JOHN CRAWFORD, farmer, P. 0. London, is son of William and Sarah (Blizard) Crawford. His father came to Ohio.
from West Virginia, about 1814, and located on a farm two miles west of London; from there he moved to Midway,
and then to the farm occupied by our subject, on the Madison & Fayette Turnpike. He was hardy pioneer and good
farmer, and lived until 1875. Subject's mother was also an early pioneer of the county, her parents having come
from the neighborhood of Chillicothe in 1811. They had twelve children. Our subject's grandfather was born near
Culpeper Court House, W. Va., where he lived and died. John was raised and born in the county, where he has sine
resided. He attended the public schools at intervals, and received the rudiments of an English education. He is
a Democrat in politics, having cast his first vote for George B. McClellan, and in 1874, served as Township Assessor.
He occupies 190 1/2 acres of land, where his father settled, and is engaged in farming and stock raising.
History of Madison County, Ohio
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Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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