Willis Lee Crawford

7 November 1918–22 March 1996 (Age 77)
Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Willis Lee

When Willis Lee Crawford was born on 7 November 1918, in Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Dola Crawford, was 23 and his mother, Mary Burns, was 17. He died on 22 March 1996, in Darkesville, Berkeley, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Dola Crawford
1895–1961
Mary Burns
1901–1980
Willis Lee Crawford
1918–1996

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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