Jefferson Newton Crofford

February 1886–10 August 1961 (Age 75)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Jefferson Newton

When Jefferson Newton Crofford was born in February 1886, in Georgia, United States, his father, Jefferson L. Crofford, was 26 and his mother, Martha E Lovvorn, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with Georgie Lee Treadwell. He lived in District 1310, Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 1111, Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 10 August 1961, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Carroll, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Newton Crofford
1886–1961
Georgie Lee Treadwell
1886–1968
LOY HAROLD CRAWFORD
1906–1977
Lois Ora Crawford
1908–1996
EULA MAE CRAWFORD
1911–1973
ELSIE LEIGH CRAWFORD
1913–2011
Howard Steve Crawford
1915–1988
Mildred Norma Crawford
1918–2003
Emma Lou Crawford
1921–
Dorothy Nell Crawford
1923–1965
Claris CRAWFORD
1925–2015

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 7

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Croford in Somerset. However, the surname is associated more with Suffolk than Somerset, and a different source, now lost, may be involved.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nute J Crafford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Newt J Crafford in household of Jeff Crafford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Newton Crawford, "United States Census, 1940"

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