Samuel Crawford

1894–1974 (Age 80)
Athens, Clarke, Georgia, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Crawford was born in 1894, in Athens, Clarke, Georgia, United States, his father, James Crawford, was 22 and his mother, Landora Crawford, was 21. He married Rose Mae Thorpe in 1929, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in District 1140, Early, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Urquhart, Early, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died in 1974, in Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80.

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Samuel Crawford
Rose Mae Thorpe
Marriage: 1929
Julia Crawford
Clarence Crawford
George Crawford
Clifford Crawford

Spouse and Children

Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Crofford in household of Jim Crofford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Crawford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel Crawford, "United States Census, 1940"

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