Person:Mary Crawford (57)

m. 27 APR 1826
  1. Mary Crawford1828 - 1902
m. 20 MAY 1847
  1. Elbert Beecher Nixon1869 - 1943
Facts and Events
Name Mary Crawford
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 21 AUG 1828 Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Marriage 20 MAY 1847 Jefferson County, Ohio, USAto Thomas Bailey Nixon
Census[5] 8 OCT 1850 Island Creek Twp, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Residence[6] 1880 Island Creek, Jefferson County, Ohio
Census[7] 22 JUN 1900 Island Creek Twp, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Death[3] 4 JUL 1902 Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Burial[4] Wintersville Cemetery, Cross Creek Township, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA

Had 12 children; three died in infancy.

  1. Family Member. Family Information, Hand written/recorded family birth information.
  2. Census Records, Place: Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio; Roll: T623 1289; Page: 12A, 1900, Secondary quality.

    Census confirms Mary's birthplace as Ohio and her birthdate as Aug 1828.

  3. Obituary, in Steubenville Gazette. Dr. Nixon's Mother: Death of Estimable Jefferson County Woman. (Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio: Steubenville Gazette), "Dr. Nixon's Mother: Death of Estimable Jefferson County Woman".

    "The Steubenville Gazette of Saturday, says:
    Mrs. Thomas Nixon, one of the most widely known and esteemed residents of the country, died at the home on the Richmond road on Friday, July 4, 1902 after several weeks' illness, aged seventy-nine years. She had lived in the vcinity(sic) nearly all her life and was beloved for her many noble qualities and was known throughout the countryside as "Mother Nixon." She was a devoted wife and mother whose home was her alter, and her children today arise and call her blessed, and her husband also praiseth her. Besides the husband she leaves the following children who are all filling honorable positions in life: Isaac, of Colorado; Mrs. F. Miner, Richmand; Dr. G. C. Nixon, Youngstown; A.J. Nixon, Richmond; Mrs. Fredonia Cunningham, Wintersville; Albert (sic - Elbert), of Kansas, Frank, of Tacoma, and Bailey of Pittsburg."

  4. Powell, Esther Weygandt. Tombstone inscriptions & family records of Jefferson County, Ohio. (Akron, Ohio: E.W. Powell, 1968), pg 26.

    Nixon, Mary C. 1828-1902

  5. Census Records, Place: Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio; Roll: M432_699; Page: 518; Image: 268., 1850, Secondary quality.

    Name: Mary Nixon
    Age: 22
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
    Birth Place: Ohio
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio
    Household Members: Name Age
    Hezekiah Nixon 3
    Isaac Nixon 0
    Mary Nixon 22
    Thomas Nixon 29

  6. Censu, in LDS, Family History Library Film 1255037; NA Film Number T9-1037; Page Number 306C , 1880.

    Census Place Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio;

  7. Census Records, Place: Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio; Roll: T623 1289; Page: 12A; ., 1900.

    Name: Mary Nixon
    Home in 1900: Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio
    Age: 71
    Birth Date: Aug 1828
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Race: White
    Ethnicity: American
    Relationship to head-of-house: Wife
    Father's Birthplace: Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Mother: number of living children: 8
    Mother: How many children: 12
    Spouse's Name: Thomas B
    Marriage Year: 1847
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 53
    Residence : Island Creek Twp, Jefferson, Ohio
    Occupation: View Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Thomas B Nixon 79
    Mary Nixon 71
    Grandddaughter: Ida L Nixon 20