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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Family: Spencer C Crain / Mary J Simmons (F1163)

m. 30 Jan 1834


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  • Father | Male
    Spencer C Crain

    Born  Abt 1808  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Between 1857-1860  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  30 Jan 1834  [1]  Meriwether County, Georgia  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  George Crain | F1148 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Susannah Heard | F1148 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary J Simmons

    Born  Abt. 1819  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Male
    + George A Crain

    Born  Jan ca. 1834  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 May 1923  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary E Johnson | F1164 
    Married  Abt 1858  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    John G Crain

    Born  Abt 1837  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    + Stephen H Crain

    Born  22 Jun 1838  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Nov 1906  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilsons Store, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Frances Simms | F1166 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Female
    Susan A Crain

    Born  Abt 1842  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    Emily C Crain

    Born  Abt 1842  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Mary J Crain

    Born  Abt 1847  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Male
    Spencer C Crain

    Born  1850  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Male
    + William Robert Crain

    Born  11 Dec 1851  Franklin, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jun 1943  Dallas, Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Amanda E Darden | F2949 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Male
    + Charles McDowell Crain

    Born  Dec 1854  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Parrie Ella Williams | F1170 
    Married  Abt 1882  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Female
    + Amanda S Crain

    Born  1856  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1879  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Zachry Family Cemetery, Franklin, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  David William Zachry | F1169 
    Married     

  • Notes  Married:
    • A number of researchers have identified Spencer's spouse as Mary J. Germany; however, the basis for this claim is not supported by any source. The death certficate for eldest son Robert Crain identifies his his mother as Mary Simmons. Son William Robert's death certificate identifies her as Unk. Simmons.

  • Sources 
    1. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).