James L Crawford

Brief Life History of James L

When James L Crawford was born on 21 October 1849, in Ohio, United States, his father, David Crawford, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Miller, was 39. He had at least 2 sons with Maria Alfretta Curtis. He lived in Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 15 July 1924, in Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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James L Crawford
Maria Alfretta Curtis
Silas Edgar Crawford
Charles Vern Crawford

Sources (9)

  • Jay Crawford in household of David Crawford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James L. Crawford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • J L Crawford in entry for Silas Edgar Crawford, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Historical Boundaries: 1869: Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

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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