William T. Crawley, planter, Arkadelphia, Ark., was
originally from Morgan County, GA., where his birth occurred December
25, 1821. His parents, Robert and Elizabeth (Phillips) Crawley, born in
Wilkes County and Morgan County, Ga., respectively, were married in
1817. Robert Crawley was born in 1795 and Elizabeth Phillips Crawley in
1799. To them were given ten children, seven of whom lived to maturity.
The father was a successful planter, and was county surveyor of Morgan
County, Ga., for many years. They were members of the Missionary
Baptist Church. Elizabeth Crawley died in 1867, and Robert Crawley died
in 1871. W.T. Crawley was married to Miss T.S. Hart, of Walton
County, Ga., February 1, 1843. She was born March 6, 1823, and the
fruits of this union were nine children, six now living: Cornelia
(married J.B. Rogers, and both died during the late war, leaving two
sons, E.O. and J.T.), Leonora E. (wife of L.O. Ross), M.J. (wife of
M.G. Manning), Julia A. ( wife of R.C. Ross), Temperance A. ( wife of
J. C. Denson), and two sons, Thomas V., and George. T.V. was married to
Miss. Ella Brown in 1881. G.B. was married to Miss G. McNeil; she died
in two years, after which he married Miss. T. Ross, now living. W. T.
Crawley and wife were both members of the Missionary Baptist Church.