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The Woods family was living in Madisonville, KY, when they were enumerated in the 1930 U.S. Census. Julius Woods was a coal miner and his family members were his wife, three daughters, and his mother. In the 1940 U.S. Census, Ruby Woods was a widow living with her mother-in-law in Madisonville, and her daughters, Sallie Ann and Kathryn, were working as cooks.
Four years later, Sallie Ann Woods married Fred Douglas Crenshaw in Chicago, IL, on February 15, 1944 (source: Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index in Ancestry). She had enlisted in the Army in 1943. After her military service, Sallie A. Crenshaw and her husband settled in Racine, WI, where she died in 1991. She is buried in West Lawn Memorial Park. She was a member of American Legion Post #310. She had attended barbering school in Milwaukee, WI, in 1950.
Sources: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File in Ancestry; U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index in Ancestry; U.S. Social Security Death Index in Ancestry; Kentucky Birth Index in Ancestry; Sallie A. Crenshaw, Student Barber Permit #550 in Ancestry; "Crenshaw, Sallie Ann (nee Woods)," The Journal Times, 07/08/1991, p.4.
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|NKAA Source:||Ancestry (online)|
|NKAA Source:||National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)|
|NKAA Source:||The Journal times (newspaper)|
Cite This NKAA Entry:
“Crenshaw, Sallie Ann Woods,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 30, 2023, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004429.
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