Ila Mae Moore was born on June 8, 1910, at her parents house on Grizzley Gulch, near Woody, Kern County, California. She was the last of the eight child of George Henry Moore and Laura Zania "Frazier" Moore. Ila's seven siblings were: Henry George (born 1890), Dell Dewy (born 1894), John Shelley (born 1886), Charles Joseph (born 1901), Violet Pearl (born 1903), Byron Ray (born 1905), and Gladys Laura (born 1908). With the exception of her oldest brother Henry George, Ila and her six older siblings were born in their parents ranch house on Grizzly Gulch.
Ila married Gilbert A. Snyder about 1928. Ila and Gilbert had one child: Gilbert Irving Snyder (commonly known as Irving) was born in 1929. Ila later divorce Gilbert and married Samuel Graham Crawford II (commonly known as "Sam") about 1932. Ila and Sam had two children: Joan Kay (born 1933) and Samuel Graham III (commonly know as "Corky") born in 1946.
Ila was ninety years old when she passed away in the Kern Valley Hospital in Lake Isabella, on September 8, 2000. She is buried next to her husband Same, her husband of sixty-seven years, in the Blue Mountain Cemetery in Woody.
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