Ralph Cronk

Male 1893 - 1927  (34 years)


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  • Name Ralph Cronk 
    Born 17 May 1893  Gladwin, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Born ?? 18 May 1894 
    Reference Number 2,14,112 
    Died 23 Oct 1927  Rochester, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00402  Julie Batzloff
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2021 

    Father James Erastus Cronk,   b. 27 Apr 1862, Millers Lake, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1955, Bay City, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Ella May Crampton,   b. 27 Sep 1868, Saginaw, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1947, Bay City, Bay County, Michigan (Mercy Hospital) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1886  Lee Corners, Midland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 112 
    Family ID F0124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adeline Stella Bickford,   b. 30 Dec 1891, Napoleon, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1924, Detroit, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1913  Saginaw, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 91 
    Children 
     1. Lorretta P. Cronk,   b. 19 Jun 1914, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1987, Midland, Michigan (Town & Country Nursing Home) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Montell Ralph Cronk,   b. 25 Aug 1916, Raco, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 2006, Bay City, Michigan (Bay Regional Medical Center) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Dorothy May Cronk,   b. 20 Jan 1918, Gladwin Twp., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 2008, Macomb County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Welby Wright Cronk, Sr.,   b. 10 Jun 1921, Gladwin Twp., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1972, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F0330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • from Newspaper.com
      Detroit Free Press
      Detroit, Michigan
      24 Oct 1927, Mon Page 2


      Car Plunge Kill Hazel Park Man

      Special to The Fres Press.

      Rochester. Mich., Oct. 23. Ralph Cronk, 38 years old, 38 Muir avenue, Hazel Park, was instantly killed here tonight when his automobile wa driven over an oil pit and down an eight-foot embankment. Cronk was found beneath the rear of the car, which was upright. How the body got into the position in which it was found puzzles authorities. Justice Ouy Niles of Pontlac said an Inquest will be held.

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      The Herald-Press
      Saint Joseph, Michigan
      24 Oct 1927, Mon Page 1

      Dies in Auto Plunge
      Rochester, Mich., Oct. 24 (UP).

      Ralph Cronk, 3S, was killed last night when his automobile shot over an oil pit and down an eight foot embankment. Cronk apparently fell out of the car, the rear end of which crushed him. The machine landed right side up. An inquest will be held today by Judge Guy Niles of Pontiac.