William Herrington Crawford

The Courant American
Cartersville, Georgia
February 1, 1900, page 1
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Death of Harry Crawford.
Passes Away at Home of His Sister, in This City.

Mr. Henry Crawford, a young man well known in the community, having spent the earlier portion of his life here died at the home of his sister, Mrs. T. P. Trammell, in this city on Tuesday night, of consumption, from which he had been a sufferer for several years.

William Herrington Crawford was the son of the late Col. R. A. Crawford and Caroline Crawford.

He was born in Griffin, Ga., and was 34 years of age at his death.  He was a brother of Mrs. T. P. Trammell and a half brother of Mr. J. A. Crawford, of Dalton.  His father, Col. R. A. Crawford, had charge of the building of the East and West Railroad, constructed as the Cartersville & Vanuert road.  He resided here and Harry was well known in youth of numerous of citizens of near his age in the community.  He had lived some in Atlanta.  He has been sick for several years and spent some time in South Georgia, hoping to be benefited.  He has been here with his sister for several months.

The funeral will take place today and will be conducted by Revs. E. M. Craig and W. R. Branham.  The pall bearers will be Messrs. J. W. Harris, A. B. Cunyus, Jere Field, E. Strickland, John E. Wikle and W. H. Howard.


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