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Owner – “Ira Crawford’s Book Saratoga February 18th 1816”
Description – The HOLY BIBLE containing the OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS. Hartford: printed by Hudson and Goodwin. 1814
(41/2 x 7 x 2), brown, intact but very poor condition. Stained and fragile. One page of family information handwritten at the beginning of the New Testament.
Ira Crawford was born June 22nd 1793
Eunice Crawford was born May 10th 1796
married Jan 25th 1818
Edwin Crawford was born Oct 15th 1818
Died July 18th 1819
[next entry very faint and difficult to read]
Ira Crawford was born Feb 19 1825
Location – Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Catalog # - 1988.040.0001 U107L04 Transcribed by J. Wickizer: 23 May 2012
Ira Crawford was the son of John Crawford (1766-1831) and grandson of Archibald Crawford (1733-1806). Archibald and his wife and family left Westchester County and resettled in Saratoga County in about 1794. Many Crawford’s are buried in the Southside (Whitford) Cemetery in Saratoga Springs.
Ira and Eunice Crawford died in Monroe Co., NY and are buried in West Clarkson Cemetery, Clarkson, Monroe Co., NY. [findagrave.com]
A John Crawford and Jane Henderson Genealogy written by Robert C Crawford is available in the Office of the Saratoga County Historian and also in the Irena Wooten Research Room at Brookside Museum, Ballston Spa , NY.
http://www.k8vfv.com – (Crawford website; active and accessed 10/20/2014)