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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Stephen H Crain

Male 1838 - 1906  (68 years)


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  • Name Stephen H Crain 
    Born 22 Jun 1838  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1906  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 
    Person ID I4364  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2009 

    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) 
    Mother Mary J Simmons,   b. Abt. 1819, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Jan 1834  Meriwether County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 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 Sarah Frances Simms,   b. 23 Nov 1839, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1916, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Brittain Simms Crain,   b. 16 Sep 1866, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1907, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. John R Crain,   b. 1868, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Walter Wisdom Crain,   b. 05 May 1875, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1927, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. William C Crain,   b. 1878, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F1166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Crain, Stephen H.
    Crain, Stephen H.

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

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