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Peter Roy Crawford

Birthplace: Kilfinan, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial: Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Dougald Crawford and Catherine Crawford
Husband of Mabel Greenwood Crawford
Father of Maude Heath; Charles Crawford; John Dougald Crawford; Roy Crawford and <private> Petrak (Crawford)
Brother of Catherine Peterkin; Dougald Earl Crawford; Christina Rogers; Janet Gordon; John Crawford and 4 others

Occupation: Teacher - Sept. 30, 1875 - "Peter Crawford will be advanced to the senior school at the retirement of Maj. Lewis"
Managed by: Margaret Janssens
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About Peter Roy Crawford

September 30, 1875 newspaper article: "Mr. Peter Crawford will be advanced to the senior school at the retirement of Maj. Lewis."

Frank Vink phone interview with Roy Crawford: "Peter (Roy's father) taught school in Wallaceburg before he taught at SS#12 (the Cork or Hurley School House) in Chatham Twp....

The Crawfords collectively owned about 800 acres between the 14th and 17th concessions of Dover Twp. Little Egypt was a name used for part of the homestead as was 'The Pool'. It was at the tree line between the grass plains and marshes (before dyking took place) and is roughly in the area between the Baldoon Road and BearLine Road survey.

Charles R. Buck is the only member of the family in Kent Cty., even though there was a Buck living along the Thames River near Chatham.

After moving the old Kinney House Hotel from Oungah to the farm on Lot 29, Baldoon Rd., Con. 12 in 1915, Peter and family moved from the Crawford holdings a few miles away, in Dover to this other farm within the holdings but not in the main block."

The Chas Bucks lived here as well at this time.


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Peter Roy Crawford's Timeline

February 20, 1847
Kilfinan, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
July 29, 1891
Age 44
Mitchell's Bay, Kent, Ontario, Canada
July 27, 1892
Age 45
Dover Twp , Kent, ON, Canada
July 16, 1899
Age 52
Kent, ON, Canada
February 15, 1902
Age 54
Kent, Ontario, Canada
January 14, 1908
Age 60
February 9, 1931
Age 83
Ontario, Canada
Ontario, Canada