The Crawford coat of arms came Into Existence centuries ago The Crawford tartan comes in several styles The Crawford badge is a stag's head
the process of creating coats of arms(also often called family crests) The colour and pattern depended upon the The motto is: TUTUM ROBORE REDDAM
began in the eight and ninth centuries current Clan Alliance I will give you safety in strength"
The new art of Heraldry made it possible for families and even
individual family members to havetheir very own coat of arms.
The name of Crawford is deeply rooted in Scottish history, dating back to
the 11th century. However, some time in the past my Crawford relatives emigrated to
I would like to thank Brenda Bates Hand for her invaluable help in filling in blanks in my family database and correcting some others. I am especially grateful to her for providing the almost lost photos of (i) John Crawford, (ii)William Crawford and Jane McDowell, and (iii)William Boyd Young.
In 1822, John Crawford, wife Frances and brother
William came to
Built in 1860 by John's son William, some say the original 1820's log cabin, built by John, still exists, in part, within the walls of the current house.
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