CRENSHAW, Lucy

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Last Name
 
CRENSHAW
Given Names
 
Lucy
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
1/1/1925
Age at Death
 
53
Place of Birth
 
Mississippi*
Residence (US)
 
San Francisco, California
Residence (JT)
 
Cottage 34
Residence (JT) Abbreviated
 
C34
Religion
 
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Information on __Source of Death
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Body Identification Number
 
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
Clerk typist (Maaga)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Government Income
 
Entry in Guyana
 
2/15/1978
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
Administrative Triumvarite staff (Jonestown photo, 7/12/1978)
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Eddie James Hallmon aka Eddie James Crenshaw, Tiquan Ramon Hallmon (grandchild); Joyce Marie Brown aka Joyce Polk (niece)*
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Family Tree
 
Discrepancies
 
FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78) says birthyear is 1928; passport DOB aboveFBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78) says birthplace is Memphis,Tennessee; passport birthplace above; Randolph list says Joyce Marie Brown is granddaughter; Maaga list says JMB is daughter
Remembrances
 
“Lucy Crenshaw was the mother of Eddie Hallmon, aka Eddie Crenshaw, a momentous man whose dignity and weight were felt by all who met his level gaze and saw the integrity, honesty and courage in his eyes. Lucy was not so imposing, but her wisdom must have been highly valued, as she served on the Administrative Triumvirate staff. Lucy's son, Eddie, his wife, Francine, their daughter Tiquan, and another young lady named Joyce Brown (see Group Photos album, kitchen crew) who was either Lucy's niece, or her daughter, or her granddaughter (depending on which record is used) are all in the book. The mysterious Joyce Brown, soon to be profiled in a book "And Then They Were Gone" about the SF High Schoolers who attended Opportunity High School where Joyce was a poet. Joyce looks a lot like Lucy. RIP, matriarch of our quintessial ones, and mother to all, Lucy Crenshaw. Never forgotten. ” - Kathryn Barbour