Orville Crawford

February 1894–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Orville

When Orville Crawford was born in February 1894, in Illinois, United States, his father, Ammon Posy Franklin Crawford, was 36 and his mother, Fannie Porter, was 38. He lived in Venice, Venice Township, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died in Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ammon Posy Franklin Crawford
1857–1923
Fannie Porter
1856–1922
Charles Finley Crawford
1881–1957
Frank B. Crawford
1882–1928
Edna Crawford
1891–
Orville Crawford
1894–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 31

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crāwe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’.2 English: variant of Crowfoot ( see Crofoot ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Orval Crawford in household of A F Crawford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Orvil Crawford in household of Ammon Crawford, "United States Census, 1900"

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