Saturday, October 30, 2010

Crawford Genealogy




James Crawford (1920-1967)


Margaret AnneLinda DianeDonald JamesSteven David
b 12/16/1947b 12/29/1949b. 1/23/1954b. 5/6/1957
Married David King (b.9/7/1948), mother of Jeffrey Robert (b. 2/25/1969)Married Barry Fraser (4/3/1943), mother of Katherine Elizabeth (2/19/1973) & Heather Dianne (7/28/1975)Married Verla ( Jan.3rd/?)father of Michael James (Nov. 7th/1985) , Neil Steven (Dec.13th/1986) & stepfather to James Kiosyk. Now separated.Poet, DJ, golfer (living in considerable pain following a car accident).


James Calderwood CrawfordStuart LindsayClint Prouse
b 2/2/1920 Caldercruix, Scotlandb 3/3/1919 New Stephenson, Motherwell, Scotlandb 4/4/1921 Pickering, ON, Canada
d 9/22/1967 Toronto, CanadaLived on Coronation Rd. in New Stephenson. She was given the forename "Stuart" after her aunt.d 4/8/2001 Toronto, Canada
Served in Canadian Navy during WW II. Died young (47) of a sudden heart attack. Brewers Warehouse dispatcher, Scout Leader (Baloo)Served in Canadian Army during WW II (cook in officer's mess, Hamilton ON). Remarried Clint 30 years after the death of James.Served in Canadian Airforce during WW II flying the giant airboats on submarine patrol out of Ireland. An engineer for Ontario Hydro.

Paternal Uncle

George Crawford
d.o.b 1908 d.o.d.January 1, 1960 Married Mary (who later remarried John Stewart)
Died young (51) of heart problems. Father of Joyce Marie (died of Scarlet Fever age 5 years 11 months), Maureen (b. 1938? married James Snow, mother of John & James) and David (b. 1942? married Louisefather of Lisa now living in Vancouver).


Donald Fraser CrawfordMargaret McDowall (Calderwood) Crawford
b.Bonhill, Scotland 4/13/1883 d.Toronto 12/21/ 1940b. Glasgow, Scotland 4/27/1885 d. Canada Aug. 1961
Married Margaret on 4/20/1906 in Alexandria. Moved family from Scotland to Drummondville Quebec 1930 then Toronto 1932. Calico Printer and textile worker and a member of the Masons (another life cut short by coronary thrombosis).Died while visiting friends in Hamilton. Buried in Toronto. Member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Buried with her son George in Pine Hills.

Great Grandparents

George CrawfordJessie (Fraser) Crawford
b 1/28/1852 d. 7/2/1910 at Stranraer .b. 1857 d. 5/11/1898
An engraver. Born in Cardross, Dunbarton. Lived in Bonhill, Scotland. Married Jessie July 12, 1878 in Bonhill. Member of the Church of Scotland. Also parents of John (1879)Barbara McLauclan (b1881 d 1886 aged 5 yrs 3 mo.) George ( b. 1885 d 6/6/1909 aged 24 yrs.) Helen Knox (died in infancy)another Barbara McLauclan (1887) Jeanie (1889) and Andrew (3/22/1892).Died of double pneumonia with anaemia and dropsy. A printfield hand. Daughter of Donald Frazer (a laborour in printfield) & Barbara McLachlan.

Margaret Calderwood's Parents
James CalderwoodIsabella (McDougall) Calderwood
b. 1857 d.o.d. early 1900's?d.o.b 1858 d early 1900's?
A pit fireman later a hairdresser. Son of John Calderwood (a labourer)and Lillias CuthbertsonDaughter of Neil McDougall (a coal miner) Bella Woods, both deceased at the time of Isabella's marriage to James in Kilmarnock 6/20/ 1876 in the Established Church of Scotland.

Great, Great Grandparents

George CrawfordJane/Jeanie (Smith) Crawford
b. ca 1825 d November 26, 1891b1821 d May 8, 1891 (aged 72)
Born in Kilcootry, parish of Donacavey, County Tyrone, Ireland. Moved to Paisley during the "Hungry Forties", in the wake of the Irish Potato Famine. He and Jane had moved to Erskine, Renfrewshire by mid 1848. Then they moved their growing family to Dunbartonshire. Within Dunbartonshire they resided first at Cardross, then Bonhill and finally Alexandria, where George died in 1891 of influenza. They also had Jane (1848), Mary (1850) John (1/28,1855), Agnes (3/4/1857), James (3/1/1860) and Andrew(4/13/1862).Born in Enniskillen, county Fermanagh, Ireland to John Smith and Jane Smith. Married George in May 1847 in Paisley.