Title: Fort Necessity and historic shrines of the Redstone country : Washington bi-centennial issue, 1732-1932. Author: Sons of the American Revolution. Pennsylvania Society. Fort Necessity Chapter, Uniontown
(just some genealogy)
COLONEL WILLIAM CRAWFORD - INDIAN TRADER, PIONEER and SOLDIER ON THE FRONTIER, pg. 101
WILLIAM CRAWFORD, the Scotch-Irish Indian trader, pioneer and frontier soldier, was born in Orange Co., Virginia, in the year 1732, son of HONORA and HUGH CRAWFORD.When he was four years old his father died.His mother soon married RICHARD STEPHENSON.WILLIAM CRAWFORD, his brother, VALENTINE CRAWFORD, and their half-brothers, JOHN, HUGH, RICHARD, JAMES, and MARQUIS STEPHENSON, were raised in the Shenandoah Valley near Winchester in what is now Frederick County, Virginia...By the time WILLIAM CRAWFORD had passed his 26th year he had traveled across the Allegheny Mountains as a Captain in the army of General Forbes, when that general found Fort Duquesne abandoned by the French and Indians in the year 1758.
(pg. 102) In the year 1767 WILLIAM CRAWFORD settled in what is now Fayette Co...
Upon the erection of Bedford Co. in 1771, CAPTAIN WILLIAM CRAWFORD was appointed a Justice of the Peace, and this office was renewed on the erection of Westmoreland Co. in 1773...(pg. 113 is a picture of Ruins of Colonel Crawford’s Spring House, West Connellsville, Pa.)