Joel Crunk1

#10858, (circa 1858 - 10 February 1889)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of William David Lewis
Father*David S Crunk1 (c 1824 - b 1880)
Mother*Amanda Jane Utley1 (c 1827 - b 1863)


Elizabeth M Barnett b. c 1860
Children 1.Laura M Crunk6 (1884 - )
 2.Myrtle Crunk+7 (1886 - 1978)
Joel Crunk was also known as Joseph.2 
Birth*circa 1858He was born circa 1858 at Posey Co., IndianaG.1 
11 June 1860He appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 in the household of David S Crunk and Amanda Jane Utley at Lynn Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, age 2; (neis. Thomas and Martha Downey; Carrol and Sarah Utley.)1 
6 August 1870He appeared on the census of 6 August 1870 in the household of David S Crunk and Elizabeth Utley at Eldorado P.O., Twp. 7 Range 7 E, Saline Co., IllinoisG, as Joseph, age 12.2 
Marriage*29 May 1879He married Elizabeth M Barnett, daughter of Jacob D Barnett and Melvina Wright, on 29 May 1879 at Gallatin Co., IllinoisG.3 
23 June 1880He and Elizabeth M Barnett appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 at New Market Prec., Gallatin Co., IllinoisG; (neis. J M (35) and Irena (35) Crunk, fam. 260; Elizabeth Crunk (47, wid.), fam. 255.)4 
Death*10 February 1889He died on 10 February 1889 at Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IndianaG.5 


  1. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. David S (36), farming, b. IN; Amanda J (33), b. IN.
  2. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. David (45), farmer, b. IN; Elizabeth (37), keeping house, b. IN.
  3. [S1516] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online, Lizzie M Barnett and Joel H Crunk, marr. Gallatin Co. IL 29 May 1879.
  4. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. J H (22), b. and parents b. IN; L M (19), b. and parents b. IN.
  5. [S362] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 [database], online, Joel H Crunk, d. Evansville IN 4 Feb 1889, age 31; citing WPA Book CH-4A, p. 62, and Book CSS-2, p. 113.
  6. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online, Laura M Crunk, dau. of Joel Crunk and Lizzie Barnett, age 20; and Thompson Lawrence, son of Isaac Lawrence and Orila Lewis, age 25; marr. Posey Co., 7 Sep 1902. Citing Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcript 1, W. P. A. Original Record Book H-2, p. 175.
  7. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, Death cert. of Mary Myrtle Thomas, dau. of Joel H Crunk and Elizabeth Barrett, 1978, q.v, online