NameJames Monroe Crawford
Birth12 Aug 1836, Trimble Co., KY - near Frankfurt14
Death14 Oct 1896, Los Angeles, CA
BurialOld Protestant Cem. - Ventura, CA
Occupationpattern maker, presbyterian minister
ReligionPresbyterian
MilitaryCapt., Co. H; later Chaplain; 83rd Indiana Infantry; CW
FatherJohn Crawford (1802-1887)
MotherClarissa “Clara” Bell (ca1813-1863)
Chronology & Notes
• 1860 Federal Population Schedule, Washington Twp., P. O. New Washington, Clark Co., IN, p. 77, dwelling 1003, enumerated 14 Aug 1860
James M. Crawford, 24, Methodist Minister, $300, KY
Clarissa “ , 25, IN
Edward, “ , 3/12, IN
W. L. Sawyers, 24, Methodist Minister, Ireland
• 13 Aug 1862 - James M. Crawford joined the Indiana Volunteer Infantry at York Twn.(?) as Captain of Captain Crawford’s Company (later Co. “H”), 83rd Regiment.15
• 1870 Federal Population Schedule, 3rd Ward, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN, p. 10, enumerated 11 Feb 1870
Crawford, J. M., 35, Minister, KY
------------. Clara, 36, Keeping Home, IN
------------. Edward, 10, at school, IN
------------. Louisa, 7, at school, IN
------------. Walter, 3, IN
------------. Almon, 3/12, IN, b. February
Golay, Susan, 20, Domestic, IN
• 1880 Federal Population Schedule, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN, p. 731C
James M. Crawford, self, 44, KY, Minister, PA, VA
Clarissa Crawford, wife, 44, IN, Keeping House, IN, IN
Edward Crawford, son, 20, IN, Pattern Maker
Louisa Crawford, dau, 16, IN, at school
Albert Crawford, son, 10, IN, at school
Nellie Crawford, dau, 8, KY
Harrie Crawford, son, 4, IN
Charles B. Burger, other, 21, IN, census en., OH, VA
John Crawford, father, 78, PA, pattern maker, PA, PA
Lula B. Owens, cousin, 20, IN, visiting, PA, IN
Evidence
The records of James M. Crawford’s estate16 includes an instrument dated 19 Feb 1900 which states that J. M. Crawford died intestate leaving Edward G. Crawford, now about 41, residing at St. Louis; Louisa A. Seeholzer aged about 39 years and Elenor J. Crawford aged about 27 years both residing at Caanan, State of Connecticut; Harry F. Crawford aged about 23 years residing at Nordhoff, CA and petitioner Albert R. Crawford aged about 30 years.
Spouses
Birth25 Sep 1835, Switzerland Co., IN
Death25 Oct 1891, Ventura, CA
BurialOld Protestant Cem. - Ventura, CA
FatherConstant Golay (1807-1883)
MotherLouisa Antoinette Morerod (1808-1891)
Evidence
Knox19 says the date of the marriage to James Crawford was 16 Sep 1858.

A useful historical document is Dufour’s History of the Swiss Settlement20
Marriage14 Sep 1858, Switzerland Co., IN
ChildrenEdward Golay (1860-1928)
 Louisa A. (1863-1922)
 Walter (Died as Infant) (ca1867-1873)
 Albert Ritter (1870-1929)
 Harry F. (1876-1930)
 William (Died as Infant) (<1878-~1875)
 Belle (Died as Infant) (<1878-<1880)
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