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Crawford Short was born December 25, 1813.
He married Ann Eliza Meadows Harden on October 25, 1865.
Ann Eliza was the daughter of John Meadows and Jane Ballew Meadows.
She was born in Indiana on January 19, 1829. Prior to her marriage to Crawford, she was married to Benjamin Harden, who died May 13, 1864.
To this union 6 children were born, 4 dead and 2 living. The two living were:

Dorcas Harden born 1859

Alice Harden born 1864

Here are the children/birth years of Crawford Short and Ann Eliza Meadows Harden.

Lucy Etta Short October 28, 1867 Husband was Amos Conner.

Lura Ellen Short February 5, 1869 Husband was Chester Lesan

Stephen A. Douglas Short November 3, 1871 Wife was Cora Myrtle Hall

Oscar Short January 15, 1874 Wife was Matilda Mackey



Stephen A. Douglas Short was so named after the famous politician who debated with Abraham Lincoln. Steve married Cora Myrtle Hall on March 30, 1892. To this union were born:

Infant Girl January 26, 1893 Died January 26, 1893

Flossie May Short January 19, 1894 Died August 31, 1895

Hallie Short (male) October 1, 1895 Died February 16, 1918

Alma Short October 14, 1897 Died March 2, 1899

Roy Short (aka Bill) January 22, 1901 Died December 25, 1989

Garld Short March 9, 1912 Died October 6, 2002

Infant Son December 10, 1916 Died December 10, 1916



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