Here they are on the 1881 Canadian Census. This will give you their
correct birth dates.
Household Record 1881 Canadian Census
Name Marital Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
Thomas CRAWFORD M Male Irish 56 Ireland Farmer Methodist Canada
Mary CRAWFORD M Female Irish 53 Ireland Methodist Canada
Robert CRAWFORD Male Irish 25 Ireland Methodist Canada
Mary CRAWFORD Female Irish 23 Ireland Methodist Canada
Matthew CRAWFORD Male Irish 22 Ireland Methodist Canada
John CRAWFORD Male Irish 20 Ireland Methodist Canada
Dorcas CRAWFORD Female Irish 18 Ireland Methodist Canada
Martha CRAWFORD Female Irish 16 Ireland Methodist Canada
Rachel CRAWFORD Female Irish 13 O Ontario Methodist Canada
Dickson CRAWFORD Male Irish 10 O Ontario Methodist Canada
Elizabeth CRAWFORD Female Irish 6 O Ontario Methodist Canada
Census Place Amabel, Bruce North, Ontario
Family History Library Film 1375912
NA Film Number C-13276
Page Number 18
Household Number 75
Douglas B. Pattison wrote:
I'm researching the surnames Crawford and Dickson.
Thomas Crawford (1823/25-1894) m. Mary Jane Dickson (1828/29-1892) in
Templecarn, Donegal, 1853 Nov 10.
Their children were:
Robert Crawford 1853/56 - 1926/29
Mary ? Crawford 1857/60 - 1907
Matthew Crawford 1859/60 - 1926
John James Crawford 1860/63 - 1938
Dorcas Crawford 1863/65 - 1948/49
Martha Jane Crawford 1865/68 - 1924
Rachel Sarah Crawford 1869 - 1940
Thomas Dickson Crawford 1870 - 1935
Elizabeth Crawford 1875/76 - 1943
The first 5 or 6 children were born in Donegal.
The Crawfords emigrated from Ireland to Canada in 1865, and settled in Bruce
Anyone have information on this family?
Victoria, BC, Canada
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