Melvin Laverne Crawford

1905–1985 (Age 79)
Carnarvon Township, Manitoulin, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Melvin Laverne

When Melvin Laverne Crawford was born on 26 February 1905, in Carnarvon Township, Manitoulin, Ontario, Canada, his father, Malcolm Crawford, was 35 and his mother, Harriet Louise Aelick, was 24. He lived in Algoma, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in 1985, at the age of 80, and was buried in Manitoulin Island, Gordon, Manitoulin, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Malcolm Crawford
1870–1943
Harriet Louise Aelick
1881–1956
Margery Crawford
1900–1973
Albert Crawford
1912–1994
Myrtle Crawford
1915–1994
A. I. Crawford
1917–1994
Benson A. Crawford
1901–1966
Ross Earl Crawford
1903–1980
Carl Crawford
1904–1994
Melvin Laverne Crawford
1905–1985
Sadie Levina Crawford
1906–1977
Leonard Arthur Crawford
1908–2005
Lydia Crawford
1910–2005
Albert Wilford CRAWFORD
1912–1974
Lloyd Crawford
1913–1980
Gary Wallace Crawford
1919–1994
Frederick CRAWFORD
1921–1979

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World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 1

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 29

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 38

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Melvin Lavurn Crawford, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Crawford in household of Malcolm Crawford, "Canada Census, 1911"

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