George Crawford

Brief Life History of George

When George Crawford was born about 1784, in Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Crawford, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Eastgate, was 30. He married Susannah Foreman on 8 July 1808, in Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter.

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George Crawford
Susannah Foreman
Marriage: 8 July 1808
Forman Crawford
Henry Crawford
Mary Crawford
Richard Crawford
Jesse Crawford
Reuben Crawford
George Crawford

Sources (32)

  • George Crawford, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Crawford, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • George Crawford, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

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’.

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

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