Established in 1818, Crawford County is located in Southern Indiana with the Ohio River as it's southern border. Thomas Stroud was the first non-native settler of Crawford County, Indiana, as indicated by the resources on the additional historical facts page, which were graciously abstracted by Lance Stroud - a descendant of Thomas Stroud.
Early settlers of Crawford County were Peter Peckinpaugh,
who moved back to Kentucky for fear of Indians but returned
later, Gorry Jones, Henry Green, James Totten, Henry Fullenwider,
William Mcay, Andrew and Joseph Kinkaid, Moses Smith and Robert Fields.
Daniel Weathers was selected to be the first sheriff.
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