Margaret Elizabeth Crawford was born to Alamo Defender, Lemuel Crawford and Mary Jane Gottcher/Goacher on Dec. 5, 1834 in the Rabbs Creek, Bastrop Colony, Texas (present-day Bastrop County, Texas, USA).
Margaret Elizabeth was captured and held hostage by Comanche Indians at a very young age of 2 or 3. She, mother, and uncles were traded to the Choctaw, then ransomed to an owner of a Red River Trading post and Charles Spaulding. 
Margaret married Edward Henry Timoney in April 21, 1850 and had one daughter, Mary Jane Timoney.
She was injured in a fire and died in Bastrop County, Texas, USA, 8 Jan 1853.