Jacksonville Daily Journal, Saturday, April 1, 1882
Death of David Crawford
His last will and testament recorded in the Morgan County Circuit Clerk's office shows that his wife's name was Elizabeth J. Crawford and that his son, William H. Crawford, was not yet 21 years of age. The will was dated March 27, 1882. Joseph W. Baker was appointed executor of the estate on April 8, 1882 and posted a bond of $3,000. David Crawford's death certificate shows that he was born in Kentucky and was 65 years of age at the time of his death, with burial on his own farm.