Elbert Monroe Crawford

Male7 November 1867–2 October 1917

Brief Life History of Elbert Monroe

When Elbert Monroe Crawford was born on 7 November 1867, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, his father, John C. Crawford, was 23 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Crawford, was 27. He married Eliza Tovey on 29 November 1905, in San Rafael, Marin, California, United States. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States in 1900. He died on 2 October 1917, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Elbert Monroe Crawford
Eliza Tovey
Marriage: 29 November 1905

Sources (11)

  • Elbert M Crawford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • E. M. Crawford, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Elbert Monroe Crawford in entry for Eliza Tovey Crawford, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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  • Marriage
    29 November 1905San Rafael, Marin, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 2

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 14

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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