Critten family history and a few of Maurice’s poems
Genealogy of the Critten family
Isaac Critten and his wife came to Missouri in the 1860s and home steaded a 160 acre farm in Daviess County, Missouri. He came in a covered wagon when Maurice’s grandfather was a teenager and later he was in the Civil War.
Isaac and Mary had 13 children. They came to Missouri from Ohio. James (Maurice’s