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SMITH, Letitia (1817 - 1896)

         
Name
(Gender)
Birth Date
Place
Death Date
Interment
Spouse
Name
Birth Date
Place
Death Date
Interment
SMITH,
Letitia
28 Aug 1817
Greenbriar, VA 
13 Jun 1896
Crawfordsville, OR
Crawfordsville Union Cemetery
CRAWFORD,
Philemon
Vawter
24 Sep 1814
Madison, Jefferson, IN
1 Feb 1901
Eugene, Lane, OR
Crawfordsville Union Cemetery
Father: SMITH, Henry
Mother: UNKNOWN, Margaret
Siblings: SMITH:
James; John B.; William; Peter; Irby; Joseph
Father: CRAWFORD, James Maxwell
Mother: VAWTER, Lucy
Siblings: CRAWFORD:
Rachel; Robert Crawford; Rebecca;
Marriage: 18 Dec 1833, Madison, Jefferson, IN
Oregon Trail Pioneer

Letitia SMITH CRAWFORD and her husband, Philemon Vawter CRAWFORD with five children - Henry Paschal, Jasper Vincent, Margaret S., Ulric B., Otheo (Otho) (ages 4-14) - left Madison, Indiana for Oregon on 28 March 1851 . They were accompanied by his cousin, Cyrus Vawter, and life-long friend, Noah Shanks. They arrived in Oregon 20 Sept 1851 (152 days) and settled Donation Land Claim #1682 (sc 1 Sep 1854) on the upper Calapooia River, near present day Crawfordsville, which is named in their honor.

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 Henry SMITH_______|                 ________________ 
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|- Letitia SMITH                     ________________ 
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|Margaret UNKNOWN__|                 ________________
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Sources:
Online Links
http://pedigree.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/pedview.dll?ti=0&Ind=3026&File=54898
http://pedigree.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/pedview.dll?ti=0&Ind=610&File=118340
http://pedigree.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/pedview.dll?ti=0&Ind=60&File=81598
http://ncbible.org/nwh/orhistdb.html#crawfordsville
Oregon Trail in 1851
  P.V. Crawford group from Indiana included 74 persons; arrived in St. Joseph on April 9, moved a mile east of town to organize; crossed the MO April 25, traveled six miles and camped until April 27 when they began their journey to Oregon.
  • CRAWFORD, Beverly Vawter (1835-1928): d/o Phileon and Letitia (Smith) Crawford
  • CRAWFORD, Elvin John (1841-1934): s/o Phileon and Letitia (Smith) Crawford
  • CRAWFORD, Henry Pascal (1837-1923): s/o Phileon and Letitia (Smith) Crawford
  • CRAWFORD, Jasper Vincent (1839-1915): s/o Phileon and Letitia (Smith) Crawford
  • CRAWFORD, Margaret S. (1843- ): d/o Phileon and Letitia (Smith) Crawford
  • CRAWFORD, Phileon Vawter (1814-1901): m'd 1833 SMITH, Letitia; settled Yamhill Co; moved to Linn Co and in 1869 founded the city of Crawfordsville
  • CRAWFORD, Ulric L. (1845-1867): s/o Phileon and Letitia (Smith) Crawford
  • SHANKS, Noah: m'd [] , Mary
  • SMITH, Letitia: m'd 1833 CRAWFORD, Phileon Vawter
  • SMITH, Peter: m'd [] , Rachel
  • VAWTER, William:
  Journal of A Trip Across The Plains, 1851 by P.V. Crawford, Oregon Historical Society Quarterly 1924 Vol 25 p.137-169"
  CRAWFORD FAMILY RESEARCHER:
Don Crawford at don@thecrawfords.net
History of Linn County, ©1982 L. M. Wheeler, p.38-40
Pioneer Stories of Linn County, Oregon Volume 1, by Leslie L. Haskin & Et Al (1984), p. 93-99

Children
Names

Birth Date
Place
Death Date
Interment
Marriage Date
Place
Spouse
Name
(Grand)
Children
1) CRAWFORD,
Beverly
V.
7 May 1835
Madison, Jefferson, IN
1838
na na na
2) CRAWFORD
Henry
Paschal
7 May 1837
Madison, Jefferson, IN

Lapwai Station (Mission), ID
25 Dec 1860
Linn, OR
FINLEY,
Elizabeth
3) CRAWFORD
Jasper
Vincent
7 Aug 1838
Madison, Jefferson, IN 

11 Jun 1867
Linn, OR
DUNLAP,
Elizabeth N. Dunlap
CRAWFORD:
4) CRAWFORD
Margaret
S.
7 Feb 1843
Madison, Jefferson, IN

18 Mar 1858
Linn, OR
CONOVER,
William C.
5) CRAWFORD
Ulric
B. (L)
Feb 1845
Madison, Jefferson, IN
1856
Brownsville, OR


6) CRAWFORD
Otheo
(Otho)
1847
1856


7) CRAWFORD
Mary
A.
1852
Linn, OR


DUNLAP,
David
Findley
DUNLAP:
  1. Loena Margret
  2. John B.
  3. Hattie Mable
  4. Lottie Zilpha
  5. George Layton
  6. William Philemon
  7. Bessie Luella
  8. Elvin David
8) CRAWFORD
Zilpha
28 Nov 1854
Crawfordsville, OR 
1887
24 Dec 1870
Linn, OR
FULLER,
V. R.
9) CRAWFORD
Louisa
Serrell
25 Aug 1858
Brownsville, Linn, OR

21 Aug 1877
Linn, OR
LEWIS,
Timothy
Ambrose
LEWIS:
  1. Arta Bell
  2. Francis Crawford
  3. Ralph Everett
  4. Floyd Lindsay
  5. Josie Mary Letitia
  6. Oran Wright
  7. Annie Ethel
  8. Lila Catherine
  9. Lester Ambrose
  10. Eunice Viola
  11. Rilla Ainslee
10) CRAWFORD,
Goodwin
1859
Linn, OR
ABT 1859
na na na
11) CRAWFORD,
B.
Vawter
5 Aug 1862
Boston Mill
Shedd (Station), Linn, OR
15 Dec 1921
13 Oct 1889
Mabel, Lane, OR
COWGILL,
Mary
F.
(COGWELL?)
CRAWFORD:
  1. James Vawter
  2. Clyde Franklin
  3. Lewis Guy
Uncertain Relationships
__) CRAWFORD,
Elvin
J.
15 Nov 1841
Madison, Jefferson, IN 

1) ?
2) 15 Nov 1865
3) ?
1) ADAMS,
Anna
2) ADAMS,
Alice A.
3) WAYMIRE,
Mary J.
CRAWFORD:
  1. Effie Ellen
  2. Edwin Manifred
  3. Elvin John
  4. Mary Letitia
  5. Elma May
  6. Philemon Vawter
  7. Uleric Zwingle
__) CRAWFORD,
Cerel
AFT. 1859



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