Martha Narcissa Crawford

28 April 1840–10 October 1926 (Age 86)
Texas, United States

The Life of Martha Narcissa

When Martha Narcissa Crawford was born on 28 April 1840, in Texas, United States, her father, Thomas Crawford, was 34 and her mother, Martha Reynolds, was 27. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Francis Marion George. She lived in Angelina, Texas, United States in 1850 and Justice Precinct 3, Erath, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 10 October 1926, in Erath, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Clairette, Erath, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion George
1840–
Martha Narcissa Crawford
1840–1926
Andrew Jackson George
1868–
Mary Adeline George
1868–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Andrew Jackson George

    Male1868–Male

    Mary Adeline George

    Female1868–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Crawford

    Male1806–1878Male

    Martha Reynolds

    Female1813–1883Female

siblings

(13)

    John H Crawford

    Male1832–1834Male

    Nancy Jane Crawford

    Female1834–1856Female

    William Franklin Crawford

    Male1835–1878Male

    Mary Elizabeth Crawford

    Female1838–1914Female

    Female1840–1926Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 4

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Narcissa Crawford in household of Thomas Crawford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Narsissus Banks in household of J R Banks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Narcis Burks in household of John R Burks, "United States Census, 1900"

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