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Lewis Pardo Crow

Born Born 20 Feb 1898 at Chatham, Kent County, Ontario, Canada
Died Died 31 Mar 1980 at Windsor, Essex County, Ontario, Canada
Married Married 11 Dec 1926 to Catherine Robert Mackenzie at Sarnia Lambton, Ontario, Canada



  1. Lewis Peter Crow, born 27 Sep 1933 in Windsor
  2. Charles A. Crow, born 28 Oct 1935 in Windsor, and died 27 Dec 1992 in Windsor

Lewis' Early Years

Lewis and Catherine's Wedding Announcement

"CROW-MACKENZIE A wedding of more than usual interest to the young people of Sarnia was that of Saturday when Miss Catherine Robertson Mackenzie, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mackenzie, of Sarnia became the bride of Lewis Pardo Crow, of Walkerville, son of Mrs. Crow and the late R. A. Crow, of Chatham. The wedding took place at the home of the bride's parents, 166 Penrose Street at 6:30 o'clock, with the Rev. Dr. J.J. Paterson, D.D., pastor of St. Andrew's Presbyterian church, officiating. The charming bride was given in marriage by her father and took her place before a bank of palms and ferns with tall standards of yellow and pink mums, while the wedding march was played by an orchestra. A sleeveless gown, Colonial style, of white satin with full skirt with band of net and applique of silver and orange blossoms, a long tulle veil arranged in a cap shape with a circlet of orange blossoms and clusters of orange blossoms at the side and tiny clusters caught throughout the length of the veil, and carrying a shower boquet of pink roses and lillies of the valley, composed the bride's costume. She was attended by her sister, Miss Ruth Mackenzie, wearing a smart dress of colonial style of yellow satin with inset bands of orchid and green with trimming of gold lace and carried a boquet of yellow roses, mauve baby mums and stevia. Mr. Douglas Macpherson, of Sarnia was the best man. Mrs. Macakenzie, the bride's mother was gowned in a dress of black and gold lace. Mrs. Crow, mother of the groom, was gowned in black. Following the wedding, the guests danced at the Riding club, and at supper time the announcement of the engagement of Miss Ruth Mackenzie to B. Douglas Macpherson was made. Immediately after the ceremeony Mr. and Mrs. Crow left by motor for Detroit and from there will go west to Chicago for a brief honeymoon. They will reside in Walkerville. The bride chose for traveling a dress of jungle green georgett, a coat trimmed with nutria and hat to match. Out of town guests were Mrs. R.A. Crow and Miss Crow of Chatham, Mrs. R.S. Donald, Mrs. Ralph King, Miss E.D. Gordon of Toronto, Mrs. Steward Mackenzie, Miss Eleanor Mackenzie, of Pittsburg, Misses Margaret and Jean Mackenzie, of Detroit, Miss Hope Mackenzie, of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. L.T. Constable of Hamilton, Mr. Malcolm Mackenzie, of Detroit, and Mr. James Mackenzie, of Montreal." (Sarnia Observer, Dec 13, 1926)

Lewis' Obituary

"CROW-- Lewis, 82 years, in hospital, Mar 31 1980. Late of Riverside Dr. E. Predeceased by his wife Catherine (March 10, 1980). Dear father of Charles and Peter, Windsor; 2 grandchildren; brother of Mrs. Forth Groves (Annie), Lakeworth, Fla. Resting at the Anderson Funeral Home, 895 Ouellette Ave. Funeral service Wed., April 2 1980 at 1 p.m. Rev. William Lawson D.D. officiating. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia, Ont. Complete service in Funeral Home. Committal at a later date in Sarnia."

Catherine's Obituary

"CROW-- Catherine R., late of Riverside Dr. E. on March 10 1980 at Amherstburg. Mrs. Crow was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lady Beck Chapter, I.O.D.E., member of the board of The Essex County Sanitorium, and a former member of the May Court Club. Beloved wife of Lewis. Dearest mother of Charles and Peter, of Windsor, survived by 2 grandchildren. Dear sister of James Mackenzie, Robert Mackenzie of Hamilton, Mrs. L.T. Constable (Agnes), of Sarnia; Mrs. E. Howard (Edith), Hamilton; and Mrs. R.B. Burrowes (Susan), Sarnia. Resting at the Anderson Funeral Home, 895 Ouellette Ave. Funeral services Thurs. March 13, at 11 a.m. Rev. William Lawson officiating. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia at a later date."


-- JenniferBay - 16 Feb 2006
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