Ida L Crawford

FemaleJuly 1886–

Brief Life History of Ida L

Ida L Crawford was born in July 1886, in Mississippi, United States as the daughter of John Crawford and Elizabeth Whitworth. She married John Alex Gordon on 8 December 1900, in Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 3, Quitman, Mississippi, United States in 1930.

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John Alex Gordon
Ida L Crawford
Marriage: 8 December 1900
Clemie Gordon
John Albert Gordon
Sadie Gordon
Robert Noah Gordon
Ruby Beatrice Gordon
Marie Gordon
Nannie Jane Gordon
Raymond Gordon

Sources (5)

  • Ida L Crawford in household of John Crawford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Miss Ida Crawford in entry for Mr Alex Gorden, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Ida Gordon in household of John A Gordon, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1900Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

    Age 21

    When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.


    Age 31

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places called Crawford, primarily the one in Lanarkshire (Scotland), and possibly also from the one in Lancashire. Both are named in Old English with crāwe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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