When Colonel James Crawford was born in 1787, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, George Crawford, was 39 and his mother, Florence Henderson, was 37. He married Mary Tate Stribling on 14 January 1813, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 11 May 1855, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, Virginia, United States.
Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places called Crawford, primarily the one in Lanarkshire (Scotland), and possibly also from the one in Lancashire. Both are named in Old English with crāwe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’.
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