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J. M. Crawford
Clayton Twp.

J. M. Crawford, one to the prominent citizens of Clayton City, was born in Adams County, O., Nov. 24, 1843. He moved with his parents to Cassville, Wisc., in 1845, from whence they removed in 1847 to Guttenberg, Ia., where the father engaged in hotelkeeping. In 1854 they settled in Clayton Township, and eleven years later J. M. removed to the town of Clayton, where he has resided since. He is a carpenter, and joiner by trade, and successfully followed this business. He was married on June 9, 1867, to Elizabeth Gregory, who was born in Wisconsin, in 1850. Three children have blessed this union- John Edgar, born 1869; Albert Noble, in 1871; and Agnes E., in 1874. Mr. Crawford votes the Democratic ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 721
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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