Migration Out Of Crawford County

This page is an attempt to gather into one place all those people who, at one point or another, migrated out of Crawford County, GA to somewhere else.  To submit an entry, please e-mail me with the following information:

1. Name of ancestor (Surname all in caps, then given name)
2. Name of county/state or country where this person migrated from Crawford County to and when. Approximate time is fine, if that's all you have.
3. Your name and e-mail address.

Please put "Migration Out Of Crawford" in the subject field of your e-mail. Please do not send entire histories of families.

BLACK, James, was in Taylor (County line change?) by 1860.  (Gerry Hill)
BROWN, George A., son of William and Julia P. Raines were in Crawford still 1847-8, and bought land Marion 1849, there the same year. (Gerry Hill)

BROWN, William M. and Amanda Gray  by 1834 were in Marion Co. Ga. (Gerry Hill)

BUNDRICK, Zachariah & wife Elizabeth ADAMS, daughter of Robert & Sidney MANDERSON ADAMS, left Crawford County about 1864 for Dooly (now Crisp) Co., GA, with their children, because of the Civil War. (Cynthia Nason)

CHAPMAN, John into Wood/Smith Co., along with the Webbs, Stembridge, and Nichols family.  The Chapmans, Webbs, and Stembridges were intermarried.  The Chapmans, Webbs, Stembridges and Nichols, after a group discussion decided they could do no worse by leaving Georgia.  They traveled by train to the coast, took a steamer over to New Orleands, up the river to Shreveport, south and west to Jefferson,  TX and then into Wood Co., and Smith Co., TX  (Lillie Ruby)

CHESHIRE, Philip Wood, wife Sara Faison, his brothers Turpin and Richard Jesse and wife Matilda Dunham  went to Stewart (parts later Randolph where they died) by 1840. (Gerry Hill)

DICKSON, John Barnett and Sarah Hannah Nichols (she was from Crawford) into Smith Co., TX 1859-1863 (Lillie Ruby)

GRAY, Archibald and Cynthia Armour-bought land 1836 in Talbot Co. and were there between 1843 and 1846 when Archibald died. (Gerry Hill)
HAM, James  wife MATHEWS, Susannah to Coffee Co. AL, 1856 (Rick Boswell)
HAM, Smith  wife MATHEWS, Elizabeth to Barbour Co. AL, between 1840/1849 (Rick Boswell)

HAMILTON, Zachariah was in Talbot Co. by 1850 (Gerry Hill)

HARRISON, Jonathan & wife Rachel CULLEN left Crawford County by 1839 for Randolph/ Stewart Co., GA. (Cynthia Nason)

HARRISON, Thomas D., son of Jonathan & Rachel CULLEN HARRISON, migrated to Talbot Co., GA, by 1837. He joined his parents in Stewart Co., GA, by 1851. He married his first wife, Caroline TRAINUM, in 1836, in Crawford County, but they separated in 1837. Caroline was the daughter of Clement Lemuel TRAINUM & Susanna MONTFORD, who came from Morgan Co., GA. (Cynthia Nason)

HATCHER, Sarah A. E. m.  Robert Benjamin Hamilton Nichols moved from Crawford Co., Ga to Sweetwater, Nolan, TX  (Lillie Ruby)

HOWE, Robert bought land Upson Co. from Edmund Raines-brother of W. Nahaniel 1840 and was there by 1842. (Gerry Hill)

LIGHTFOOT, Benjamin and Jenny Holiday into Navarro/Hill Co., TX. The Lightfoot and Nichols family also intermarried.  (Lillie Ruby)

MCMICHAEL, John (Reuben's brother) and Mary Jane Howe was in Talbot by 1840 (County line change) and in Marion by 1858 where his brother Seaborn had moved from Greene. (Gerry Hill)

MCMICHAEL, Reuben was in list of letters-not delivered-1835-and in Talbot by 1840 and on to Morehouse Parish La by 1850. (Gerry Hill)

NICHOLS, Daniel Benjamin and Mary Louisa Gregory from Crawford to Smith Co., TX 1880s (Lillie Ruby)

NICHOLS, Joseph Warren and Mary Ann Hatcher from Crawford Co., to San Augustine Co., TX.  Joseph was brother to Daniel Benjamin Nichols, nephew to Benjamin Nichols and Great-Nephew to Sarah Hannah Nichols Bryant Dickson. (Lillie Ruby)

NICHOLS, Robert from Crawford to Smith Co., Tx 1880s (Lillie Ruby)

RAINES, W. Nathaniel and wife Rebecca Jackson were probably there only about 6 years from Jones to Bibb, Upson before that, and on to Talbot Co. (Gerry Hill)
STEMBRIDGE, Henry Reese and Saphronia Isabell Webb (daughter of B. A. Webb) from Crawford to Smith Co., TX. (Lillie Ruby) The Webbs, along with the Stembridge and the Daniel and Benjamin Nichols families moved to Texas together from Crawford Co.

STRIPLING, Abner Jackson and Nancy Nichols from Crawford to Angelina Co., TX about 1859 (Lillie Ruby)

THAMES, John M. & Family moved from the Tabors District, Crawford County GA to Johnson County Texas about 1881.  John married Almira Vinson in Macon County GA in 1859.  When they moved to Texas, they took with them their 6 children; daughters Frances and Ann; sons Oscar, Bryan, Thurston and Washington.  John died in Johnson County TX on 4 June 1899.  John was the son of Thomas Jefferson Thames and his wife Rebecca Ray Thames. I have very little data on John's family and would appreciate any help with the details of their lives in Texas & beyond. (Cheryl Aultman)

WEBB, Bertis Alford and Mary A. Dickson from Crawford to Smith Co., TX.  Mary was the daughter of John Barnett Dickson and Martha Kinney.  John also moved to Smith Co., with his second wife Hannah Nichols Bryant. (Lillie Ruby) The Webbs, along with the Stembridge and the Daniel and Benjamin Nichols families moved to Texas together from Crawford Co.


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