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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Edsel David Creach

Male 1923 - 1942  (~ 19 years)


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  • Name Edsel David Creach 
    Born ca. 1923  Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1942  Chambers Cove, Newfoundland, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died with the loss of the USS Truxtun (DD-229). [1]
    Veterans: World War II
    Veterans: World War II
    USS Truxtun (DD-229)
    USS Truxtun (DD-229)
    Lost with 110 hands on 18 Feb 1942 after running aground in a storm.
    Person ID I22822  Dickinson
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2018 

    Father John Wesley Creach,   b. 01 Mar 1884, Milligan, Santa Rosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1963, Okaloosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ruby Lee Jones,   b. Apr 1899, Bluff Springs, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1959, Escambia County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F0042  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S530] Dead Reckoning: The Pollux-Truxtun Disaster , (Online: Maritime History Archive, 2010), "Truxtun Crew" at https://www.mun.ca/mha/polluxtruxtun/truxtun/.