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Samuel Crawford
Birth: Apr. 10, 1835
Death: Oct. 21, 1913

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, 3rd Kansas Governor. Entered the Civil War as a Captain in the 2nd Kansas Volunteer Infantry, which in time was converted to cavalry, and was redesignated as the 2nd Kansas Cavarly. He was then commissioned Colonel and commander of the 83rd United States Colored Troops. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services". Two months before that, he had been elected as Governor of Kansas, an office he served in from January 1865 to November 1868. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Crawford (1780 - 1845)
  Jane Morrow Crawford (1793 - 1867)
 
 Children:
  Florence Crawford Capper (1868 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Crawford (1811 - 1865)*
  Young Crawford (1814 - 1874)*
  George W Crawford (1821 - 1872)*
  Jane Crawford Harris (1823 - 1855)*
  John Calvin Crawford (1825 - 1915)*
  Piety Crawford (1828 - 1843)*
  Margaret A. Crawford Harris (1830 - 1857)*
  William H Crawford (1832 - 1853)*
  Samuel Crawford (1835 - 1913)
  Nancy Crawford (1839 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 58, Lot 46
 
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Record added: Nov 24, 2001
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- Rebecca Marden
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- Lance
 Added: May. 15, 2012
Honoring the son of my Great-great-great Uncle (William Crawford)whose brother is my Great-great-great Grandfather, John Crawford.
- Susan Balman
 Added: Mar. 26, 2012
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