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crawfordRI (#47519858)
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Bio Photo I've been a bit obsessed with family history since I was 16, when I inherited my great-grandfather's unfinished projects from the 1890s thru the 1930s. I am 31 now, and with a young family to raise, time escapes me in regards to furthering research -- but I am getting back into it!
Maiden name is Crawford, the Crawfords of Rhode Island. On my father's side, I have from RI Read, Williams, Smith, Ide, Olney, Fitz, Tompkins, and a spate of others, concentrated in Pawtucket / Rehoboth area. Always looking for links there.
Also, Oulton, from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (my grandmother's family).
My mother's side is Collins (TX,MS,OK), Howard (OK, VA), Burnett (KS), Marek (IA, OK, CZ). I have done much research on these families as well, and have 2 books on the Marek family.
I am a frequent visitor to cemeteries, the older the better. I am on the coast of Maine now, Hancock County, and have photographed many gravestones around here and Washington County. I look forward to adding them to the database, and will gladly take any requests to find graves, as I love nothing more than visiting my 'friends' at the hundreds of cemeteries up here!
I am an expert in finding 'lost' cemeteries, which are located very deep in the woods or isolated areas and no longer have public access.
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Larry
RE: Hanah Read
Unfortunately, I'm not from the area, so probably will not be back. I can provide some general directions to make finding it easier so that you can post it and maybe someone else will check it out.

You're welcome and that's what this community is about.
Added by Larry on Jul 13, 2015 8:38 PM
Larry
RE: Hanah Read
I added Matilda, but the Hannah I found did not match yours, I added the photo to a Hanna died 1781 which matched. Now looking at my photos, I may have forgotten to photograph the one to the right of Nathan's, it was a long day. So she might be there.
Added by Larry on Jul 13, 2015 8:22 PM
Larry
Hanah Read
I do have a photo of a Hanah Read, but I don't believe it's your Hanah. With Nathan was his daughter Matilda Read.
Added by Larry on Jul 13, 2015 7:37 PM
Larry
Nathaniel Read
Just posted pic of headstone of Nathaniel Read from Newman Cementery you requested. If this is correct, I'll add more and send you all the originals.
Added by Larry on Jul 13, 2015 5:49 PM
Debbie Pierce
James M. Farrar
Is James M. Farrar related to you? He was in Co. k, 33rd Massachusetts Infantry.

Thanks
Randy
Added by Debbie Pierce on May 27, 2014 3:33 PM
k h
RI Crawfords
Hi Tobey, we've come across some new information on your family. I sent you an email. I hope you got it. Mine is knh762@hotmail.com.
Added by k h on Jun 20, 2013 4:38 PM
Jo-Ann Croft
RE: Thank you!
Superkentman is deceased as of last year. You could request a transfer of the pages to you for management.
Added by Jo-Ann Croft on Jun 14, 2013 5:51 PM
kbrady
RE: Thank you!
If you have any more relatives in Cleveland county, McLain County or Canadian county. I will be happy to take pictures for you.
Kathy
Added by kbrady on Apr 29, 2013 12:19 PM
kbrady
RE: Thank you!
You are very welcome glad I could be of help. I cleaned it up as much as I could. Sometimes the older markers that are flat get overgrown with grass and a lot of dirt.
Added by kbrady on Apr 29, 2013 12:15 PM
k h
Pawtucket RI Crawfords
Thank you for posting photos of your family. In 2010 my husband and I bought a home which was built by the brother of your great, great, great grandfather George Crawford. His name was John H. Crawford. George and John had real estate properties together and there was a plat named for both in Pawtucket Rhode Island. He and members of his family continued to live in the home until about 1950. We've done a bit of research on the John H. Crawford family line but had no luck finding photos of him or the house as it would have originally been built. We are looking to restore to the house in the future.

If you like, you can contact me through posted messages or at kmh762@hotmail.com should you have anything to share that would help our search for information on John H Crawford.

KH
Added by k h on Nov 18, 2012 8:30 PM
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