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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

George A Crain

Male 1834 - 1923  (~ 89 years)


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  • Name George A Crain 
    Born Jan ca. 1834  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1900  Franklin, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Landlord 
    Residence 1923  27 Prospect Place, Atlanta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 May 1923  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Certificate for George A Crain
    Death Certificate for George A Crain
    Georgia Department of Health and Vital Statistics; Atlanta, Georgia
    Person ID I4362  Dickinson
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2018 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary J Simmons,   b. Abt. 1819, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 30 Jan 1834  Meriwether County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 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.
    Family ID F1163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary E Johnson,   b. 20 Sep 1843, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1929, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Abt 1858  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Henry A Crain,   b. 11 Nov 1859, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1886, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. Martha Crain,   b. ca. 1861  [Birth]
     3. Cynthia J Crain,   b. 27 Sep 1866, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1894, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    +4. Robert G Crain,   b. Nov ca. 1868, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1930, Fulton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F1164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Franklin, Heard, Georgia; Roll T623_204; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 75.

    2. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: District 938, Heard, Georgia; Roll T9_152; Family History Film: 1254152; Page: 47.2000; Enumeration District: 63; Image: 0096.

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