Matilda Crawford

10 September 1826–14 June 1897 (Age 70)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Crawford was born on 10 September 1826, in Ohio, United States, her father, John Crawford, was 39 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bower, was 43. She married John Burns on 14 April 1846, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. She lived in Saint Clair Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died on 14 June 1897, at the age of 70, and was buried in Clarkson, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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John Burns
Matilda Crawford
Marriage: 14 April 1846

Spouse and Children

    John Burns



14 April 1846
Columbiana, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Samuel Crawford



    Joseph Crawford


    John Crawford


    Edward B Crawford


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 10

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 20

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

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)

  • Matilda Burns in household of John Burns, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matilda Burns in household of Jno Crawford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Matilda Burns in household of John Burns, "United States Census, 1880"

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