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Crawford Cemetery
Submitted by Cannon Pritchard


Jesse R. Crawford came from Mississippi to Polk County, Texas about 1871-72 when he was
21 years old. He purchased 100 acres on Woods Creek in the George Allen Survey from
Robert W. Hubert on May 27, 1873. The property was located  near Leggett, Texas.
He married his wife Sarah about 1874 and they had six children:  William H. Crawford,
Nicy Susana Crawford, Ann P. Crawford, Thomas Benjamin Crawford,  James D. Crawford,
and  John Crawford. Mr. Crawford deeded the property to his six children on Mar 31, 1905.

Location:  At the intersection of  Highway 59 and FR 942 in Leggett, Texas, go east on FR 942
to the Hortense community area; turn left on a dirt road for 6 miles. Cemetery in woods and is
located on private property behind a locked gate.

Crawford,  Jesse R.,  born  Oct 23, 1849 Miss.    died  Jan 29, 1910
Crawford,  Sarah,  born  Jun 1, 1851, Texas   died  Aug 16, 1896

Grimes,  Drew,  born  May 24, 1879,  died  Jun 26, 1898
Grimes,  Elizabeth,  born  Jun 22, 1828, Miss.  died  Aug 19, 1918
Grimes,  Frank S.,  born  Jun 10, 1894,  died  Apr 22, 1900,
        Infant son (twin) of  George & Mary Elizabeth Grimes
Grimes,  Jack A.,  born  Jun 10, 1894,  died  Apr 22, 1900,
        Infant son (twin) of  George & Mary Elizabeth Grimes
Grimes,  Ora B.,  born  May 20, 1899,  died  May 24, 1900,
        Infant daughter of  William & Fannie M. Grimes
Grimes,  William N.,  born  Jan 26, 1826, Miss.  died  Jan 16, 1908


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