Robert Crawford

Brief Life History of Robert

Robert Crawford was born in 1797 as the son of John Crawford and Maria Johnston. He married Serry Cagle on 25 October 1815, in Amite, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Copiah, Mississippi, United States in 1830. He died in 1845, in Republic of Georgia, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Robert Crawford
1797–1845
Celia Senith Chance
1796–1845
Marriage: 25 October 1815
John Lane Crawford
1812–1882
Nancy A Crawford
1816–1883
Elizabeth J. “Betsy” Crawford
1818–1880
Dr James Andrew Jackson Crawford
1819–1899
Mary Ann Crawford
1823–1865
Caroline Nancy Crawford
1828–1894
Palatiah Crawford
1830–1865
Sarah Angelina Crawford
1834–1904
Philip Brown Crawford
1841–1874

Sources (3)

  • Robert Crawford, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Robert Crawford, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Robert Crawford, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"

World Events (7)

1798 · Mississippi is Organized as an American Territory

The �Mississippi territory existed from April 7, 1798, to December 10, 1817, when the western half became the state of Mississippi and the eastern half became Alabama Territory. The territory was given up by Spain through the Treaty of Madrid.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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