When Mary Crawford was born on 7 August 1825, in Ohio, United States, her father, Harison Crawford, was 21 and her mother, Maribah Rogers, was 23. She married Bethuel M Merris on 5 July 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Greenbush Township, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Holeman Cemetery, Greenbush Township, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 24 December 1898, in Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Warren, Illinois, United States.
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’.