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George and Catherine Crawford Family

George and Catherine Crawford Family

George and Catherine Crawford Family, photo taken 1894.

Back Row Left-Right: Margaret (1874-1960), Mildred (1867-1957), Belle (1872-1947), Kate (1863-1926)

Center Row Left-Right: seated George W. Crawford (1840-1922), Robert L. (1870-1937), Catherine (1845-1923)

Front Row Left-Right: on floor next to father is Jennie (1882-1954), kneeling/leaning on father, is Georgia (1878-1969), on floor next to mother is Etta (1885-1961)

Margaret married James Dunnigan, Mildred married D.C. Porter, Belle married Frank Unger, Kate married James Jeffery.

Robert L married Florence Koonce, Jennie married Claude Harwick, Georgia married Joseph P. Meyers, and Etta married Oliver Firm.

George W. Crawford (1840-1922) married Catherine Bowie (1845 – 1923) on April 12, 1862 in Sharon Pa. George immigrated to the US in 1855 with his parents Robert and Lillias Notman Crawford, and siblings. Catherine immigrated to the US in 1854 with her parents, John and Catherine Nielson Bowie, and her siblings. Both families settled in Hickory Twp.

George and Catherine moved to Grove City in 1885 and remained there until their death. They owned/operated a grocery store out of their home on Jackson St. for awhile. George was director of Mercer County Poor Farm at the time of his death in 1922.

Submitted by Lori Porter Moore, great great granddaughter

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