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Colonel William Crawford's Family Line

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This page has been created to assist in sorting out the lineage of Colonel William Crawford, through the Crawford Name Study and in collaboration with the US Southern Colonies Project.


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Colonel William Crawford - His profile is managed by an active WikiTreer and is in fairly good shape. Any major and/or significant changes made to this profile should be collaborative with the existing profile manager, the Crawford Name Study and/or the US Southern Colonies Project.

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  • Butterfield, Consul Willshire; An historical account of the expedition against Sandusky under Col. William Crawford in 1782; with biographical sketches, personal reminiscences, and descriptions of interesting localities; including, also, details of the disastrous retreat, the barbarities of the savages, and the awful death of Crawford by torture; (R. Clarke & Co.; Cincinnati, 1873); pg. 81 - NOTE: This book does not state William's father's name, but does confirm the father's death date and the identifies his mother as Onora. It also states that his only full sibling is Valentine.
  • “To George Washington from Colonel William Crawford, 12 February 1777,” Founders Online, National Archives, Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 8, 6 January 1777 – 27 March 1777, ed. Frank E. Grizzard, Jr. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998, pp. 314–316. - NOTE: There are numerous letters between both George Washington and Col. William Crawford, and between George Washington and Valentine Crawford. The relationships are clearly indicated, as is the death date of William's brother.

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