Mar 1

As Saturday’s first morning light hit the 1860s Gettysburg home of John S. Crawford, The Gettysburg Daily was there to present it to you. According to the 1860 federal census, John S. Crawford was the 13th wealthiest person in Gettysburg, with a total worth of approximately $17,500. His occupation was not listed on the 1860 census.

The Crawford House. This view is taken from the northeast facing southwest at approximately 6:37 AM, March 1, 2008.

In 1860 this was still the home of Pennsylvania College (now Gettysburg College) President Henry L. Baugher. The Baugher’s moved into the modest white President’s home, still on the campus, in 1861.

The east side of the building at 444 Harrisburg St. The view is from the east, facing west at approximately 6:37 AM, March 1, 2008.

This structure, located at 444 Harrisburg Street, is known as one of the locations where United States Brigadier-General Francis C. Barlow was taken to recover from his wounds during the battle.

The east and south and sides of the building at 444 Harrisburg Street. View is taken from the southeast facing northwest at approximately 6:38 AM, March 1, 2008.

In 1860 this was still the home of Pennsylvania College (now Gettysburg College) President Henry L. Baugher. The Baugher’s moved into the modest white President’s home, still on the campus, in 1861.

The south side of 444 Harrisburg Street. View is taken from the south facing north at approximately 6:39 AM, March 1, 2008.

John S. Crawford was born circa 1797 in Pennsylvania.

The north and sides of 444 Harrisburg Street. View is taken from the north facing south at approximately 6:40 AM, March 1, 2008.

The real estate that John S. Crawford owned was valued at $12,000, and his personal estate was valued at $5500.

The north and west sides of 444 Harrisburg Street. View is taken from the northwest facing southeast at approximately 6:41 AM, March 1, 2008.

Other individuals living with John S. Crawford in 1860 (in whatever building he was living in June, 1860) included:

Elizabeth S. Crawford (1813-), born in Pennsylvania; Anna D. Crawford (1835-), born in Pennsylvania; Sarah B. Crawford (1839-), born in Pennsylvania; William Crawford (1846-), born in Pennsylvania; Mary J. Crawford (1848-), born in Pennsylvania; Robert S. Crawford (1850-), born in Pennsylvania; George D. Crawford (1853-), born in Pennsylvania; Mary Johns (1802-), born in Pennsylvania.


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