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Henry H. Crawford
1859 - 1900
Henry H. Crawford was born about 1859 in an unknown place and died about 1900 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 41 years old.

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Census6/8/1880 1123 District GA (Calhoun County) 21 yrs old 
#53 -- Sim D. Howard (age 36, a farmer born in AL, both parents born in GA) and his wife Polly (age 40, born in GA, both parents born in GA). Willie Crawford (16, born in GA), a nephew, is living with them and working as a farm laborer.

#54 - Henry H. Crawford (21) and wife, Martha J. (16). both born in GA. Henry is a farm laborer.

#56: Mary A. Howard (age 39, born in GA) is listed as head of household consisting of her sisters: Sarah J (age 34), Renea (age 27), Elizabeth (age 11), Sena B. (age 2, relationship stated as Mary's niece). All say they were born in AL, their father was born in GA and their mother was born in North Carolina. Sarah is a farm laborer and the rest are keeping house.

note next door to Sim is Ann L. Ellis (1827 AL) she is the widow of William B. Ellis (1830 GA) -he maybe related to Sim's mother 

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6 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
10 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
18 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
20 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
30 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
36 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
38 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
41 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.
41 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
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2 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
3 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
23 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
26 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
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1 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
3 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
4 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
6 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
9 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
16 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
17 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded


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Martha Rigsby - Howard
Born about 1865 and died about 1900
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The Children of Henry H. Crawford

Henry Dowling Crawford
Born somewhere in Georgia on December 18, 1882 and died in Cedar Springs, Early County, Georgia on December 29, 1919. He was 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 Har...
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Simmie Crawford
Born somewhere in Georgia on an unknown day in July 1882 and died somewhere in Georgia about 1945. She was about 62 years old.

She was blind. After the death of her parents she lived with her grandfather Simeon D. Howard Jr. After his death she lived at the Dixie Boarding House in Bainbridge, Georgia. ...
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