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James "Old Jim" Crawford
Birth: 1776
Death: 1864

Son of William & Margaret Crawford, native of Ireland. One of the first settlers in the community, James Crawford along with John Hayes donated 10 acres in which the city of Gamaliel was founded.

Married Ann Hibbit around 1797 in Green County, Tennessee.

James was a blacksmith.

James Crawford served with Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812. He served as a private in Capt. William Berryman's Company C Infantry, 3rd Regiment (Miller's) Kentucky Detached Militia. He began his service on September 1, 1812 and it expired on December 25, 1812. His term of service was 3 months, 25 days at $6.66 per month. He received $25.33 for his service.

William CRAWFORD .. b: 7 Dec 1798, d: 14 Feb 1863 married Elizabeth Howard.
Jane CRAWFORD Welch .. b: 21 Apr 1801, d. 25 May 1869 married Robert Welch.
Elizabeth CRAWFORD Browning .. b: 4 Nov 1805, d. 12 Oct 1882 married Charles Browning.
Margaret CRAWFORD Tadlock .. b: 16 May 1806, d. 1898 married Lewis Tadlock.
James "Big Jim" CRAWFORD Jr .. b: 30 Oct 1808, d. 18 Jan 1888 married Jane Pinckley.
Andrew CRAWFORD .. b: 2 APR 1811, d. 10 Sept 1846 married Jane Curtis.
Mary "Polly" CRAWFORD Harlin .. b: 19 Aug 1813, d. 6 July 1901 married James Harlin.
John CRAWFORD .. b: 20 June 1816, d. ? married Frances Howard.
Samuel CRAWFORD .. b. 6 June 1820, d. 3 July 1866 married Nancy Pinckley.

More information on James Crawford and his family can be found in the book: Ancestors & Friends ... A History & Genealogy by William Lusk Crawford.

He is buried between his wife Ann & grandson, John Wade Crawford. Plat 1; Row 27; Number 14.

Family links: 
  Ann Hibbit Crawford (1776 - 1852)*
  William Crawford (1798 - 1863)*
  Jane Crawford Welch (1801 - 1869)*
  Elizabeth Crawford Browning (1803 - 1882)*
  Margaret Crawford Tadlock (1806 - 1898)*
  James Crawford (1808 - 1888)*
  Mary Crawford Harlin (1813 - 1894)*
  Samuel Crawford (1820 - 1866)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Headstone: worn field rock, no writing. NEW MILITARY HEADSTONE SET ON MARCH 12, 2011 BY CHAD COMER.
Gamaliel Cemetery
Monroe County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Plat 1; Row 27; Number 14
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