John Crawford

4 March 1732–
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Crawford was born on 4 March 1732, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Crawford, was 30 and his mother, Janet Paton, was 26.

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Family Time Line

James Crawford
1701–
Janet Paton
1705–
Janet Crawford
1728–
Isobel Crawford
1730–
John Crawford
1732–
James Crawford
1734–
Christian Crawford
1735–
James Crawford
1737–1804
Jean Crawford
1739–
Margaret Crawford
1744–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1701–Male

    Janet Paton

    Female1705–Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 70

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 83

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 91

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scots: Craw, a crow, chough, jackdaw, and ford, a ford, meaning a crow-ford, a ford crossed by crows

Sources (1)

  • John Crawfoord, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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