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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Mary J Simmons

Female Abt 1819 -


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  • Name Mary J Simmons 
    Born Abt. 1819  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I4361  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2014 

    Family Spencer C Crain,   b. Abt 1808, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1857-1860, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1834  Meriwether County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 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.
    Children 
    +1. George A Crain,   b. Jan ca. 1834, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1923, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)  [Birth]
     2. John G Crain,   b. Abt 1837, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Stephen H Crain,   b. 22 Jun 1838, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1906, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Susan A Crain,   b. Abt 1842, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Emily C Crain,   b. Abt 1842, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary J Crain,   b. Abt 1847, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Spencer C Crain,   b. 1850, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. William Robert Crain,   b. 11 Dec 1851, Franklin, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1943, Dallas, Dallas, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
    +9. Charles McDowell Crain,   b. Dec 1854, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Amanda S Crain,   b. 1856, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F1163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1834 - Meriwether County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).