Nathaniel Bedford Crawford

Brief Life History of Nathaniel Bedford

When Nathaniel Bedford Crawford was born in 1841, in Georgia, United States, his father, Thomas Crawford III, was 33 and his mother, Martha Alston Banks, was 38. He lived in Greene, Georgia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Crawford III
1808–1881
Martha Alston Banks
1803–1867
James Thomas Crawford
1830–1894
Josias Hinton Crawford
1832–1911
Martha Elizabeth Crawford
1834–
Nathaniel Bedford Crawford
1841–
Harriet Yancey Crawford
1847–1924
Charity Ann Crawford
1848–1925

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  • Nathaniel Crawford in household of Thomas Crawford, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1846

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

1861

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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