Rachel Crawford

2 July 1837–23 August 1909 (Age 72)
Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Crawford was born on 2 July 1837, in Greene, Ohio, United States, her father, John Adams Crawford, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Agnes Miller, was 38. She married George Timmons on 25 September 1859, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ross Township, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 23 August 1909, in Waynesfield, Wayne Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Willow Branch Cemetery, Waynesfield, Wayne Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Timmons
Rachel Crawford
Marriage: 25 September 1859
Thomas J Timmons
James David Timmons
Jacob D Timmons
George W Timmons
Sarah M Timmons
Minnie Estella Timmons

Spouse and Children

25 September 1859
Auglaize, Ohio, United States


    Thomas J Timmons


    James David Timmons


    Jacob D Timmons


    George W Timmons



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 23

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.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crāwe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’.2 English: variant of Crowfoot ( see Crofoot ).

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Crawford in household of John A Crawford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Timmons in household of George W Timmons, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rachel Timmons in household of George Timmons, "United States Census, 1900"

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