Colonel James Crawford

1787–11 May 1855 (Age 68)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of James

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 Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, Virginia, United States.

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Colonel James Crawford
Mary Tate Stribling
Marriage: 14 January 1813
Francis George Crawford
Eramasmus Stribling Crawford
Magnus William Crawford
James Samuel Crawford
Mary Tate Crawford

Spouse and Children

14 January 1813
Frederick, Virginia, United States


    Francis George Crawford


    Eramasmus Stribling Crawford


    Magnus William Crawford


    James Samuel Crawford


    Mary Tate Crawford


Parents and Siblings


    Florence Henderson




World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 1

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crāwe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’.2 English: variant of Crowfoot ( see Crofoot ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James Crawford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jas Crawford in entry for Margaret Crawford, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"
  • James Crawford, "Find A Grave Index"

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