Opal Iva Crawford

22 December 1923–29 October 2011 (Age 87)
East Fairview, McKenzie, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Opal Iva

When Opal Iva Crawford was born on 22 December 1923, in East Fairview, McKenzie, North Dakota, United States, her father, Charles Albert Crawford, was 29 and her mother, Lottie May France, was 22. She had at least 1 son with John Frank Latka. She lived in Richland, Montana, United States for about 5 years and Dawson, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 2011, in Glendive, Dawson, Montana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Dawson Memorial Cemetery, Glendive, Dawson, Montana, United States.

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John Frank Latka
Opal Iva Crawford
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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 10

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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  • Opal I Crawford in household of Charles A Crawford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Opal I Crawford in household of Charles A Crawford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Opal Iva Latka, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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