Museum the New Llano Colony

Isibell Crawford

Birth: Born around 1860 in Wisconsin.  

Family Information: Wife of John C. Crawford.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: In December 1920 she and Mrs. Geo. Matz were in charge of the Xmas dinner at the hotel, and with their corps of assistants, were expected to be produce a most delicious spread. The newspaper stated, "Each of these ladies are au-faits in the culinary art, so we'll say no more till next week."

In April 1922 she was the manager of the hotel and was agreeably surprised when Comrade Matz installed the new refrigerator he'd built for the hotel kitchen.  

Other Info: In April 1920 she and her husband left the colony for an extended visit to their son in North Dakota.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: US Census: 1920; "Vernon Parish Democrat": April 24, 1920, December 23, 1920; "Llano Colonist": April 8, 1922  


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