This William Crawford is a mystery. It appears that the William whomarried Oma C. Nipper in Roane Co., TN was not the same WilliamCrawford who was the son of Jonathan H. Crawford and Neoma or OmaSmith. John or Jonathan H. Crawford was a common name. There weretwo distinct individuals with that name in East Tennessee in the 1830and 1840 census and it's possible that they both had sons namedWilliam. Several Crawford researchers have stated that the Williamwho married Oma C. Nipper in 1857 in Roane Co. TN is the same man whomarried Mary E. Long in Oklahoma in 1894. The William who married OmaNipper lived with his father John H. Crawford in Roane Co.. John islisted on the 1850 Roane Co census: John H. Crofford, 47, b. Va;Rebecca, 52, b. N.C.; Lucinda, 18; WILLIAM, 17; Rebecca J., 15; JohnW., 14 and Edmund H., 12 (John H. Crawford married Rebecca Woody 15September, 1829 in Roane Co.) John H. Crafford is found in 1830 Roaneand John H. Crawford in 1840 Roane. The numbers indicate that it isthe same man living in Roane Co., from the time of his marriage in1829 until 1850. 1840 census of Roane Co., TN: John H. Crawford210001-1200001. 1830 census of Roane Co., TN: John H. Crafford00001-000001.
Father: Jonathan H. Crawford b: BET 1790 AND 1800 in Tennessee
Mother: Neoma (Oma?) C. Sarah Smith b: 1794 in North Carolina
Marriage 1 Mary E. Long b: 1837 in Ohio
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