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History of Crawford
Odds and Ends
The Wood and Fullenwider Families in America
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
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
Some say Crawford County was named for William H.
Crawford, who was U.S. Treasury Secretary in 1818.
Others say it was named for Col. William Crawford,
who fought in the French and Indian War and
Revolutionary War, and who was burned and scalped by
Indians in 1782 in what in now Wyandot County, Ohio.
The county seat was in Leavenworth for several
decades but eventually moved to English.
Daniel Weathers was selected to be the first
Boone - Jennings - Johnson - Liberty - Ohio -
Patoka - Sterling - Union - Whiskey Run
CITIES AND TOWNS
Alton - English - Leavenworth - Marengo -
County Seat: English
Beechwood - Carefree - Curby - Eckerty -
Fredonia - Grantsburg - Miffin - Riceville -
Riddle - Sulphur - Taswell - West Fork -
Year Organized: 1818
Square Miles: 308.72
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News: The female school teachers of
Crawford county, Indiana, have pledged
themselves not to wear corsets.
Wills/Probate: Administrator's Notice
and Sales for Aaron Adams and James M.
Totten; Notice of the Estate of Jeremiah
Stories: Random Notes written inside
a copy of The Complete Poetical Works
of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1880 -
submitted by James Michael Gish
News: White Cap Diabolism - submitted
by Robin Line
Obits: James Anglad and wife - submitted by
additional Crawford County History, listing
of Township, Cities and Towns,
Unincorporated Towns - Main Index Page
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Where to find information in Crawford County,
County Health Dept.
306 S. Oak Hill Circle, P.O. Box 246
English, Indiana 47118-0216
P.O. Box 375, 316 Court St.
English, Indiana 47118
County Genealogical & Historical
P.O. Box 133
Leavenworth, Indiana 47137
140 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
County Public Library
203 Indiana Avenue, P.O. Box 159
English, Indiana 47118-0159
English Town Hall
204 South Main Street
P.O. Box 258, 106 Sloan Ave.
English, Indiana 47118-0258
316 South Court Street
English, Indiana 47118
S. Court Street, P.O. Box 214
English, Indiana 47118-0214
Southern Indiana Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 665
New Albany, Indiana 47151
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