Rutherford Bayard Crawford  11576
- Born: 27 Mar 1877, Miles, Jackson County, Iowa, USA
- Marriage: Hattie Purl Kline  on 21 Jun 1898 in Byron, Ogle County, Illinois, USA
- Died: Dec 1952, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA at age 75
Rutherford is a train dispatcher...live at 1124 Grand Avenue, St.Paul,MN...
per Jim Crawford...Rutherford is my grandfather...according to my mother, he went to homestead in South Dakota in the early 1900's near Cash, SD...my aunt, Ruth Crawford MacDonnell wrote an extensive, interesting account of the family's experiences there titled, "Song of the Meadowlark"...moved back to St. Paul, MN during WWI as Rutherford had formerly been a telegrapher for the Railroad and they needed people to perform those tasks during that time...he continued to work for the RR until he retired...
Rutherford married Hattie Purl Kline  [MRIN: 23432990] on 21 Jun 1898 in Byron, Ogle County, Illinois, USA. (Hattie Purl Kline  was born on 3 Jul 1879 in Byron, Ogle County, Illinois, USA and died on 13 Aug 1967 in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA.)