From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Crawford, James Columbus and Henrietta Arnold

James C. (b. 1872) and Henrietta Arnold Crawford (b. 1873) were born in Fayetteville, GA. James' mother had been a slave and remained on the plantation after she was freed.

James and Henrietta were married and had a family when they left Fayetteville some time after 1900, according to the U.S. Federal Census. They migrated north to Louisville, KY. Two of their grandchildren are Raymond Ponder and Alberta O. Jones.

Information provided by Ms. Nicole M. Martin, the Crawfords' great, great granddaughter.

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NKAA Entry: Ponder, Raymond
NKAA Entry: Jones, Alberta O.

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“Crawford, James Columbus and Henrietta Arnold,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 13, 2024,

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