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Nell Marie Newman Cromwell

Female 1900 - 2001  (100 years)


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  • Name Nell Marie Newman Cromwell 
    Nickname Nellie  
    Born 22 Jun 1900  Valley Falls, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Feb 2001  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremated  
    Person ID I3114  Rossville
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2016 

    Father Louis A Newman 
    Mother Myrtle Fletcher Newman,   b. 1876 
    Family ID F1720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William R Cromwell,   d. 11 Mar 1935, Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Jan 1929  Independence, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2016 11:53:35 
    Family ID F1721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Obituary- Cromwell, Nell 1
    Obituary- Cromwell, Nell 1
    Nell M. Cromwell
    Nell Marie Cromwell, 100, Rossville, died Friday, February 23, 2001, at Rossville Valley Manor.
    She was born June 22, 1900 at Valley Falls, the daughter of Louis A. and Myrtle Fletcher Newman.
    She grew up in the Boyle community. In 1918 she went to work for Dr. Joe Cowherd in Kansas City, MO, caring for newborns and children under his care. Her work took her to St. Louis, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, Joplin and Ponca City to deliver children to doctors who were specialists in their field. She worked in Kansas City until 1944, when she returned to Valley Falls to help care for her ailing parents until they died. She then worked part-time in Kansas City, MO until August 1987, when she moved to Rossville to be near her ailing sister.
    She was member of the First Christian Church, Valley Falls, Ladies Aid, and the Christian Women’s Fellowship and assisted in repairing and cleaning things to sell in the Thrift Shop. She was a charter member of the Valley Falls Historical Society.
    She married William R. Cromwell on January 29, 1929 at the Country Club Christian Church, Independence, MO. He died on March 11, 1935 in Kansas City, MO. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Murl and Mildred Irvin, and three brothers, Lee Newman, Harry Newman, and Neil Newman.
    The only immediate survivor is a brother, Ernest Newman, LaVergne, TN.
    Mrs. Cromwell was cremated. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Private inurnment was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Kansas City, MO.
    Obituary- Cromwell, Nell 2
    Obituary- Cromwell, Nell 2
    ROSSVILLE – Nell Marie Cromwell, 100, Rossville, died Friday, Feb 23, 2001, at a Rossville nursing home.
    Mrs. Cromwell went to work for Dr. Joe Cowherd in Kansas City, MO, in 1918, caring for newborns and children under his care. Her work took her to St. Louis, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, Joplin, MO., and Ponca City, Okla., as she delivered children for treatment by specialists. She worked in Kansas City, Mo., until 1944 and then returned to Valley Falls to care for her parents. She later worked part time in Kansas City, MO., from 1966 to 1987.
    She was born June 22, 1900, in Valley Falls, the daughter of Louis A. and Myrtle Fletcher Newman. She was raised at Boyle. She moved to Rossville in 1987.
    Mrs. Cromwell was a member of the First Christian Church in Valley Falls, the Ladies Aid, Christian Women’s Fellowship. She assisted in repair and cleaning of items to sell in the Thrift Shop. She also was a charter member of the Valley Falls Historical Society.
    She married William R. Cromwell on Jan. 29, 1929 in Independence Mo. He died March 11, 1935.
    Survivors include a brother, Ernest Newman, Lavergne, Tenn.
    Mrs. Cromwell was cremated. Memorial services will be private. Inurnment in Memorial Park Cemetery in Kansas City, Mo., also will be private.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Valley Falls or to the Historical Society of Valley Falls, sent in care of Davidson Funeral Home in Topeka.