Crawford, Andrew Jackson
Crawford, Andrew Jackson a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Tennessee. He fought in the battle of New Orleans, in the war of 1812;
embraced religion in his young manhood, and became a member of the Tennessee Conference in 1821. He was sent out by the United States government as a surveyor of lands in the Cherokee nation, and at the same time as missionary to the Indians. In 1835 he removed to Alabama, served some years as register of the land-office at Demopolis, and then united with the Alabama Conference. He spent his last years in retirement at his home in Marengo County, where he died in July 1866. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1866, page 41.