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James Wesley Crawford Sr. (1889 - 1963)

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James Wesley "Jim" Crawford Sr.
Born in South Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Died in Ware Shoals, Greenwood, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 May 2019
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When James 'Jim' Wesley Crawford was born on November 19, 1889,[1] in South Carolina, his father, John, was 26 and his mother, Henrietta, was 32. He married Fannie E Gambrell on December 20, 1924, in Honea Path, South Carolina.[2] They had four children:

  • Jessie Elizabeth (1926–2016)
  • John Wesley, Jr. (1927–1937)[3]
  • Gladys Virginia (1929–1999)[4]
  • Rachel Mae (1931–2005)

He died on June 18, 1963,[5] in Ware Shoals, SC[6] at the age of 73, and was buried in Ware Shoals, South Carolina.[7]

Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery
Ware Shoals, Laurens County, South Carolina


  1. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Registration State: South Carolina; Registration County: Laurens; Roll: 1877671
  2. South Carolina, County Marriages, 1910-1990; cert 237873
  3. South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1965; child: J W Crawford
  4. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; child: Gladys Virginia Crawford
  5. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; James Crawford
  6. South Carolina Department of Archives and History; Columbia, South Carolina; Year Range: 1962-1965; Death County or Certificate Range: 008897 - 010389; state file # 63 009637
  • Year: 1900; Census Place: Waterloo, Laurens, South Carolina; Page: 12; Enumeration District: 0061; FHL microfilm: 1241534
  • Year: 1910; Census Place: Waterloo, Laurens, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1464; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0063; FHL microfilm: 1375477
  • Year: 1920; Census Place: Anderson Ward 1, Anderson, South Carolina; Roll: T625_1684; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 21
  • Year: 1930; Census Place: Donalds, Abbeville, South Carolina; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0012; FHL microfilm: 2341918
  • Year: 1940; Census Place: Waterloo, Laurens, South Carolina; Roll: m-t0627-03821; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 30-40
  • Web: Greenville County, South Carolina, Obituary Index, 1914-1992; Jas W Crawford, Publication Date: 19 Jun 1963, Publication Place: Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

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