Monterey Bay  
                   Go to Tombstones

     m.  18 Aug 1925, Auburn, Nemaha 
           Co, NE

6.2s__John Rupert RHODES
      b.  6 Feb 1903, Ansley, Custer Co, NE
      child of:  John Ross (1859-1933) & Dora (1860-1931) (PATRICK) RHODES
      d.  May 1951, Spalding, Greeley Co, NE
      Buried:  Ansley, Custer Co, NE  Go to Tombstones

Other Marriages:  None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children:
6.2a  John (Beezie) Crichton RHODES     b.  11 May 1927
6.2b  Marjorie Joan RHODES                  b.  20 Nov 1928
         d.  29 Jan 1999, Sun City West, Maricopa Co, AZ

Synopsis:

Source:  Marjorie RHODES, Betty JENSEN

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6.2a__John CRICHTON RHODES
     b.  11 May 1927, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE
     child of:  John Rupert and Marjorie Irene (CRICHTON) RHODES
     d.
      Buried:

     m.  16 Mar 1948, Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE

6.2as__Joan Marcia (Willie) WILLBERGER
     b.  2 Nov 1929, NE
     child of: ? & ? (LOCKWOOD) WILLBERGER
     d.  19 May 1994, Contra Costa, CA
     Buried:  Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Lafayette, Contra Costa Co, CA

Other Marriages:
Joan m2. ? CONSUL
John (Beezie) RHODES m2.. Allison Margaret GARAVENTA STEVENSON   
Allison m1. ? STEVENSON
b.  12 Apr 1927, Oakland, Alameda Co, CA
d.  20 Nov 2008, Hollister, San Benito Co, CA

Children:
6.2a1  LeeAnn RHODES     b.  12 Jan 1949, Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE
           Children:  Robert RHODES
6.2a2  Susan Yvonne RHODES         b.  16 Aug 1950, Spalding, Greeley Co, NE
           m.  24 May 1970, Contra Costa Co, CA     Michael T. BRAY
6.2a3  Marjorie Catherine RHODES  b.  8 Nov 1965
           m.  18 Jun 1986, Capitola, Santa Cruz Co CA, Mark Randall OUSLEY     
                 b.  3 Dec 1965 (adopted)
           child of:  Paul & Linda (?) OUSLEY
           Children:  Trent OUSLEY

Synopsis:  

Source:  John RHODES, Betty JENSEN

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6.2b__Marjorie Joan RHODES
      b.  20 Nov 1928, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE
      child of:  John Rupert & Marjorie Irene (CRICHTON) RHODES
      d.  29 Jan 1999, Sun City West, Maricopa Co, AZ
      Buried: Springview, Keya Paha Co, NE

     m.  31 May 1952, Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE

6.2bs__Richard Leon BEATTIE
     b.  20 Nov 1928, Springfield, Sarpy Co, NE
     child of:  Leon Reuben & Gertrude (LEAR) BEATTIE
     d.
     Buried:

Other Marriages:  None

Children:
6.2b1  John RHODES BEATTIE     
          
b.  4 Sep 1953, Ainsworth, Brown Co, NE
           m.  24 Jun 1983, Kathy KAPPAS      b. 31 Jan 1960.  
                
Divorced in late 1980’s.
6.2b2  Lisa Jo BEATTIE     b. 10 Aug 1955, Riverton, Fremont Co, WY
            m.  6 Mar 1982, David LeRoy BAUER  
                  b. 7 Oct 1958 in Las Vegas, Clark Co, NV
           Children:  Kristy Jo BAUER     b. 23 Aug 1983

Synopsis:  

Source:  Betty JENSEN, Joan BEATTIE

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