Note: West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 Name: James Carlton Crouse Birth Date: 2 Jan 1920 Birth Place: Lochgelly, Fayette County, West Virginia, United States Birth County: Fayette Gender: Male Father's Name: Samuel Joseph Crouse Mother's name: Cora Lee Baber Crouse FHL Film Number: 584755
1920 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1930 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1940 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name: James C. Crouse Sr. Birth Year: 1920 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: West Virginia State: West Virginia Enlistment Date: 2 Dec 1943 Enlistment State: West Virginia Enlistment City: Huntington Branch: No branch assignment Branch Code: No branch assignment Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: 4 years of high school Marital Status: Married
World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945 Name: James C. Crouse Rank: Private First Class Branch: United States Army Birth Date: 2 Jan 1920 Service Date: 23 Dec 1943 Parent 1 Name: Mr. Parent 2 Name: Mrs. S. J. Crouse Spouse Name: Mrs. Eugenia Lee Wise Crouse State: West Virginia County: Fayette (in file)
Death Record Name: James C. Crouse Sex: Male Death Date: 18 Dec 1944 Death Place: Germany Note: killed in action Age at Death: 24y 11m 11d Burial Place: Burial Date: Cemetery: Funeral Home: Birth Date: Birth Place: Marital Status: M Spouse: Occupation: U. S. Army Address: Residence: Mother: Mother's Birth Place: Father: Father's Birth Place: Informant: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5355994&Type=Death
Publication: Beckley Post Herald (West Virginia) Published: Thursday, April 21, 1949, Page 2 Headline: VETERAN TO BE BURIED SUNDAY FAYETTEVILLE, April 20 - Pfc. James C. Crouse of Fayetteville, who was killed in action in Germany, December 18, 1944, will be buried in the Huse Memorial Park here on Sunday, April 24. There will be a brief ceremony at the home Sunday afternoon at two o'clock with Rev. R. T. Mallory of Mt. Hope in charge. Graveside services will be in charge of the American Legion, LaFayette Post, 149, Fayetteville. The body will be removed from the Dodd Mortuary here to the home of his parents, Saturday at 5:00 p.m. where it will remain until time for the services. He was aged 24 years, 11 months and 11 days, and is survived by one son, James Culton (sic) Crouse, Jr., his wife; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Crouse of Fayetteville; one sister, Mrs. Margaret James of Oak Hill.
Publication: Charleston Gazette (West Virginia) Published: Saturday, April 23, 1949, Page 2 Headline: Rites for Pfc. Crouse Slated in Fayetteville (includes photo) Service for Pfc. James C. Crouse of Fayetteville, who was killed Dec. 18, 1944, in Germany, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Crouse of Fayetteville. Rev. R. T. Mallory of Mt. Hope will officiate and burial will be in Huse Memorial Park at Fayetteville with LaFayette Post No. 149. American Legion, in charge of graveside rites. Pfc. Crouse, 24, was born at Lochgelly, Fayette county. Surviving besides his parents is a sister, Mrs. Margaret James of Oak Hill. The body is at Dodd mortuary in Fayetteville and will be taken to the house of his parents at 5 p.m. today. (in file)
The following burial listings were posted by Anita McClung on 28 April 2014 on the Fayette County West Virginia Genealogy Group on Facebook in reply to my query concerning the marker of James C. Crouse Sr.
Crouse's buried at Huse in Fayetteville: CROUSE, Cheslie C., Jr. note date - May 7, 1947 CROUSE, Cora B. May 8, 1895-Nov. 3, 1977 CROUSE, Enos R. "Nick" Sept. 19, 1900-Mar 31, 1977 CROUSE, James C. Sr. Jan. 2, 1920-Dec. 18, 1944, h/o Margaret James Crouse (sic, h/o of Eugenia Wise, error in book) CROUSE, James Carlton, Jr. Aug. 17, 1942-Nov. 9, 1995 s/o James and Eugenia, h/o Nancy J. Allen CROUSE, Jason Brent Feb. 19, 1992-Feb. 19, 1982 CROUSE, Mae Cavendish May 27, 1900-May 5, 1990, d/o Clark and Ida Koontz Cavendish, w/o Enos CROUSE, Samuel J. May 26, 1898-Mar. 11, 1965 CROUSE, WILLIAM Gordon no date-Oct. 11, 1981 From Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. VI. Published by FRGS Oct. 2006 (Anita McClung helped read this cemetery)
Crouse's buried at Highlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Oak Hill: CROUSE, Carrie Bell Nov. 13, 1885-Jan. 24, 1952 CROUSE, Hansford Bays Jan. 5, 1925-Feb. 3, 1984 CROUSE, Henry Earl July 20, 1894-Oct. 10, 1972 CROUSE, J. T. Feb. 23, 1859-June 12, 1944 CROUSE, Lena Pearl Mar. 10, 1893-Feb. 22, 1986 CROUSE, Roy Fred Apr. 22, 1886-Sept. 16, 1956 CROUSE, Ruby Jane Combs Oct. 15, 1893-Nov. 13, 1987 CROUSE, Ula no date-Jan. 3, 1930 Taken from Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. II, Highlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, published by FRGS, 2002
Other Crouse burials in Fayette County
Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Oak Hill (Harlem Heights): CROUSE, Ada 1888-1947 CROUSE, Clyde Jan. 24, 1890-June 3, 1922 CROUSE, Cordia T. no date-Oct. 26, 1898, aged 2 yrs. CROUSE, Densil July 16, 1917-Feb. 19, 1924 CROUSE, Electa E. no date-Sept. 26, 1894, aged 2 months CROUSE, G. H. Apr. 15, 1864-Mar. 25, 1926 CROUSE, G. H. 1820-1882 CROUSE, Harold P. no date-July 29, 1944, S. Sgt. 551 Bomb gp, (H) 8th Air Force, buried Amer. Mil Cemetery, St. Avold, France CROUSE, Hugh 1892-1947 CROUSE, Joseph M. 1861-1944 CROUSE, Louis Sept. 25, 1926-Sept. 26, 1926 CROUSE, Louise Sept. 25, 1926-Sept. 26, 1926 CROUSE, Nancy J. 1827-1885 w/o GW CROUSE, Ona H. Jan.. 23, 1889-Sept. 5, 1952 CROUSE, Virginia M. 1866-1938 CROUSE, WB Sept. 6, 1856-June 16, 1893 CROUWSE, GW no dates (possibly the same as GW CROUSE listed above) From Fayette County Cemeteries, Vol. IV - Cemeteries of Oak Hill and Fayetteville, Published Feb. 2005
Lincoln Street Cemetery, Harlem Heights, Oak Hill: CROUSE, Charles E. July 26, 1851-no date CROUSE, Eliza June 26, 1851-Dec. 21, 1930 CROUSE, Infant Dec. 11, 1891-Dec. 14, 1891, d/o Charles and Eliza From Fayette County Cemeteries, Vol. IV - Cemeteries of Oak Hill and Fayetteville, Published Feb. 2005
Woods Avenue Cemetery, aka Odd Fellows Cemetery, Oak Hill: CROUSE, Herman 1866-1941 CROUSE, Olive Houston 1876-1942 From Fayette County Cemeteries, Vol. IV - Cemeteries of Oak Hill and Fayetteville, Published Feb. 2005
Craig-Job Huddleston Cemetery, Route 60, Alloy: CROUSE, AC June 15, 1862-July 27, 1912 CROUSE, JW Mar. 12, 1885-Nov. 30, 1915 CROUSE, Mary E. June 12, 1838-Dec. 17, 1907 CROUSE, Verlie May 2, 1911-July 10, 1913 From Fayette County Cemeteries, Vol. V, Cane Branch, Gauley Bridge, Alloy, Boomer, Montgomery, Cannelton, Mt. Olive, Alto, and Jodie, published by FRGS, Apr. 2006
Hilltop Union Cemetery, Hilltop: CROUSE, Nell Kizer Jan. 8, 1913-Mar. 27, 1985 From Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. III, Mount Hope, Scarbro, Hilltop, Pea Ridge Road, Salem Gatewood, published by FRGS, date unknown.
Pax Community Cemetery, Main Street, Pax: CROUSE, Fred B. Sept. 28, 1932-Sept. 28, 1932, s/o of Glen and Golden CROUSE, Glen R. 1908-1994 CROUSE, Golden J. 1913-1985, w/o Glen From Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. I, Route 61 (Scarbro to Mossy), Route 15 (Mossy to Kanawha County line), Paint Creek Road (from Mossy to Pax), Old Willis Town Branch, Packs Branch Road (from Pax to Mount Hope), Mount Hope area; published by FRGS May, 2001
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