The Crawford Family

Anna (Crawford) Atwood

Birth: 1858/9, in Wisconsin, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Married: Myron H. Atwood in 1883/4

Children:
Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1900: 652 East Gorhum Street, Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin
1905: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin

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Bertha Crawford

Birth: 1870/1, in Wisconsin, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Census:
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin

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Ellen Crawford

Birth: 1860/1, in Wisconsin, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Occupation: Teacher

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1900: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin
1905: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin

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Estend Crawford

Birth: 1870, in Wisconsin, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin

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Fannie M. Crawford

Birth: 28 May 1865, in Green county, Wisconsin, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Occupation: Teacher

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1900: 652 East Gorhum Street, Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin
1905: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin

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John Crawford

Birth: 1820, in county Cavan, Ireland

Father: Walter Crawford, a merchant of Arvagh, county Cavan, Ireland

Married: Frances Moore on 11 August 1854, in New York, New York, United States

Children:
Occupation: Dry goods and millinery merchant; Farmer.
As a boy in Ireland, John sold goods in his father's store. His family emigrated to New York, and after his marriage John engaged in the dry goods and millinery business. He disposed of his store in 1858, and moved west to Green county, Wisconsin, where his wife's sister, Jane (Moore) Argue, lived. John purchased 214 acres of land on section 6, of Exeter town, where he farmed until moving to Madison, Wisconin, upon his retirement. In 1870, John listed the value of his real estate at $3000, and his personal estate at $750.

Notes:
A biography of John appears in History of Green County p861, in the section on Exter town
John Crawford is of Scotch descent, but born in county Cavan, Ireland, in 1820. His father and grandfather were both natives of Scotland. The latter was in the linen bleaching business in Ireland, and his father, Walter Crawford, was a merchant in the town of Arvagh, Ireland. John, when a boy, sold goods in his father's store. The family came to America and settled in New York. One son, William, died there. Two daughters, Ann Eliza and Jane, are married, and the former lives in Brooklyn and the latter in New York, where the parents died. They are buried in Greenwood cemetery. John Crawford was married in New York, Aug. 11, 1854, to Fannie Moore, and for several years after his marriage, was engaged in the dry goods and millinery business; disposing of his store in 1858, he came west to Green county and purchased 214 acres of land on section 6, of this town, and has resided here since that time. Mr. and Mrs. Crawford have given their eight children a liberal education. The boys are farming and the girls teaching.

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1875: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1885: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1895: Dane county, Wisconsin
1905: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin

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Marian Crawford

Birth: 1862/3, in Wisconsin, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin

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Mary Jane Crawford

Birth: 1856/7, in New York, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Occupation: Teacher

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1900: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin
1905: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin

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Walter George Crawford

Birth: 1854/5, in New York, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Occupation: Farmer

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1900: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin
1905: Madison, Dane county, Wisconsin

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William Crawford

Birth: 1867/8, in Wisconsin, United States

Father: John Crawford

Mother: Frances (Moore) Crawford

Census:
1870: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin
1880: Exeter, Green county, Wisconsin

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