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James Erwin Crauswell

James Erwin Crauswell

Male 1837 - 1899  (62 years)

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  • Name James Erwin Crauswell 
    Born 27 Nov 1837  Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bible Family Record of James Erwin Crauswell and his wife, Martha Jane Foster.
    Bible Family Record of James Erwin Crauswell and his wife, Martha Jane Foster.
    The bible contains birth and marriage records from James & Martha and their children.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Pike Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eastern Division, Fryers Bridge PO, p 205 [stamped 381], dwelling/family 1404/1426, day laborer, b. Alabama; personal estate value $100; enumerated by 18 Sep 1860 by J. T. Moody.  
    1860 Census for Pike County, Alabama, Eastern Division, Sheet 205 [stamped 381]
    1860 Census for Pike County, Alabama, Eastern Division, Sheet 205 [stamped 381]
    Crauswell, James E.....22...head
    _________, Martha J....21...wife
    _________, Mary E...... 3...daughter
    _________, Sarah M..... 1...daughter
    Military 1861-1865  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Private, Co L, 15th Alabama Infantry. Enlisted 1 Jul 1861 at Fort Mitchell, Alabama, under Colonel James Cantey and Major John W.L. Daniel. Fought at Firt Battle of Cold Harbor, Manassas Junction, Second Battle of Manasses, Battle of Sharpsburg and Gettysburg. The 15th Alabama Infantry became famous as the Confederate regiment that attacked Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain’s Twentieth Maine at Little Round Top in the Battle of Gettysburg. Transferred to Co E, Alabama 23rd Sharp Shooter Battalion. Mustered out on 1 December 1864. 
    Census 1870  Jefferson Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Township 15 Range 4W, p 3 [stamped 302A], dwelling/family 295/304, Blacksmith, personal estate value $75, b. Alabama; 5 Jul 1870 by W. W. Whorton. 
    1870 Census for Jefferson County, Alabama, Township 15 Range 4W, Sheet 3 [stamped 302A]
    1870 Census for Jefferson County, Alabama, Township 15 Range 4W, Sheet 3 [stamped 302A]
    Living in the household of Thomas Cambille

    Crosswell, J E....34...head
    _________, M J....32...wife
    _________, M E....13...daughter
    _________, V E.... 4...daughter
    _________, M L.... 3...daughter
    _________, M E.... 1...daughter
    Census 1880 
    Died 15 Dec 1899  Dora, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Letter dated 20 Jul 1900 from A. F. Bassham, Clerk of Fulton, AR County Court.
    Letter dated 20 Jul 1900 from A. F. Bassham
    Letter dated 20 Jul 1900 from A. F. Bassham
    State of Arkansas, County of Fulton [Arkansas] I A. F. Bassham, of the Circuit Court and Ex officio Clerk of the County Court do hereby Certify that J. E. Crauswell was a Confederate Pensioner of the State of Arkansas from Fulton County said State and drew the sum of Fifty dollars per annum and that my information is that the said J. E. Crauswell died Dec 15, 1899 in the State of Alabama, and that his widow Mrs. M. J. Crauswell now resides in the State of Alabama. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Official seal this 20th day July 1900. A. F. Bassham, Clerk.
    Buried Chickasaw Cemetery, Pocahontas, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    James Erwin Crauswell
    James Erwin Crauswell
    Husband of Martha Jane Foster. Son of J. William & Martha Hightower (Herndon) Causwell.
    James Erwin Crauswell
    James Erwin Crauswell
    Husband of Martha Jane Foster. Son of J. William & Martha Hightower (Herndon) Causwell.
    Person ID I16876  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2020 

    Father J. William Crauswell,   b. 2 Sep 1817, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1868, Linwood, Pike Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Martha Hightower Herndon,   b. 27 Jul 1820, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Jan 1837  Pike Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Jane Foster,   b. 25 Apr 1839, Talbotton, Talbot Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1910, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1855  Chattahoochee Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Crauswell,   b. 7 Jan 1857, Dora, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1950, Burnwell, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Sarah M. Crauswell,   b. 5 Dec 1859, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1862, Pike Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     3. L. G. Crauswell,   b. 22 Nov 1860, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1863, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Virginia Eveyln Crauswell,   b. 5 Sep 1865, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1940, Ogden, Weber Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Margaret Lyuna Crauswell,   b. 10 Jan 1867, Birmingham, Jefferson Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1943, Olympia, Thurston Co, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Martha Eugenia Crauswell,   b. 22 Mar 1869, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1942, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. R. E. Crauswell,   b. 11 Jan 1871, Dora, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1888, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     8. Laura Thomas Crauswell,   b. 14 Aug 1872, Dora, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1952, Birmingham, Jefferson Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. William Willis Crauswell,   b. 30 Aug 1875, Birmingham, Jefferson Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1943, Bessemer, Jefferson Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     10. John Osborn Crauswell,   b. 12 Dec 1877, Pratt City, Jefferson Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1933, Dora, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     11. D. Edwin Crauswell,   b. 3 Nov 1879, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1879, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +12. Melinda Florentine Crauswell,   b. 13 Aug 1881, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1951, Ensley, Jefferson Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jul 1855 - Chattahoochee Co, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Private, Co L, 15th Alabama Infantry. Enlisted 1 Jul 1861 at Fort Mitchell, Alabama, under Colonel James Cantey and Major John W.L. Daniel. Fought at Firt Battle of Cold Harbor, Manassas Junction, Second Battle of Manasses, Battle of Sharpsburg and Gettysburg. The 15th Alabama Infantry became famous as the Confederate regiment that attacked Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain’s Twentieth Maine at Little Round Top in the Battle of Gettysburg. Transferred to Co E, Alabama 23rd Sharp Shooter Battalion. Mustered out on 1 December 1864. - 1861-1865 - Civil War Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1899 - Dora, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chickasaw Cemetery, Pocahontas, Walker Co, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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    James Erwin Crauswell
    James Erwin Crauswell
    Husband of Martha Jane Foster and son of J. William & Martha Hightower (Herndon) Crauswell.


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