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Elizabeth Willoughby CRAWFORD
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1851, Scotland
Death: Dec. 21, 1923
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Elizabeth was born 27th December 1851 in Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Scotland, and baptized the 8th April 1852 in Penningham Parish, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Scotland. She was the 3rd of 11 known children of Charles Willoughby and Sarah Nelson. Her siblings were Charlotte, Mary Ann, John, Robina, Maria, Hannah, Alexander, Sarah, Agnes, and Emma Josephine Willoughby. She married William Donaldson Crawford (1873-1926), widower, with 5 children; James, Mary, William, Thomas, and Alexander McDonald "Doug" Crawford. Previous to marriage, she ran her brother's boarding house in Wingdale, New York and took care of William's young children while he worked. On the 28th August 1912, she and William Donaldson Crawford were married in Wingdale, Dutchess County, New York. By 1920 the family of Elizabeth, William, and children were living in Springfield, Massachusetts having left New York for work opportunities in the large, growing cities of Springfield, MA. and nearby Hartford, CT. Elizabeth and William raised the small children in the Springfield and West Springfield, MA. area. She was remembered as a kind and loving stepmother. 
 
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  William Donaldson CRAWFORD (1873 - 1926)
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section B, #1839
 
Created by: Margaret Brown Fearn
Record added: Jun 16, 2012
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Elizabeth <i>Willoughby</i> CRAWFORD
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 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
 
 
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