Martha Clarissa Crawford

Female12 February 1879–6 May 1950

Brief Life History of Martha Clarissa

When Martha Clarissa Crawford was born on 12 February 1879, in Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Bruce Langford Crawford, was 29 and her mother, Anna McNary, was 30. She married William Alexander Lockhart on 2 December 1901, in Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Houston, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 May 1950, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in McDonald, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Lockhart
1845–1938
Martha Clarissa Crawford
1879–1950
Marriage: 2 December 1901
Wilhelmina Caroline Lockhart
1902–1978
Violet Elizabeth Lockhart
1904–1994
George Edwin Lockhart
1910–1952

Sources (13)

  • Caroline Lockhart in household of William A Lockhart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha C. Crawford, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Martha Crawford Lockhart, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1901Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 3

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 19

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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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