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Christian Crawford

Also Known As: "Christina Crawford"
Birthplace: Aikerness, Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexander Crawford of Kerse; Alexander Crawford, of kerse; Hon. Christian Mcgill and Christian Crawford
Wife of Captain James Moodie of Melsetter, RN and William Ballenden of Stenness
Mother of Captain Benjamin Moodie of Melsetter and Captian Benjamin Moodie

Managed by: Brendan Swemmer
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About Christian Crawford

'A concise history of Port Beaufort & White Sands (also known as Witsand) including Family Trees White Sands & Port Beaufort' by John McGregor. (pp 41-44):

Daughter and heiress of Alexander Crawford of Kerse, Ayrshire (and widow of William Ballenden of Stenness) the second wife of Capt James Moodie, seventh Laird of Melsetter, was "somewhat of a character and a lady of strong passions" who resided alternately at Aikerness House, Evie, and at Melsetter. She managed the estate during her son's minority and she "ruled with a rod of iron" in the difficult times of being "a woman guardian of the fortunes of a Hanovrian family in a Jacobite country". She was still living on 17 April 1749.

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Christian Crawford's Timeline

February 17, 1723
Evie, Orkney, Scotland
February 17, 1723
Aikerness, Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom
February 17, 1723
Aikerness, Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom
April 1749
Age 26
Scotland, United Kingdom