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Maj James Crawford
Birth: 1730
Death: Nov. 8, 1817

On May 26, 1915, the Fort Antes Chapter of DAR marked this grave as a revolutionary war soldier and noted the following:

"James Crawford was a native of Lancaster County, Pa., and migrated to the West Branch Valley, settling at Pine Creek as early as 1770. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1776, and was commissioned as major of the Twelfth Pennsylvania Regiment, commanded by Col. William Cooke. He served in important campaigns in new jersey, and was also at the battle of Germantown. At Brandywine, in the center of hard fighting, he was severely wounded. By the terms of his appointment he was deprived of his rank on October 12, 1777, but patriotically offered to complete the campaign without expense to the Government. His regiment, however, was so depleted that it was found necessary to merge it into other bodies. On his return home in 1779 Maj. Crawford was elected sheriff of Northumberland County (which covered an included Lycoming within its borders). In that same year he was appointed a justice, which office he held until his death. He died in 1817 and was buried in Pine Creek Graveyard."

Ref: United States Congressional Serial set, Issue 6924 - Eighteenth Report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution - Washington Government Printing Office - 1916
 
 
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 Children:
  Robert Crawford (1765 - 1838)*
  Mary Crawford McMichael (1770 - 1835)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
A soldier of Revolution; 12 PA Militia
 
Note: Revolutionary War Veteran
 
Burial:
Pine Creek Cemetery
Jersey Shore
Lycoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Mark Reider
Originally Created by: Karen
Record added: Dec 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32270193
Maj James Crawford
Added by: Rodger
 
 
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My maternal 5th Great Grand Uncle.R.I.P. Thank you for your service
- Genealogy Gal
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
Thank you for your service
- Karen
 Added: Dec. 31, 2013

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 Added: Dec. 12, 2012
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