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Harry Bradford Crawford (1925 - 2010)

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Harry Bradford Crawford
Born in Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio United States of Americamap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio United States of Americamap
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Harry Crawford is a Military Veteran.
Served in the United States Navy
Served on the USS Zenobia, Honorably Discharged, Hometown: Lorain, Ohio
Harry Crawford is a member of Clan Crawford.


Born in Lorain

Harry Bradford Crawford was born on 4 May 1925 in Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio.[1] His parents were Arthur Willis Crawford (1887–1926) and Constance May Ritzenthaler Crawford Duffet (1893–1987).[2]

He served in the United States Navy during World War II and served on the USS Zenobia.[1]

Harry married Marjorie Jean McChesney (1928-1994) and they were the parents of nine children.[1]

He passed away in Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio on February 26, 2010.[1]

Harry was preceded in death by his: wife, Marjorie Jean McChesney (1928-1994); a son, R. Crawford (19XX-2007); parents, Arthur Willis Crawford (1887–1926) and Constance May Ritzenthaler (1893–1987); brothers: Harold M. Crawford (1914-1977), Carl Edward Crawford (1920-1995), (WWII USN Veteran), Earl Arthur Crawford (1916-2000), and Howard R. Crawford (1918-2007).[1]

Crawford Family Military History (Direct Descendants)

Harry's third great-grandfather, John Riddell (1763-1839), (NSSAR Ancestor #: P278961), served in American Revolution.[3][4]

Harry's 4th great-grandfather, Samuel Crawford (1748-1824), (NSSAR Ancestor #: P140882), also served in the American Revolution.[5] He was in the 9th Company of Colonel Waterbury's 5th Regiment of Connecticut.[6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Crawford, A." Personal recollections of paternal grandfather, Harry Bradford Crawford (1925-2010). circa 1985-2010.
  2. Social Security Application on
  3. See Wikitree Profile of [[Riddell-1107|John Riddell (1763-1839)]
  4. NSSAR website
  5. See Wikitree profile of Samuel Crawford (1748-1824)
  6. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed Nov 21, 2016), "Record of Samuel Crawford ", Ancestor # A027651.

See also:

  • "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch ( : 23 May 2014), Harry B Crawford, Residence, Wakeman, Ohio, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Harry Bradford Crawford, 26 Feb 2010; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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