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Subject: Spencer CRAIN, Sr.- born Abt. 1740 in Warren Cnty, NC
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 08:43:03 -0600


Descendants of Spencer CRAIN, Sr

Generation No. 1

1. SPENCER1 CRAIN, SR was born Abt. 1740 in Warren Cnty, NC, and died Abt. 1824 in , Jasper, GA. He

married ELIZABETH BARBOUR. She was born Abt. 1751 in SC, and died September 1835 in , Jasper, GA.



More About SPENCER CRAIN, SR:

Bounty Grants: September 27, 1784, Wilkes Cnty, GA

Census: 1820, Jasper Cnty, GA1

Headright Grants: 1785, GA

Residence: Abt. 1783, GA

Tax List: Bet. 1785 - 1802, Wilkes Cnty, GA



More About ELIZABETH BARBOUR:

Census: 1830, Jasper Cnty, GA



Children of SPENCER CRAIN and ELIZABETH BARBOUR are:

i. LEWIS2 CRAIN.

More About LEWIS CRAIN:

Note: Goode American Family Geneolgy

ii. BETSY CRAIN, m. BAUGHAN.

2. iii. NANCY CRAIN.

3. iv. OLIVE CRAIN, d. Abt. 1811, , Jasper, GA.

4. v. SPENCER CRAIN, JR, b. October 18, 1769, NC; d. December 23, 1864, Jasper Cnty, GA.

vi. WILLIAM CRAIN, b. Abt. 1770; m. ELEANOR "NELLY" TOMPKINS, January 21, 1801, Oglethorpe Cnty,

GA.

5. vii. GEORGE CRAIN, b. July 29, 1775; d. March 20, 1837, Meriwether Cnty, GA ??.

Generation No. 2

2. NANCY2 CRAIN (SPENCER1) She married ISAAC HILL March 1784 in Wilkes Cnty, GA.

Notes for NANCY CRAIN:

Received a gunshot in the leg during the Revolutionary War, while in GA, and was crippled for life.

Child of NANCY CRAIN and ISAAC HILL is:

i. ELIZABETH3 HILL.

3. OLIVE2 CRAIN (SPENCER1) died Abt. 1811 in , Jasper, GA. She married JOHN HEARD, JR, son of STEPHEN

HEARD and ELIZABETH GILMORE. He was born Abt. 1776 in , Cumberland, VA, and died Abt. 1824 in ,

Jasper, GA.

Notes for OLIVE CRAIN:

Went to Ark.

Children of OLIVE CRAIN and JOHN HEARD are:

i. SPENCER CRAIN3 HEARD, b. 1805; d. 1851, California.

Notes for SPENCER CRAIN HEARD:

Moved to California

ii. STEPHEN D HEARD, b. October 26, 1807, Wilkes Cnty, GA.

iii. OLIVE HEARD, b. 1809.

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iv. JOHN DAWSON HEARD, b. December 30, 1809.

4. SPENCER2 CRAIN, JR (SPENCER1) was born October 18, 1769 in NC, and died December 23, 1864 in Jasper

Cnty, GA. He married MARY "POLLY" TOMPKINS July 16, 1803 in Oglethorpe Cnty, GA, daughter of

HUMPHREY TOMPKINS and AMELIA EUBANKS. She was born October 19, 1779, and died May 20, 1829 in

Jasper Cnty, GA.

More About SPENCER CRAIN, JR:

Burial: Crain Cemetery Jasper Cnty, GA2

Census: 1820, Jasper Cnty, GA3

Moved: Oglethorpe to Jasper, GA

Residence: 1803, Oglethorpe Cnty, GA

Tax List: Bet. 1793 - 1800, Wilkes Cnty, GA

More About MARY "POLLY" TOMPKINS:

Burial: Crain Cemetery Jasper Cnty, GA

Children of SPENCER CRAIN and MARY TOMPKINS are:

i. LEWIS3 CRAIN.

ii. NANCY CRAIN.

iii. OLIVER CRAIN.

iv. BETTY CRAIN.

v. JASPER CRAIN, m. ALICE CARLISLE.

More About JASPER CRAIN:

Residence: Williamson Cnty, IL

6. vi. CATHERINE ANN CRAIN, b. 1806.

7. vii. SPENCER CRAIN, b. 1807, GA.

5. GEORGE2 CRAIN (SPENCER1) was born July 29, 1775, and died March 20, 1837 in Meriwether Cnty, GA ??4.

He married (1) AMELIA "EMILY" TOMPKINS June 28, 1799 in Oglethorpe Cnty, GA, daughter of HUMPHREY

TOMPKINS and AMELIA EUBANKS. He married (2) SUSANNAH HEARD-DARDEN March 05, 1804, daughter

of STEPHEN HEARD and ELIZABETH GILMORE. She was born November 08, 1778 in SC or NC, and died June

28, 1862 in , Heard, GA.

More About GEORGE CRAIN:

Census: 1820, Jasper Cnty, GA5

More About SUSANNAH HEARD-DARDEN:

Census: 1860, Heard Cnty, GA6

Child of GEORGE CRAIN and AMELIA TOMPKINS is:

i. SUSANA3 CRAIN, m. THOMAS PINCKARD, June 14, 1818.

Children of GEORGE CRAIN and SUSANNAH HEARD-DARDEN are:

ii. GIRL3 CRAIN.

8. iii. ELIZABETH HEARD CRAIN, b. March 08, 1805.

9. iv. SPENCER C CRAIN, b. Abt. 1808; d. Bet. 1850 - 1860, Heard Cnty, GA.

v. GIRL CRAIN, b. Bet. 1810 - 1815.

10. vi. STEPHEN G CRAIN, b. Abt. 1812.

11. vii. WILLIAM G CRAIN, b. Abt. 1816, GA; d. Abt. 1892.

viii. CHARLES LEE CRAIN, b. September 20, 1819.

More About CHARLES LEE CRAIN:

Census: 1860, Heard Cnty, GA

ix. THOMAS LEE CRAIN, b. Abt. 1826.

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More About THOMAS LEE CRAIN:

Census: 1850, Heard Cnty, GA

Generation No. 3

6. CATHERINE ANN3 CRAIN (SPENCER2, SPENCER1) was born 1806. She married WILLIAM MERIWETHER

MARKS December 22, 1831. He was born February 01, 1807 in Oglethorpe Cnty, GA, and died August 28,

1876.

Children of CATHERINE CRAIN and WILLIAM MARKS are:

i. NANCY ELIZABETH4 MARKS, m. CHARLES LEWIS GILMER.

ii. NICHOLAS MARKS.

iii. REBECCA MARKS, m. GEORGE MATHEWS.

12. iv. JAMES MARKS, b. November 05, 1832; d. May 03, 1868.

13. v. MARY LOUISE MARKS, b. November 29, 1834; d. May 13, 1916.

14. vi. SPENCER CRAIN MARKS, b. March 07, 1840, Pike Road, Montgomery Cnty, AL; d. January 12, 1904.

15. vii. SAMUEL BLACKBURN MARKS, b. April 07, 1844, MOntgomery Cnty, AL.

7. SPENCER3 CRAIN (SPENCER2, SPENCER1) was born 1807 in GA. He married MARY SIMMONS January 30,

1834 in Meriwether, GA. She was born 1818.

More About SPENCER CRAIN:

Residence: Williamson Cnty, IL

Children of SPENCER CRAIN and MARY SIMMONS are:

16. i. GEORGE A4 CRAIN, b. 1834.

ii. JOHN G CRAIN, b. 1836.

iii. STEPHEN H CRAIN, b. 1837.

iv. SUSAN A CRAIN, b. 1841.

v. EMILY C CRAIN, b. 1843.

vi. SPENCER C CRAIN, b. 1849.

8. ELIZABETH HEARD3 CRAIN (GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born March 08, 1805. She married CHARLES

MCDOWELL 1820.

Children of ELIZABETH CRAIN and CHARLES MCDOWELL are:

17. i. PATRICK HENRY4 MCDOWELL.

18. ii. EMMA MCDOWELL.

iii. JAMES HENRY MCDOWELL.

iv. CHARLES JEFFERSON MCDOWELL, b. 1826.

9. SPENCER C3 CRAIN (GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born Abt. 1808, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Heard Cnty,

GA. He married MARY J GERMANY. She was born Abt. 1819.

More About MARY J GERMANY:

Census: 1860, Heard Cnty, GA6

Children of SPENCER CRAIN and MARY GERMANY are:

19. i. GEORGE A4 CRAIN, b. 1835.

ii. JOHN G CRAIN, b. Abt. 1837.

20. iii. STEPHEN H CRAIN, b. June 22, 1838; d. November 19, 1906.

iv. SUSAN A CRAIN, b. 1842.

v. EMILY C CRAIN, b. 1844.

vi. MARY J CRAIN, b. 1847.

vii. SPENCER C CRAIN, b. 1849.

viii. WILLIAM CRAIN, b. 1853.

21. ix. CHARLES MCDOWELL CRAIN, b. 1858.

x. AMANDA CRAIN, b. 1858.

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10. STEPHEN G3 CRAIN (GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born Abt. 1812. He married UNK.

More About STEPHEN G CRAIN:

Census: 1860, Heard Cnty, GA

Children of STEPHEN CRAIN and UNK are:

i. GEORGE A4 CRAIN, b. Abt. 1845.

ii. STEPHEN H CRAIN, b. Abt. 1849.

11. WILLIAM G3 CRAIN (GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born Abt. 1816 in GA, and died Abt. 1892. He married (1)

MARY E RANSOM-WARE, daughter of DAVIS RANSOME and LUCINDA BIRD. She was born March 19, 1829,

and died Abt. 1888. He married (2) FRANCES MALONE. She was born October 14, 1816, and died June 18,

1853.

More About WILLIAM G CRAIN:

Burial: Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Heard Cnty, GA

Census: 1860, Heard Cnty, GA6

More About MARY E RANSOM-WARE:

Burial: Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Heard Cnty, GA

Children of WILLIAM CRAIN and MARY RANSOM-WARE are:

22. i. MARTHA A4 CRAIN, b. 1856.

23. ii. SAMUEL RANSOM CRAIN, b. March 04, 1861; d. January 29, 1945, Coweta Cnty, GA.

24. iii. SPENCER JAMES CRAIN, b. June 1865; d. December 28, 1919.

Child of WILLIAM CRAIN and FRANCES MALONE is:

25. iv. LAURA4 CRAIN, b. 1836; d. October 26, 1893.

Generation No. 4

12. JAMES4 MARKS (CATHERINE ANN3 CRAIN, SPENCER2, SPENCER1) was born November 05, 1832, and died

May 03, 1868. He married ELIZA WILLIAMS MEANS, daughter of ROBERT MEANS.

Children of JAMES MARKS and ELIZA MEANS are:

i. JOHN SCOTT5 MARKS, m. REBECCA LEE.

ii. CAROLINE MEANS MARKS, d. June 27, 1909; m. THOMAS HARVEY CLARK, April 13, 1877; b.

November 16, 1857; d. Washington, DC.

iii. ROBERT MEANS MARKS.

iv. MARY MEANS MARKS, m. WHITNEY.

13. MARY LOUISE4 MARKS (CATHERINE ANN3 CRAIN, SPENCER2, SPENCER1) was born November 29, 1834, and

died May 13, 1916. She married JOSEPH MILWARD WILLIAMS, son of SINGLETON WILLIAMS and /UNK/

BERDELABEU. He was born August 07, 1832 in MOntgomery Cnty, AL, and died October 15, 1882.

Children of MARY MARKS and JOSEPH WILLIAMS are:

i. SINGLETON5 WILLIAMS.

ii. CATHERINE CRANE WILLIAMS, b. February 06, 1859; m. WILLIAM CHAPMAN HOLT, December 08,

1881.

iii. ANNE MARKS WILLIAMS, b. January 25, 1864; d. NC.

iv. FRANCES MILWARD WILLIAMS, b. November 10, 1866.

v. REBECCA SINGLETON WILLIAMS, b. October 22, 1870; m. ALBERT RHETT TABER, November 1893.

vi. JAMES MARKS WILLIAMS, b. April 12, 1873; d. NC; m. MADELIN WYMAN NELSON.

14. SPENCER CRAIN4 MARKS (CATHERINE ANN3 CRAIN, SPENCER2, SPENCER1) was born March 07, 1840 in Pike

Road, Montgomery Cnty, AL, and died January 12, 1904. He married LAURA HALL SNODGRASS, daughter of

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JOHN SNODGRASS and /UNK/ HALL.

Children of SPENCER MARKS and LAURA SNODGRASS are:

i. WILLIAM MATHEW5 MARKS, m. JANE HAWKINS ANDREWS, 1901, Raleigh, NC.

ii. SPENCER CRAIN MARKS.

iii. ELTHEL MARKS, d. Bef. 1927; m. GUY BRIGHTWELL.

15. SAMUEL BLACKBURN4 MARKS (CATHERINE ANN3 CRAIN, SPENCER2, SPENCER1) was born April 07, 1844 in

MOntgomery Cnty, AL. He married (1) LAURA LEWIS JAMES, daughter of LORENZO JAMES. He married (2)

MARTHA MEANS 1868, daughter of ROBERT MEANS.

Children of SAMUEL MARKS and LAURA JAMES are:

i. ELLEN SCOTT5 MARKS, m. (1) MOHARREN BEY; m. (2) L STAFORD PETTY.

ii. CHARLES LEWIS MARKS.

iii. CHURCHILL MARKS, m. SALLIE WATKINS WOOD.

iv. ELIZABETH THORNTON MARKS, d. 1911; m. (1) WALTER L BRAGG; m. (2) ELMORE JOSEPH

FITZPATRICK, Frederickm MD; b. March 06, 1828; d. July 27, 1884, MOntgomery Cnty, AL.

v. CHARLES LEWIS MARKS, b. March 31, 1882, MOntgomery Cnty, AL; m. PRISCILLA COOPER SCOTT; b.

November 01, 1887.

Child of SAMUEL MARKS and MARTHA MEANS is:

vi. HUGH MEANS5 MARKS, b. 1874, MOntgomery Cnty, AL.

16. GEORGE A4 CRAIN (SPENCER3, SPENCER2, SPENCER1) was born 1834. He married MARY E /UNK/. She was

born 1842.

Child of GEORGE CRAIN and MARY /UNK/ is:

i. HENRY5 CRAIN, b. 1859.

17. PATRICK HENRY4 MCDOWELL (ELIZABETH HEARD3 CRAIN, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) He married UNK.

Child of PATRICK MCDOWELL and UNK is:

26. i. EMMA5 MCDOWELL.

18. EMMA4 MCDOWELL (ELIZABETH HEARD3 CRAIN, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) She married UNK ALLEN. He was

born in New York City, NY.

Child of EMMA MCDOWELL and UNK ALLEN is:

i. JAMES M5 ALLEN.

19. GEORGE A4 CRAIN (SPENCER C3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born 1835. He married MARY /UNK/.

More About GEORGE A CRAIN:

Census: 1860, Heard Cnty, GA

Child of GEORGE CRAIN and MARY /UNK/ is:

i. HENRY5 CRAIN, b. December 1859.

20. STEPHEN H4 CRAIN (SPENCER C3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born June 22, 1838, and died November 19,

1906. He married SARAH FRANCES SIMMS, daughter of BRITTAIN SIMMS and ANN COLBERT. She was born

November 23, 1839, and died March 21, 1916.

More About STEPHEN H CRAIN:

Burial: Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Heard Cnty, GA

Census: 1860, Heard Cnty, GA

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More About SARAH FRANCES SIMMS:

Burial: Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Heard Cnty, GA

Children of STEPHEN CRAIN and SARAH SIMMS are:

27. i. WALTER WISDOM5 CRAIN, d. December 15, 1898.

ii. WILLIAM CRAWFORD CRAIN.

iii. SARA FRANCES CRAIN, d. At Birth.

iv. THOMAS CRAIN, d. At Birth.

v. BRITTAIN SIMMS CRAIN, b. September 16, 1866; d. August 25, 1907.

vi. JOHN ROBERT CRAIN, b. 1869; d. November 1950.

21. CHARLES MCDOWELL4 CRAIN (SPENCER C3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born 1858. He married PARRY

WILLIAMS.

Children of CHARLES CRAIN and PARRY WILLIAMS are:

28. i. ANNIE LAURA5 CRAIN.

29. ii. PEARL CRAIN.

22. MARTHA A4 CRAIN (WILLIAM G3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born 1856. She married WILLIAM

STALLINGS. He was born 1856.

Child of MARTHA CRAIN and WILLIAM STALLINGS is:

i. ANDREW J5 STALLINGS, b. 1879.

23. SAMUEL RANSOM4 CRAIN (WILLIAM G3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born March 04, 1861, and died January

29, 1945 in Coweta Cnty, GA. He married LEILA BELL HOLLINGSWORTH December 25, 1887 in Providence

Baptist Church, Coweta, GA, daughter of LEVI HOLLINGSWORTH and ELIZABETH ECHOLS. She was born

September 30, 1871 in , Heard, GA, and died December 31, 1939.

Notes for SAMUEL RANSOM CRAIN:

Samuel also appeared in the 1870 and 1880 census records for GA.

More About SAMUEL RANSOM CRAIN:

Census: 1910, Coweta Cnty, GA7

Religion: Providence Baptist Church, Coweta Cnty, GA

Children of SAMUEL CRAIN and LEILA HOLLINGSWORTH are:

i. EDNA BLANCH5 CRAIN.

30. ii. BESSIE MAE CRAIN, b. February 01, 1889; d. August 20, 1945.

31. iii. MILLARD FIELDING CRAIN, b. April 11, 1891, Heard Cnty, GA; d. November 01, 1969, Newnan, , GA.

32. iv. JOHN SIMMS CRAIN, b. August 15, 1893; d. December 06, 1962.

33. v. LILLIE RUTH CRAIN, b. June 28, 1896; d. October 29, 1954.

vi. WILMA LEILA CRAIN, b. April 30, 1902; d. May 08, 1987; m. GENE NEWMAN, January 20, 1940.

vii. THELMA FRANCIS CRAIN, b. September 28, 1905; d. August 27, 1952.

34. viii. SAMUEL RANSOM CRAIN, JR, b. April 30, 1909; d. January 1985.

35. ix. WILLIAM HOLLINGSWORTH CRAIN, b. April 27, 1913; d. May 08, 1969.

24. SPENCER JAMES4 CRAIN (WILLIAM G3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born June 18658, and died December 28,

1919. He married EMMA JANE PIKE. She was born August 26, 1870, and died October 28, 1940.

More About SPENCER JAMES CRAIN:

Census: 1900, Heard Cnty, GA8

Nickname: Jim

Children of SPENCER CRAIN and EMMA PIKE are:

i. CLARA LOU5 CRAIN, m. HOWARD WALTON.

ii. FRANK AMIS CRAIN, b. February 28, 1890.

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iii. SUSIE CRAIN, b. December 03, 1894; m. UNK HOUSTON.

36. iv. FRANCES RUTH CRAIN, b. January 24, 1895.

v. WILLIAM RIGDON CRAIN, b. April 08, 1899; d. September 08, 1900.

vi. ROBERT SPENCER CRAIN, b. September 1902.

25. LAURA4 CRAIN (WILLIAM G3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was born 1836, and died October 26, 1893. She married

(1) WILLIAM TERRELL CROWDER. He died in In War. She married (2) APPLETON MELSON, son of DANIEL

MELSON and POLLEY GRACE.

More About WILLIAM TERRELL CROWDER:

Burial: Jackson, MS

Children of LAURA CRAIN and WILLIAM CROWDER are:

i. WILLIAM TERRELL5 CROWDER.

37. ii. FRANCES SAMANTHA CROWDER, b. October 23, 1837; d. October 31, 1942.

Children of LAURA CRAIN and APPLETON MELSON are:

iii. DORA5 MELSON, m. /UNK/ KING.

iv. JOSEPHINE MELSON, m. G S FORBUS.

v. KATE MELSON, m. /UNK/ O'NEAL.

vi. APPLETON MELSON, JR.

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59. CORA6 BROWN (FRANCES SAMANTHA5 CROWDER, LAURA4 CRAIN, WILLIAM G3, GEORGE2, SPENCER1) was

born November 15, 1890. She married H BRUCE JACKSON. He was born August 11, 1885, and died July 29,

1959.

More About H BRUCE JACKSON:

Occupation: Doctor

Children of CORA BROWN and H JACKSON are:

i. J C7 JACKSON.

ii. LOUISE JACKSON, b. October 13, 1911; m. ROBERT L WILSON; b. November 25, 1906.



(Living Descendants Omitted)

Endnotes

1. 1820 Census, Jasper Cnty, GA.

2. Location: Area of the intersection of Bragg and Jordan Roads. From Monticello, GA, Hwy 212 East to right on Bragg Rd

to its intersection with Jordan Road.

3. 1820 Census, Jasper Cnty, GA.

4. 1830 Census.

5. 1820 Census, Jasper Cnty, GA.

6. 1860 Census, St Cloud, Heard Cnty, GA.

7. 1910 Census, Coweta Cnty, GA.

8. 1900 Census, Heard Cnty, GA.

9. 1920 Census, Coweta, GA.


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