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William George Crain

Male 1812 - 1892  (80 years)


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  • Name William George Crain 
    Nickname Billy 
    Born 1812  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1840  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Dist. 693 
    Residence 1850  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Dist. 41 
    Residence 1870  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Militia Dist. 693 
    Residence 1880  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dist. 742 
    Died 1892  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilsons Store, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Billy Crain
    Findagrave memorial for Billy Crain
    Created by: Mary Lewey
    Record added: Apr 10, 2008
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 25913058
    Crain, William G (Billy)
    Crain, William G (Billy)
    Person ID I4318  Dickinson
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2015 

    Father George Crain,   b. 29 Jul 1775,   d. 24 Mar 1837, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Susannah Heard,   b. 08 Nov 1778, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1862, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frances S Malone,   b. Oct 1816,   d. Jun 1853, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Laura Crain,   b. 1836, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F4852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Elizabeth Ransom,   b. 1821, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary A Crain,   b. Abt. 1856, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Ransom Crain,   b. 04 Mar 1861, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1945, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. James Spencer Crain,   b. 10 Jan 1865, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1918, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F1160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S007837] Headstone, Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Heard County, Georgia.

    2. [S022760] 1840 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administratio, 1840n), Census Place: District 693, Heard, Georgia; Roll: 43; Page: 290; Image: 594; Family History Library Film: 0007044.
      Name: William Crane
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 693, Heard, Georgia
      Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 1
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
      White Persons - Insane and Idiots at Public Charge: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 3
      Total Slaves: 2
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 5

    3. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: District 41, Heard, Georgia; Roll: M432_73; Page: 145B; Image: 191.
      Name: Wm G Crane
      Age: 35
      Birth Year: abt 1815
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1850: District 41, Heard, Georgia, USA
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 140

      Joseph T Lane 36
      Sarah Lane 28
      John S Lane 9
      Mordecai Lane 7
      Cynthia Lane 4
      Amanda Lane 0
      Wm G Crane 35
      Frances Crane 32
      Laura Crane 12

    4. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Militia District 693, Heard, Georgia; Roll: M593_157; Page: 311B; Image: 190; Family History Library Film: 545656.
      Name: Wm G Crain
      Age in 1870: 54
      Birth Year: abt 1816
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1870: Militia District 693, Heard, Georgia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Franklin

      Wm G Crain 54
      Mary E Crain 42
      Martha A Crain 14
      Samuel R Crain 9
      Spencer J Crain 6

    5. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: District 742, Coweta, Georgia; Roll: 141; Family History Film: 1254141; Page: 421B; Enumeration District: 037; Image: 0849.
      Name: William G. Crane
      Age: 64
      Birth Year: abt 1816
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1880: District 742, Coweta, Georgia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Mary E. Crane
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Farmer

      William G. Crane 64
      Mary E. Crane 52
      Spencer J. Crane 16