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CRAWFORD, William 1853 - 1916


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 5/25/2021 at 21:22:53

"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Monday, March 27, 1916
Page 2, Column 2


...--Mrs. C. C. Conner of Ottumwa, John CRAWFORD, of Stockport, and Fred CRAWFORD of Alliance, Neb., were called here to attend the funeral of Wm. CRAWFORD.

(same publication and page, but Column 3 -- )


The funeral services for William CRAWFORD of Alliance, Neb., were held this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the home of his sister, Mrs. H. V. DOWNS, on South Main street in charge of Rev. Mosser, and the remains were laid to rest in Evergreen cemetery. He had been in very poor health for some time and passed away yesterday morning at 2 o'clock.

Mr. CRAWFORD was born in Jefferson county, Iowa, May 8, 1853. His boyhood days was (sic) spent of a farm three and a half miles south of Fairfield. Early in life he united with the Methodist church and has remained a faithful member ever since. He attended school at Birmingham, Iowa, and Valparaso (sic), Ind., and taught school for some years in Jefferson county, Iowa, and for some years was an instructor in the school for boys at Eldora, Iowa. He afterwards moved to Plattsmouth, Neb., and afterwards to Alliance, Nebraska where he resided on a ranch. There remains to mourn his loss one son, Fred, of Alliance, Neb., one son, Paul of Canada, one son-in-law, Clyde JOHNSON of Chicago, Ill., his daughter having died two years ago in Chicago.


"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Tuesday, April 4, 1916
Page 5, Column 4

... John CRAWFORD attended the funeral of his brother, William CRAWFORD, at Fairfield Monday. ...

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Note: Buried in Lot 2nd.180. Wife Lena V. CARTER CRAWFORD died in 1941 and is buried in Alliance, NE.


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