Harold Lovejoy Crawford

3 August 1899–8 November 1948 (Age 49)
Wakonda, Clay, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Harold Lovejoy

When Harold Lovejoy Crawford was born on 3 August 1899, in Wakonda, Clay, South Dakota, United States, his father, Elmer Taylor Crawford, was 33 and his mother, Josephine A "Josie" Lovejoy, was 23. He married Beatrice Martha Fairfield on 4 August 1920, in Clay, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 November 1948, in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States.

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Harold Lovejoy Crawford
Beatrice Martha Fairfield
Marriage: 4 August 1920
Claire Leola Crawford
Jack Fairfield Crawford

Spouse and Children

4 August 1920
Clay, South Dakota, United States


    Claire Leola Crawford


    Jack Fairfield Crawford


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Age 1

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Crawford, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • Harold Crawford in household of Wellington Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold L Crawford, "South Dakota State Census, 1905"

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