Robert Glenn Crawford

Male28 November 1891–27 April 1966

Brief Life History of Robert Glenn

When Robert Glenn Crawford was born on 28 November 1891, in Ulysses, Butler, Nebraska, United States, his father, Melville Edgar Crawford, was 30 and his mother, Ellen Ward, was 23. He married Ida Mae Disney on 1 March 1916, in Garrison, Butler, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Union Township, Butler, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 April 1966, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Raymond, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Glenn Crawford
1891–1966
Ida Mae Disney
1897–1983
Marriage: 1 March 1916
Melville Ray Crawford
1919–1986
Dale Leroy Crawford
1924–1995

Sources (30)

  • Glen Crawford in household of John L Harrison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999
  • Robert Glenn Crawford, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1916Garrison, Butler, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 7

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 21

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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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