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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Malcolm Crawford
Harriet Louise Aelick
Margery Crawford
Albert Crawford
Myrtle Crawford
A. I. Crawford
Benson A. Crawford
Ross Earl Crawford
Carl Crawford
Melvin Laverne Crawford
Sadie Levina Crawford
Leonard Arthur Crawford
Lydia Crawford
Albert Wilford CRAWFORD
Lloyd Crawford
Gary Wallace Crawford
Frederick CRAWFORD

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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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