Born in Indiana on May 5, 1855. By 1920 Crabill had settled in Los Angeles where he worked as a house painter while painting fine art in his leisure. He died there on Dec. 11, 1945.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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