Crawford, J. (d. 1888) S-5

Crawford, J. (d. 1888) S-5

Location:

Colored Cemetery
Section no: S
Memorial no: 5
Orientation:

See map of this cemetery: https://nha.org/cemeteries/maps/libcemeteryothersmap.htm

Personal Information

Name: Reverend J. E. Crawford
Gender: Male
Age: 77 years 6 months 16 days
Birth:
Death: October 20 1888
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Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
REV. J. E. CRAWFORD
Died Oct. 20, 1888
Aged
77 yrs. 6 mos. 16 ds.

[illegible one line verse]

Epitaph: Yes
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Biographical notes: “Minister of the Pleasant Street Baptist Church for over forty years; an escaped slave, he gave lectures to raise funds to purchase freedom for his sister-in-law and her daughter, enslaved in South Carolina.” — Black Heritage Trail brochure.
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Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Monument

Stone Composition: Marble, White
Stone Shape: Rectangular, pointed top
Type of Monument:
Monument Condition: Leaning|Discolored/stained
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Main motif: Lettering only
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Data Collection

Date data collected: 2002
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900:
Stone exists 2002: yes
Stone exists 2003: ?
Stone exists 2004: yes
Stone exists 2005:
Footstone exists:
Location note:
Citation source:
Field recorder: Barbara White’s 8th grade class
Data input by: Georgen Gilliam Charnes
Reviewed by: Automatic