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Henry Dowling Crawford 

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Henry H. Crawford
1859 - 1900

Martha Jane Rigsby - Howard
1865 - 1900
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Henry Dowling Crawford
12/18/1882 - 12/29/1919
Henry Dowling Crawford was born on December 18, 1882 somewhere in Georgia and died on December 29, 1919 in Cedar Springs, Early County, Georgia. He lived to be 37 years old.

He married Ethel P. Blanchard (9/12/1887 - 4/23/1975)
Their children were:
Mattie B. (4/10/1908 - 3/1989) - married _____ Lane, _____Mercer.
Ouida Iona(5/22/1911-9/2/2002)-married Arthur Harris Weaver(7/21/1903), Harry B. Bonnoyer(1916-1990)
Rebecca Jocelyn "Reba"(12/7/1914 -1/16/1992)-married James Sheriff
William Monroe (2/16/1907 -2/1/1980)
Henry A.(1919)
Records
Census1/1/1900 Columbia AL (Henry County) 17 yrs old 
#176 -Sim Howard (age 53,March 1847, AL), Mary B. Howard (63,Jan.1837, GA), Grandson -Simmey Crawford (17,July 1882, GA), grandson-Henry D. Crawford (15, Dec.1884 GA), gran-daughter-Berta J. Crawford (13, Aug.1886, GA), grandson-James E. Crawford (11,Apr. 1889, GA), sister-n-law-Caliley Sheffield (61, Dec. 1838, GA). Sim and Mary have been married 30 years and had one child that is not living. Sim is a farmer. James,Bertha and Henry attend school. Caliley is a widow with no children.  
Graveyard/Tombstone12/29/1919 Cedar Springs GA (Early County) 37 yrs old 
Henry D. Crawford - 12/18/1882 to 12/29/1919
Cedar Springs Cemetery 
Census1/8/1920 Cedar Springs GA (Early County) 1 yrs after death 
#84 -Ethel Crawford (age 26), Monroe Crawford (12), Mattie Crawford (11), Ouida Crawford (8), Reba Crawford (5), Henry Crawford (0). They all were born in GA, as were their parents. , address: River Road, Ethel is a widow and a farmer.  

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23 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
30 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
32 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
35 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
AgeDateEvent
7 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
13 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
15 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
18 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
18 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
19 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
20 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
21 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
22 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
24 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
24 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
24 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
30 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
31 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
32 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
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3 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
26 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
30 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
31 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
35 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
37 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
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27 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
28 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
AgeDateEvent
27 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
32 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
35 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
37 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.


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Ethel Blanchard
Born on September 12, 1887 and died on April 23, 1975
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The Children of Henry Dowling Crawford

William Monroe Crawford
Born in Haleburg, Henry County, Alabama on February 16, 1907 and died in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia on February 1, 1980. He was 73 years old.

He married in 1929 to Anne May Pounds (1910-1967), later married in 1943 to June Mae Wright (9/24/1924-5/31/2003)...
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Ouida Iona Crawford
Born in Cedar Springs, Early County, Georgia on May 22, 1911 and died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida on September 2, 2002. She was 91 years old.

She married Arthur Harris Weaver(7/21/1903), Harry B. Bonnoyer(1916-1990)
Children:
Arthur H. Weaver
Cynthia Weaver(4/7/1933 - 12/9/2007 SC)
Wayne Weaver
Ronald Weaver...
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