Olive T. Crawford

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  • Team Work Volume III no. 6 - Smith - June 1924

Crawford, Olive T. of Hartford, Conn., who with her husband had been a missionary at Trebizond, Asia Minor, since 1879, died of typhus in the city in April, 1923. Her husband, the Rev. Lindon S. Crawford, died there on September 26, 1918. Mrs. Crawford had been in charge of work for the Near East Relief in Trebizond for several months prior to her death. She contracted the disease from which she died while helping Greek and Armenian refugees from the interior of Turkey who were awaiting transportation to Greece and other regions of safety.

(Source: Team Work Volume III no. 6 – Smith – June 1924)