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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Robert Crawford
Celia Senith Chance
Marriage: 25 October 1815
John Lane Crawford
Nancy A Crawford
Elizabeth J. “Betsy” Crawford
Dr James Andrew Jackson Crawford
Mary Ann Crawford
Caroline Nancy Crawford
Palatiah Crawford
Sarah Angelina Crawford
Philip Brown Crawford

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.


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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