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
Martha Narcissa Crawford
Andrew Jackson George
Mary Adeline George

Spouse and Children



    Andrew Jackson George


    Mary Adeline George


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Crawford


    Martha Reynolds




    John H Crawford


    Nancy Jane Crawford


    William Franklin Crawford


    Mary Elizabeth Crawford



+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.

Age 6

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

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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