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Crawford, William

James H. O’Donnell

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Crawford, William (1732–11 June 1782), soldier, was born in Frederick County, Virginia, the son of William Crawford and Onora Grimes, farmers. After Crawford’s father died in 1736, Crawford’s mother married Richard Stephenson. A resident of Frederick County, Virginia, Crawford was a surveyor and land speculator who served with his friend ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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