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Rev James Asbury Crawley

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Rev James Asbury Crawley

  • Birth 1824 Pike County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 19 Sep 1894 Marion County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 37953749

Rev. James Asbury Crawley was a Methodist Minister and served as a minister at Springhill Church near Mauk, GA. Served as Justice of the Peace, a Mason and a officer in Georgia Masonic Lodge.

Served as a Pvt. in the C.S.A of Co., "D", 8th. Battalion Georgia Calvary State Guards. Inlisted April 4, 1863, near Zebulon, Pike Co., GA. Served under Capt. Redding's Co., and later became Co., "D", 8th. Battalion, Calvary, Georgia State Guards under Maj. John Stephens. He was discharged Feb. 02, 1864. Sarah Jane "Sallie" LeSueur Crawley received a "widow's" pension for his service. A Confederate marker was placed on his grave.

Son of James and Mahala "Mahly" (Cottingham) Crawley

Married 1st., ...

Husband of Mary Frances (Dunn) Crawley ~ married December 12, 1850, Autuaga Co., AL

Rev. James Asbury and Mary Frances (Dunn) Crawley's children were ...

1. Susan M. Crawley (m. J. R. Johnson)
2. Kisiah Frances Crawley (m. Emory Cole Grimsley)
3. Mary "Molly" D. Crawley (m. C. W. Hattin)
4. Martha "Mattie" C. Crawley (m. Thomas Howard Benson)
5. Luizer Arenia Crawley
6. Idah Crawley
7. Adah Crawley
8. Charley Crawley
9. Jimmie Crawley.

Married 2nd., ...

Husband of Sarah Jane "Sallie" (LeSueur) Crawley ~ married July 19, 1873, Pike Co., GA

Rev. James Asbury and Sarah Jane "Sallie" (LeSueur) Crawley's children were ...

1. James Andrew Ginathan Crawley (m. Rosella Lee Waters)
2. Nina Belle Crawley (m. James Thomas Brown)
3. Pauline Crawley (m. Oscar H. Tyler)
4. William Asberry Crawley (m. 1st. Lillie Cooper and 2nd., Anna McDaniel)
5. Anna "Annie" Lou Crawley(m. Robert "Bobby" Elton Whiddon)
6. Jefferson Hollie Crawley (m. Myrtle Lowery and 2nd., Anna McDaniel)
7. Sarah "Sallie" Ellen Crawley, (m. Walter Carr Harris, #181060227)

1880 Census ~ Fort Perry, Marion Co., GA

Jas A. Crawley 50yrs. GA
Sarah Crawley 27yrs. GA
Charles Crawley 11yrs. GA
Jas A. Crawley 6yrs. GA
Ninnie Crawley 3yrs. GA
Pauline Crawley 2yrs. GA
Sallie Crawley 2yrs. GA
Susan Crawley 0yrs. GA





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  • Added: 5 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37953749
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Asbury Crawley (1824–19 Sep 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37953749, citing Galatia Methodist Church Cemetery, Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Georgia Girl (contributor 46981215) .