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Charles McDowell Crain

Male 1854 -


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  • Name Charles McDowell Crain 
    Born Dec 1854  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1920  Raymond, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I4370  Dickinson
    Last Modified 3 Sep 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  [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 Parrie Ella Williams,   b. May 1862, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1882  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Pearl Crain,   b. Sept 1883, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Allen Spencer Crain,   b. 04 Apr 1885, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1948, Richmond County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. William Henry Crain,   b. 28 Dec 1888, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Maggie Crain,   b. Jun 1891, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Annie Crain,   b. Jul 1893, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Charles McDowell Crain,   b. 18 Jun 1897, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1954, Fulton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. Cona Crain,   b. 1901, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Heard Crain,   b. 1903, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. George Lathan Crain,   b. 1909, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 1960, Richmond County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F1170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Militia District 693, Coweta, Georgia; Roll T623_190; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 21.

    2. [S013317] 1920 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920), Census Place: Raymond, Coweta, Georgia; Roll T625_246; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 47; Image: 1138.

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