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Esther Stella Crawford

Esther Stella Crawford1 was born on 6 Feb 1905 in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.28

She was the child of Judson Foster Crawford and Josie Winifred Hammond.2

She lived in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States on 1 Jul 1905.9 Esther Crawford was listed in the household of J. F. Crawford as “Baby Crawford”, a three month old female.

Esther lived at 2nd Ward in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States on 28 Apr 1910.10 Esther Crawford was listed on the 1910 census as the daughter of J. F. Crawford. According to the census, Esther was 5 years old and born in Kansas.

She lived in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States on 1 Jul 1915.11 Ester Crawford was listed in the household of J. F. Crawford as a 9 year old female.

She lived at Avenue G in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States on 12 Jan 1920.12 Esther Crawford was listed on the 1920 census as the daughter of Judson F. Crawford. According to the census, Esther was 14 years old and born in Kansas.

In 1921, Esther was educated at Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.13

In 1922, she was educated at Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.14

In 1923, she was educated at Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.15

In 1924, Esther was educated at Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.16

She lived at 504 Ave G in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States in 1925.17 Ester Crawford was listed on the 1925 Kansas census in the household of J. F. Crawford. According to the census, Ester was 20 years old and born in Kansas.

In 1927, she was educated at Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.18

Esther accepted a position of operating nurse on 28 Jan 1929 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.19

She lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States on 8 Apr 1930.20 Esther Crawford was listed as a 25 year old roomer in the household of Mary Knode. According to the census, Esther was working as a nurse in the hospital.

On 30 Dec 1936, she lived in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States where she worked at Southern Methodist Hospital.2122

Esther enlisted in the U.S. Army on 1 Dec 1943.2324

She  served as a  between 1943 and 1945 .8,2529 Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps

She was discharged from the U.S. Army on 23 Dec 1945.2324

Esther lived at 808 Avenue G in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States in 1953.30

She lived at 808 Avenue G in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States in 1954.31

She lived at 808 Avenue G in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States in 1956.32

Esther lived at 808 Avenue G in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States in 1957.33

She lived in Taos, Taos, New Mexico, United States in 1971.34

She lived 1914 Central Ave Apt 405 in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States about 1980.3536

Esther died on 7 Jul 1987 at the age of 82 in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.4,78,3738

She was buried on 9 Jul 1987 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United States.68,39

ENDNOTES:

        1. Josie Hammond Crawford entry, 2 Aug 1950 Last Will and Testament, ; , . Hereinafter cited as Last Will and Testament Josie Crawford.

        2. Crawford, Judson F., Judson F. Crawford Family Bible (n.p.: , n.d.); Marcia Philbrick, Seneca, KS, photocopy in Crawford.Washington.Notebook

        3. “Judson Foster Crawford”, Gladys Crawford, compiler, The Crawford Family (n.p., Gladys Crawford, n.d.), (Doc. #: Crawford.KS.047)

        4. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010,” database, Ancestry, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online July 2017), Estehr Noll.

        5. Social Security Administration, “U.S. Social Security Death Index,” database, Ancestry, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online 7 December 2015), Esther Noll, 717-14-2160, before 1951.

        6. Find a Grave, database and images, Find a Grave (www.findagrave.com : viewed online August 2017), memorial for Esther Stella Crawford Noll (1905-1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. #110359985, created by Marcia Philbrick, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas; accompanying photograph by Bob Lawrence, Esther Stella Crawford Noll.

        7. Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, Seneca, Kansas, 2016. Funeral ‘In Memory’ Esther S. Noll. saved by Marcia Philbrick from funeral.

        8. Obituary of Mrs. Carl F. Nolll, Dodge City Daily Globe (Dodge City, Kansas), , July 1987, page 2, (Crawford.Judson.Notebook).

        9. 1905 Kansas State Census, Ford County, Kansas, Kansas State Census, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, page 42 Image 83 of 178, household 291, J F Crawford; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); Kansas State Historical Society

        10. 1910 U.S. Census, Ford County, Kansas, population schedule, Dodge City, Ford County, Kanass, ED 45, Sheet 3B Image 6 of 30, household 16, Crawford JF; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); NARA microfilm publication T624

        11. 1915 Kansas State Census, Ford County, Kansas, population schedule, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, page 2 Image 73 of 279, household 9, Crawford J F; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); Kansas State Historical Society

        12. 1920 U.S. Census, Ford County, Kansas, population schedule, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, ED 53, Sheet 7B Image 14 of 22, dwelling 161, Crawford Judson F; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017); NARA microfilm publication T625

        13. United States, School Yearbooks, 1880-2012, Dodge City High School, 1921; digital images, (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017).

        14. United States, School Yearbooks, 1880-2012, Dodge City High School, 1922; .

        15. United States, School Yearbooks, 1880-2012, Esther Crawford, 1923; .

        16. United States, School Yearbooks, 1880-2012, Esther Crawford, 1924; .

        17. 1925 Kansas Census, Ford County Kansas, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, page 14 Image 182 of 202, dwelling 3, Crawford J F; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017)

        18. United States, School Yearbooks, 1880-2012, Kansas State Teachers College, 1927; .

        19. Dodge City Daily Globe, 28 Jan 1929, Page 3, (Doc. #: Crawford.KS.048).

        20. 1930 U.S. Census, Tarrant County, Texas, population schedule, Ft. Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, enumeration district (ED) ED 220-11, Sheet 21, line 13, Esther Crawford; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online 12 September 2021).

        21. Letter from Eugene, Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. passed down to Marcia Philbrick by Winnie Crawford.

        22. Tucson City Directory 1936 (Tucson, AZ: Arizona DirectoryCo., 1936), page 197, Crawford; digital image, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online November 2017).

        23. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010,” database Esther Noll.

        24. Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. Army of the United States, Esther S. Crawford Separation Qualification Record. Image shared by Esther Benesch, niece of Esther Crawford.

        25. Military Identification, Esther S. Crawford, 2nd Lt; Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. War Department, the Adjutant General’s Office. passed down to Marcia Philbrick by Winnie Crawford.

        26. Leave Record, Crawford, Esther N-789748; Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. passed down to Marcia Philbrick by Winnie Crawford.

        27. Immunization Register, Crawford, Esther S. N789748; Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. passed down to Marcia Philbrick by Winnie Crawford.

        28. Military Record and Report of Separation Certificate of Service, Esther S. Crawford N 789 748; Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. dated 31 Dec 1945. passed down to Marcia Philbrick by Winnie Crawford.

        29. Army of the United States Certificate of Service, Esther S. Crawford N 789 748 1st Lieutenant 185th General Hospital; Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. passed down to Marcia Philbrick by Winnie Crawford.

        30. Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961, Esther Noll, 1953; database with images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online 12 September 2021). Original Source: Kansas State Board of Agriculture.

        31. Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961, Ester Noll, 1954; .

        32. Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961, Esther Noll, 1956; .

        33. Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961, Esther Noll, 1957; .

        34. “Horton,” El Paso Times (El Paso, Texas), 3 November 1971, page 19; digital image, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online October 2019).

        35. “Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings”, database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : online 7 December 2015), Esther S. Noll; citing “U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2 (N.p.:n.p.n.d.).”

        36. Voter Registration Lists Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records and other Household Database Listings, “U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2,” index, Ancestry, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed online September 2017), Esther S Noll.

        37. Social Security Administration, “U.S. Social Security Death Index”, database, Ancestry.com, Esther Noll, 717-14-2160, 1951.

        38. Ancestry Database, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

        39. BillionGraves, digital images of tombstone, BillionGraves (billiongraves.com : viewed online July 2017), memorial for Esther S Noll (1905-1987), BillionGraves created by mcphilbrick, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas; accompanying photograph by mcphilbrick, Esther S. Noll.