Agnes Crawford1,2

(circa 1740 - after 20 November 1796)

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Relationship5th great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Tracy
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
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Some Background

Agnes Crawford was also known as Nanny Martin as the Cheshire Town Records show her name when recording the births of her children, Anda and Chancey. Wallingford Town Records consistently show her name spelled as "Agnis."4
FatherSamuel Crawford (c. 1715 - 17 Oct 1760); This father-daughter relationship is strongly suggested, if not confirmed, by the fact that at about the time of Samuel's death Agnes and James Martin named one of their sons "Samuel Crawford Martin: (b. 28 Oct 1760)3
MotherSarah Moor

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildAgnes Crawford was born circa 1740. A record of Agnes' birth is yet to be located, but that her father was Samuel Crawford is supported by the fact that she and James named one of their sons "Samuel Crawford Martin". It would also preclude a birth in Ireland as some sources have said. Her parents were married in Massachusetts, 1735.3,1,5
BrideAgnes Crawford married James Martin, son of Robert Martin and Abigail Parker, on 8 March 1758 in Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut Colony, New England.6,7,8
DeceasedShe died after 20 November 1796 in Middletown, Steuben Co., New York. or possibly Ontario, Steuben Co.1

Children with James Martin:

Residences and Censuses

She was probably the female under listed in the household of her husband, James Martin, in the 1790 Federal Census of Chemung Town, Montgomery Co., New York.9

Sources - Citations

  1. [S114] Steve Newton - Compiler, Compiler, My Ancestry - Martha Martin, online at: GEDCOM at; (RootsWeb's World Connect Project), accessed 16 April 2006.
  2. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  3. [S146] Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records - Statewide Slip Index (Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut State Library, unknown publish date). Citing Wallingford, Connecticut Records; Birth - Marriage - Death;, v.14 pg.502 - Barbour pg. 216.
  4. [S702] Connecticut Vital Records to 1870, online at: American Sept. 2015. From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
  5. [S307] “Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts.” Corbin Collection Volume 1: Records of Hampshire County, Massachusetts., 1 vols. (Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003). Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008., parents marriage date and location.
  6. [S146] Barbour, Wallingford, 13:558.
  7. [S807] Joseph Perkins Beach, Author and Compiler, History of Cheshire, Connecticut from 1694 to 1840 : Including Prospect, Which, As Columbia Parish, Was A Part of Cheshire Until 1829 (Cheshire, Connecticut: Lady Fenwick Chapter, D.A.R., 1912), pg 564 - Cheshire, gives date as 8 March 1758.
  8. [S337] Families of Ancient New Haven (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008). Online database -; Originally published as New Haven genealogical magazine. vols. I-VIII. Compiled by Donald Lines Jacobus. 8 vols. Rome, New York: Clarence D. Smith, 1923-1932., pg. 1150 - Martin - names, dates, places - from Wallingford Vital Records.
  9. [S432] James Martin household, 1790 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., New York, Chemung, page 75, line nos. 34 & 35; Washington: National Archives. Originally viewed and transcribed by SCT, 16 Oct 1998, at National Archives, Washington D.C., Series M637, Roll#6, James, line 34; Robert, line 35.
  10. [S146] Barbour, Wallingford, Barbour pg. 216.
  11. [S146] Barbour, Wallingford, Barbour pg. 215.
  12. [S702] Barbour Collection, online at: American, Cheshire Town Records pg.512.
  13. [S702] Barbour Collection, online at: American, Cheshire Town Records pg.464.
Last Edited21 Feb 2019

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