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David Crawford

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hanover County, Virginia
Death: Died in Washington County, TN (Part of NC at the time)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Crawford and Mary Crawford
Husband of Isabella Maine
Father of Sarah Evins; Mary Riggs; William Crawford and John H. Crawford
Brother of William Crawford; Elizabeth Crawford; Col. John A. Crawford; Mary Crawford; Thomas Crawford and 2 others

Occupation: Ensign in Capt. Davidson's Regiment of Continental Troops of NC. Wounded 6 Aug. 1780 in the attack on the British at Hanging Rock
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About Ensign David Crawford

•Name: David Crawford

Name Suffix: Ensg.

•Sex: M

•Birth: JUN 1730 in Hanover Co, Virginia

•Death: 1787 in Washington Co, Tennessee (Part of North Carolina)

Marriage 1 Isabella Maine

•Married: 2/8/1747/48 in St. Philip's Parish, Charleston Co, South Carolina

Children

1. John H. Crawford b: 1752 in Craven Co, South Carolina

2. Sarah Crawford

3. Mary Crawford b: ABT 1750, South Carolina

4. William Crawford

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South Carolina Marriages, 1641-1965 about David Crawford

Name: David Crawford

Spouse: Isabella Maine

Marriage Date: 8 Feb 1747

Source: South Carolina Marriages 1688-1799.

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Family Data Collection - Deaths about David Crawford

Name: David Crawford

Death Date: 1787

County: Washington

State: TN

Country: USA

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His will names children John, Sarah, Mary, William, wife mentioned but no name..

Summary of David CRAWFORD 1787 Will: Washington Co, TN Will Book 1, pg 23. FROM: Washington Co, TN Wills, 1777-1872, Will Book 1, by Goldene BURGNER

David CRAWFORD October 7, 1787 To Daughter, Sarah EVANS, 5 Shillings lawful North Carolina money. To daughter, Mary RIGGS, 5 shillings lawful North Carolina Money. To son, John, 10 shillings of like money. To my wife________her lifetime. Son, William. Executors: Wife and Reuben RIGGS

Witnesses: Reuben RIGGS, Shadrach HALE, William CRAWFORD Signed:

David (X) CRAWFORD

Name Suffix: Ensg.

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REF: HERITAGE OF WILLIAM M. CRAWFORD

David's Will was dated 17-10-1787 & filed in Washington Co., TN

1784 Surry Co., NC

MILT: Ensign in Capt. Davidson's Regimenmt of Continental Troops of NC. Wounded 6 Aug. 1780 in the attack on the British at Hanging Rock, a short distance from his home.

David was probably born in Hanover Co., VA, but records have been burned, thus this relationship has not been proved. His parents moved to SC.

1772 David was on the tax records of Surry Co., NC, on the headwaters of Pee Dee River. Surry had been formed in 1770 from Rowan Co., NC. It was joining that part of VA where David's brother William had purchased land in 1772.

David had a 200 acre land grant on the north Fork of the Pee Dee River, recorded 3 Apr 1780. 23 Aug 1783, he sold the land grant.

Census show that his son John lived in the same area.

1790 All the Crawfords had left Surry Co.

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From North Carolina Council of Safety, June 1776:

Colonel Martin certified that Mr. David Crawford has acted as Ensign in Captain Davidson's Company, in the First Regiment of Continental Troops in this Province, from the 1st day of February last until this date.

Resolved, That the Paymaster pay the wages due to the said David Crawford, from the time of his acting as Ensign to the said Company.

Resolved, That Mr. David Crawford be appointed Ensign in Captain Davidson's Company in the First Regiment of Continental Troops in this Province.

Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=yGlAAAAAcAAJ&lpg=RA1-PA1445&ots=-N82ROnAv7&dq=%22david%20crawford%20continental%20troops%22&pg=RA1-PA1445#v=onepage&q&f=false

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David Crawford

Birth: 1730 Hanover County Virginia, USA

Death: 1787 Washington County Tennessee, USA

He was the son of John Crawford and Mary Duke. He married Isabella Maine .

Children of Isabella Maine and David Crawford are:

i. Sarah Crawford was born ABT. 1748. She married John Evins. He was born ABT. 1745.
ii. Mary Crawford was born ABT. 1750. She married Reuben Riggs 2 MAY 1769 in Rowan County, NC. He was born ABT. 1750.
iii. William Crawford was born ABT. 1752 .
iv. *John Crawford was born ABT. 1754 in NC, and died ABT. 1812 in Warren County, KY. He married Rachael Van Zandt. She was born ABT. 1760 in Surry County, NC, and died ABT. 1825 in Warren County, KY. 

•Name: David Crawford •Sex: M •Birth: JUN 1730 in Hanover Co, Virginia •Death: 1787 in Washington Co, Tennessee •Note: Part of North Carolina

Marriage notices in the South-Carolina gazette and its successors. (1732-1801)-Book

Within a few days past there have been married in this town, Mr. Alexander Petree to Miss Elizabeth Holland, an agreeable young lady of great merit; Daniel Crawford, Esq., to Miss Polly Holland, sister to the lady just mentioned; Mr. John Yerworth to Miss Polly Livingston, a young lady so well known to polite company that it is unnecessary to say any more of her here; and Mr. David Crawford to Miss Isabella Maine. (Monday, February 15, 1748.) Marriage Notices in The South-Carolina Gazette AND ITS SUCCESSORS. (1732-1801.)

Register of St. Philip's parish Charles Town, South Carolina, 1720-1758 Feb'y 8th Then was Married David Crawford & Isabella Maine by Banns ^r. Mr Bell, Presbyterian Minister

His will names children John, Sarah, Mary, William, wife mentioned but no name..

Summary of David CRAWFORD 1787 Will: Washington Co, TN Will Book 1, pg 23. FROM: Washington Co, TN Wills, 1777-1872, Will Book 1, by Goldene BURGNER David CRAWFORD October 7, 1787 To Daughter, Sarah EVANS, 5 Shillings lawful North Carolina money. To daughter, Mary RIGGS, 5 shillings lawful North Carolina Money. To son, John, 10 shillings of like money. To my wife________her lifetime. Son, William. Executors: Wife and Reuben RIGGS Witnesses: Reuben RIGGS, Shadrach HALE, William CRAWFORD Signed: David (X) CRAWFORD

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF DAVID CRAWFORD: Washington County, Tennessee Will Book--07 October 1787

In the name of God Amen, I David CRAWFORD saved through the abundant mercy and goodness of God though weak in body yet of a sound and perfect understanding and memory do constitute this my Last Will and Testament and desire it may be received by all as such. Impromis I give and bequeath my body unto the earth from whence it was taken in full assurance of its resurection at the last day. For my burial I desire it may be at the descretion of the Executors hereafter named.

I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sary EVENS five shillings lawful money of the State of North Carolina. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary RIGGS five shillings in the like money. I give and bequeath unto my son John CRAWFORD ten shillings of the like money. I give unto my beloved wife for tarme of life the house and land likewise my goods and chattell and do make and leave her one of my Executors and Reuben RIGGS the other of my Executors. After my wifes decease I give unto my son William CRAWFORD I give devise and bequeath him and his heirs all and every of my land and tenaments whatsoever in Witness whereof I set my hand and Seal this 7th of October 1787.

Sealed and Declared this to be my Last Will and Testament David ( X ) CRAWFORD (His mark) {SEAL}

Test/Witness Reuben RIGGS Shadrach HAILE William CRAWFORD

His will names children John, Sarah, Mary, William, wife mentioned but no name..

Summary of David CRAWFORD 1787 Will: Washington Co, TN Will Book 1, pg 23. FROM: Washington Co, TN Wills, 1777-1872, Will Book 1, by Goldene BURGNER

David CRAWFORD October 7, 1787 To Daughter, Sarah EVANS, 5 Shillings lawful North Carolina money. To daughter, Mary RIGGS, 5 shillings lawful North Carolina Money. To son, John, 10 shillings of like money. To my wife________her lifetime. Son, William. Executors: Wife and Reuben RIGGS

Witnesses: Reuben RIGGS, Shadrach HALE, William CRAWFORD Signed:

David (X) CRAWFORD

Name Suffix: Ensg.

REF: HERITAGE OF WILLIAM M. CRAWFORD

David's Will was dated 17-10-1787 & filed in Washington Co., TN

1784 Surry Co., NC

MILT: Ensign in Capt. Davidson's Regimenmt of Continental Troops of NC. Wounded 6 Aug. 1780 in the attack on the British at Hanging Rock, a short distance from his home.

David was probably born in Hanover Co., VA, but records have been burned, thus this relationship has not been proved. His parents moved to SC.

1772 David was on the tax records of Surry Co., NC, on the headwaters of Pee Dee River. Surry had been formed in 1770 from Rowan Co., NC. It was joining that part of VA where David's brother William had purchased land in 1772.

David had a 200 acre land grant on the north Fork of the Pee Dee River, recorded 3 Apr 1780. 23 Aug 1783, he sold the land grant.

Census show that his son John lived in the same area.

1790 All the Crawfords had left Surry Co.

From North Carolina Council of Safety, June 1776:

Colonel Martin certified that Mr. David Crawford has acted as Ensign in Captain Davidson's Company, in the First Regiment of Continental Troops in this Province, from the 1st day of February last until this date.

Resolved, That the Paymaster pay the wages due to the said David Crawford, from the time of his acting as Ensign to the said Company.

Resolved, That Mr. David Crawford be appointed Ensign in Captain Davidson's Company in the First Regiment of Continental Troops in this Province.

Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=yGlAAAAAcAAJ&lpg=RA1-PA1445&ots=-N82ROnAv7&dq=%22david%20crawford%20continental%20troops%22&pg=RA1-PA1445#v=onepage&q&f=false

David was born in 1730. David Crawford ... He passed away in 1787.


Family links:

Parents:
 John Crawford (1701 - 1760)
 Mary Duke Crawford

Spouse:
 Isabella Maine Crawford

Children:
 John H Crawford (1752 - 1812)*
  

Burial: Unknown


Created by: Jude Record added: Jan 25, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 64686603

Source: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=64686603

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Ensign David Crawford's Timeline

1730
June 1730
Hanover County, Virginia
1747
February 8, 1747
Age 16
St Philip's Parish, Charleston, SC, USA
1748
1748
Age 17
1751
1751
Age 20
Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States
1752
October 1752
Age 22
Cheraw, Craven, South Carolina
1752
Age 21
1787
October 1787
Age 57
Washington County, TN (Part of NC at the time)