John was born in 1887. He was the son of John Crawford and Flora MacFarlane. He has a twin sister, Flora. He married Edith Jewel Steele in 1910, in Renfrew County. He passed away about 1954. He and his wife are buried at Crawford Cemetery.
John Crawford has Scottish Ancestors.
1901 Census of Canada
In 1901, John Alexander (Jack) Crawford was 13 years old and living with his parents in Lavant Township, Lanark County, Ontario. He is listed as being of Scotch origin, born in Ontario, and a Presbyterian.
Jack Crawford of Flower Station, was a telegraph operator at Clarendon Station on the K&P Railroad.
He signed his Attestation Paper for Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on September 23, 1914 for service in WWI. It states he was a telegraph officer, unmarried and living in Flower Station, Lanark County, Ontario.
1921 Census of Canada
By 1921, John is married and living with his family in Tyendinaga Township, Hastings County, Ontario. They were living in a rented home, and his birthplace is listed as At Sea. His occupation is listed as RY Agent, which means he worked in the local rail yard. The following children are listed as living in the household:
"Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHLZ-YP6 : 18 March 2018), John Crawford in household of Flora Crawford, Lanark (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 5, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
↑ "Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHLZ-YP6 : 18 March 2018), John Crawford in household of Flora Crawford, Lanark (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 5, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
In Search of the K&P, by Carol Bennett and D.W McCuaig; Page 112
This profile was created from a document entitled 'Crawford Family Tree, David Crawford, 1812-1884 and Margaret Tenet, 1822 - 1896', compiled by Kenneth Crawford from census data, family memories, recollections and grave stones dated February 28, 1982.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John: