Harry Talbert Crawford Sr.
(1907-1979)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Margaret Lillian Beeker

Harry Talbert Crawford Sr. 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 13 Jan 1907, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 3
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Lillian Beeker in Oct 1925 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 1
  • Died: 24 Aug 1979, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD at age 72 5

   FamilySearch ID: GQSF-P1T.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Marriage Licenses: CRAWFORD-BEEKER - Harry T., 18, 3604 Hickory avenue; Margaret L., 18., 27 Oct 1925, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 1

2. Residence: 3604 Hickory Avenue, Baltimore, MD on 27 Oct 1925 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 1

3. Census in 1930 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 6 The 1930 census recorded renting at 2920 Keswick Rd. in Baltimore: Harry Crawford, attendant at filling station, 23, living with wife Margaret, 21; Harry, 4; and Ruth, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Maryland. Harry was married at age 18 and Margaret at 16.

4. Census in 1940 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 7 The 1940 census recorded renting at 3437 Chestnut Avenue: Harry Crawford, filling station attendant, 32, living with wife Margaret, spinner in cotton mill, 31; son Harry, 14; daughter Eileen 12; and Margaret's brothers, both printers in a printing company: Harvey Beeker, 28, and Wilbur Beeker, 21. They lived in the same place in 1935. Everyone was born in Maryland.

5. Occupation: Lord Baltimore Filling Station Inc., Baltimore & Holiday Streets, Baltimore, MD on 16 Oct 1940 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 3

6. He was described as 5'2" 143 lbs. Brown eyes gray hair ruddy complexion on 16 Oct 1940 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 3

7. Residence: 3103 Chestnut Ave., Baltimore, MD on 16 Oct 1940 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 3

8. Census in 1950 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 8 The 1950 census recorded Harvey Beeker, no ocucpation, widowed, 63, and Harvey Beeker Jr., chauffeur for truck co., marital status "separated", 38, as "lodgers" at 3103 Chestnut Street in the home Harry Crawford, railroad conductor, 43, and his wife Margaret I., 41 (Harvey Sr.'s daughter). Everyone was born in Maryland.

9. Obituary: Evening Sun: obituary of Harry T. Crawford Sr. On 27 Aug 1979 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 5 CRAWFORD
On August 24, 1979, HARRY T., SR., beloved husband of the late Mary Butler Crawford, devoted father of Harry T. Crawford, Jr., and the late Ilene (Sis) Neighoff. Also survived by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Former husband of Margaret L. Crawford. Services at the A. Alan Seitz Funeral Home, 3818 Roland avenue, on Tuesday at 10 A.M. Friends may call on Sunday and Monday, 7 to 9 P.M. Those desiring may make contributions to The Heart Fund.

CRAWFORD
United Transportation Union, Local No. 454, announce with deep regret the death of our beloved Member Harry T. Crawford.


Harry married Margaret Lillian Beeker, daughter of Harvey Pleasant Beeker Sr. and Ida Sener, in Oct 1925 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.1 (Margaret Lillian Beeker was born on 14 Nov 1908 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD,9 died on 8 Aug 2000 in Fenwick Island, Sussex, DE, USA 9 10 and was buried on 11 Aug 2000 in Freeland: Middletown Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, USA 9.)


Sources


1 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 27 Oct 1925, page 25. Marriage License Harry Crawford - Margaret Beeker.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 214225545 Harry Talbert Crawford, b. 24 May 1926, father Harry T. Crawford, mother Margaret L. Beeker.

3 FamilySearch.org, Maryland, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29H-K4NZ Harry Talbert Crawford, 16 Oct 1940.

4 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 6 Jun 2005, page B6, obituary of Charles Wibur Beeker.

5 The Evening Sun (Baltimore, MD), 27 Aug 1979, page 35. Obituary of Harry T. Crawford Sr.

6 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3WK-LJ9 Harry Crawford, Baltimore (Districts 1-250), Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 193, sheet 23A, line 11, family 332.

7 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7XH-8GY Harry Crawford, Ward 13, Baltimore City, Baltimore City, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 4-345, sheet 6A, line 29, family 40.

8 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F96-7T5B Harvey Beeker Sr. and Harvey Beeker Jr. Baltimore MD.

9 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/96957002.

10 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 9 Aug 2000, page 27. Obituary of Margaret Beeker Crawford.



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