Barber County Kansas
P. W. Crawford died at his home near Sharon on Friday, January 2, 1903, of Bright's Disease. He was bedfast less than two weeks but suffered with kidney trouble for some.
Mr. Crawford was 81 years of age. He is survived by his wife and several children and grandchildren. J. F. Crawford is one of his sons. Mr. Crawford was an excellent citizen and a good neighbor and the community is grieved at his death.
Funeral services were held Saturday.
He was the paternal grandfather of Oscar Crawford, who murdered Liva Rule at Sharon, Kansas, on Christmas Eve, 1902. The trial of Oscar Crawford was still in progress when P.W. Crawford died.