Lovell Telford

1899–1990 (Age 90)
Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lovell

When Lovell Telford was born on 30 July 1899, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States, her father, Hiram Edgar Telford, was 23 and her mother, Josephine Howard, was 22. She married Walter Howard Crane on 30 December 1917, in Marion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 February 1990, at the age of 90.

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Lovell Telford
Walter Howard Crane
Marriage: 30 December 1917
Dorris E Crane
Lyle E Crane
Theodell Crane

Spouse & Children

30 December 1917
Marion, Illinois, United States


  • Dorris E Crane


  • Lyle E Crane


  • Theodell Crane


Parents & Siblings

  • Hiram Edgar Telford


  • Female1877–1954Female



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): not, as its form would imply, a habitational name, even though there is a place in Shropshire so called, but a variant of Telfer , assimilated to the pattern of habitational names in -ford. The Shropshire place is a new town, named after the celebrated Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford ( 1757–1834 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lovell Crain in household of Walter Crain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lovell Crane in household of Walter Crane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lovell Crane in household of Walter Crane, "United States Census, 1920"

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