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Arch Carrol CROOK
Nettie Lou MANNING
Husband:  [Archibald?] Arch Carrol "Archie" CROOKE / CROOK
Birth:  22 Mar 1887 or 1888, Asheville, Buncombe Co., NC
Death:  8 Nov 1955
Occupation:  Assistant Manager of dairy farm; machinist, Delk Garage; auto mechanic
Father:  John J. CROOK
Mother:  Matilda STROUP
Marriage:  1908/9
Wife:  Nettie Lou MANNING
Birth:  10 Aug 1890, Marietta, Cobb Co., GA
Death:  aft. 1930 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Pitchford Parks MANNING (1850-1917) — Walter6, George5, Walter4, John3, John2, Joseph1 immigrant from England to Charles Co., MD 
Mother:  Elizabeth Angeline WYATT (1858-1938) — Francis2, John1 of St. Agnes, COR [Francis was the immigrant]
Children — born in Marietta Dist., Cobb Co., GA:
1.  Virginia CROOK, b. 23 Jan 1910; m. 1929/30, Harvey Walter BOYLE (b. 5 Apr 1910, AL)
2.  Arch Carrol CROOK, Jr., b. 9 Aug 1912; d. 13 Jan 1964
3.  Louise CROOK, b. 14 Dec 1915; d. 14 Dec 1915
4.  Betty Lou CROOK, b. 21 Oct 1926
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

3.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Archie CROOK (æ 12, b. Mar 1887, NC) is living in Limestone Twp., Buncombe Co., NC, with his parents (q.v.).  Nettie L. MANNING (æ 9, b. Aug 1890, GA) is living in Waleska, Cherokee Co., GA (p. 78A), with her parents, Pitchford P. MANNING (æ 49, b. Dec 1850, GA) & Elizabeth A. (æ 42, b. Jan 1858, TN), plus siblings.

4.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 41):  Marietta Militia Dist. 89, Cobb Co., GA, Roll T624_180, p. 85A, SN 4A, SD 7, ED 40, enumerated 21/22 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 28
70 72 Crook Archie Head M W 22 M1       Georgia North Carolina Georgia Eng Assistant Mgr Dairy Farm W N 0 Y Y R H
    _____ Nettie Lou Wife F W 19 M1 1 1 1 Georgia Georgia South Carolina Eng None         Y Y    
    _____ Virginia Dau F W 3/12 S       Georgia Georgia Georgia                    
Nettie and Virginia were apparently born in Georgia, but Archie and his mother were born in North Carolina.  Listed next to Archie's parents, John J. & Mattie CROOK.

5.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 22):  Dallas Road, Marietta Militia Dist. 898, Cobb Co., GA, Roll T625_244, p. 133A, SN 10A, SD 7, ED 45, enumerated 8 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
* X 83 83 Crook A C Head R M W 35 M N Y Y GEORGIA GEORGIA GEORGIA Y Machinist Delk Garage W
      _____ Nettie Lou Wife   F W 29 M N Y Y GEORGIA GEORGIA GEORGIA Y None    
      _____ Virginia Dau   F W 10 S Y Y Y GEORGIA GEORGIA GEORGIA Y Student School  
      _____ Arch Son   M W  7 S Y Y Y GEORGIA GEORGIA GEORGIA Y Student School  
*Dallas Road
Everyone on the page had their birthplace rubber-stamped, "GEORGIA."  Listed two households from Archie's parents, J.J. & Mattie CROOK.

6.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #29 of 46):  Broadway [St./Ave.], Orlando City (Part 2, Pct. 2), Orange Co., FL, Roll 326, p. 97A, SN 15-A, ED 48-10, SD 5th Florida, enumerated 26 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 421 387 401 Crook Arch C Head R 40 M W 42 M 20 N Y NC NC NC Y Mechanic Automobile W Y N
      _____ Nettie L Wife     F W 38 M 18 N Y GA GA TN Y None        
      _____ Arch C Jr Son     M W 17 S   N Y GA NC GA Y Tires Automobile W Y  
      _____ Betty L Dau     F W  3 S   N   FL NC GA   None        
    402 Boyle Harvey W Head un un M W 20 M 20 N Y AL TN AL Y Linotypist Newspaper W Y  
      _____ Virginia Wife     F W 20 M 20 N Y GA NC GA Y None        
Virginia appears to be our subject's married daughter.

7.  World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.  Microfilm Series M1509 (4277 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (card images and index online at Ancestry.com):
Microfilm Roll | Form | No: 1852988 | 559 / 943 | 84
1 Name in full | Age in yrs: Archie Carrol Crook | 29
2 Home Address: R.F.D. #5, N. Chattanooga, Tenn
3 Date of Birth: March 22, 1888
4 Are you (1) a natural born citizen… Natural Born
5 Where were you born: Asheville, N.C., U.S.A.
6 If not a citizen, of what country… Citizen
7 What is your present trade, occupation… Dairying Farming
8 By whom employed: S. R. Read
Where employed: N. Chattanooga
9 Have you [dependents]?: Wife 2 children
10 Married or Single | Race: Married | Caucasin
11 What military service have you had? None
12 Do you claim exemption from draft? No
Signature: A. C. Crook
1 Height | Build: Medium | Medium
2 Color of Eyes | Color of Hair | Bald: Gray | Black | No
3 Physically Disabled:  
Date of Registration: June 5, 1917
Draft Board: Stringers Pct., Hamilton City/Co., Tenn.

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com):  All 14 files submitted there show our subject's wife as "Mattie Lou," but the 1910, 1920, and 1930 censuses show here as "Nettie Lou."  These files also show their surname as CROOKE, but this must be a recent change because I've yet to find a primary records with terminal "E."

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