Facts and Events
Patrick Crawford was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
Will of Patrick Crawford
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
Page 31, 4th December, 1786. Patrick Crawford's will - - To son, George; to son, John; to sons, James and William, twins, tract purchased of Madam Wood; to daughter, Martha; to daughter, Mary; to grandson, George McChesney; other children have received their parts; to four sons. Executors, sons George and John. Teste: Jno. Poage, James Crawford, Alex. Robertson. Proved, 18th December, 1787 by Poage and Robinson and executors qualify.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
Information on Patrick Crawford
From Family Tree Maker site of Sharon M. Stalker:
28. PATRICK20 CRAWFORD (WILLIAM19, ALEXANDER18, ALEXANDER17, MALCOLM16, HUGH15, LAURENCE14, ROBERT13, MALCOLM12, MALCOLM11 DE CRAWFORD, JOHN10, ROGER9, MALCOLM8, ROGER7, REGINALD6, JOHN5 DE CRAWFORD, REGINALD4 DE CRAWFORD, GUALTERIUS3, JOHANNES2, GREGAN1 DE CRAWFORD) was born Abt. 1723 in Ireland, and died December 18, 1787. He married SALLY WILSON.
Notes for PATRICK CRAWFORD: From Web Site of Christopher "Kit" Thomas Crawford: Crawford History
Patrick lived on the farm lying on Middle River (owned by his descendent John H. Crawford in the early 1900's). In 1756 Patrick was a member of Captain James Allen's company of militia and at a court-martial held September 2, 1757, he was fined for not appearing at general muster.
From History of Augusta Co. VA by J. Lewis Peyton:
The first of this family, who emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania, was Patrick Crawford. He moved from Pennsylvania to Augusta about 1750, and settled on the farm now occupied by Col. John H. Crawford.
More About PATRICK CRAWFORD: Fact 1: Information from LDS Ancestral File (HFBO-NV)
Children of PATRICK CRAWFORD and SALLY WILSON are:
Notes for GEORGE CRAWFORD:
From Web Site of Christopher "Kit" Thomas Crawford: Crawford History
Inherited his father's plantastion in 1787.
Notes for NANCY WINTERS: From Web Site of Christopher "Kit" Thomas Crawford: Crawford History
Nancy's parents were William Winter and Anne Boone(aunt of Daniel Boone)
A sister of Nancy, Elizabeth Winter, married Abraham Lincoln, the Grandfather of PRESIDENT LINCOLN.