Mary Crawford

Female18 June 1763–9 December 1862

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Crawford was born on 18 June 1763, in Mid Calder, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Crawford, was 33 and her mother, Janet Lawder, was 29. She married James Paterson on 18 June 1780, in Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 December 1862, in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

James Paterson
Mary Crawford
Marriage: 18 June 1780
James Paterson
Janet Paterson
Mary Paterson
Alexander Paterson
Robert Purdie Paterson
George Paterson
Agnes Paterson
Margaret Paterson
Agnes Paterson

Sources (5)

  • Mary Crawford, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Crawfoord, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1780Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

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

    Age 39

    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.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 48

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.


    Age 52

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

    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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