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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Amanda S Crain

Female 1856 - 1879  (23 years)


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  • Name Amanda S Crain 
    Nickname Shug 
    Born 1856  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1879  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Died as a result of childbirth.
    Buried Zachry Family Cemetery, Franklin, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4371  Dickinson
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2013 

    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  [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 David William Zachry,   b. 1854, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1931, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
    +1. David Spencer Zachry,   b. 01 Jan 1879, Franklin, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jun 1967, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F1169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S336283] History of Heard County Georgia 1830-1990, The Heard County Historical Society, (Dallas, Texas: The Curtis Media Corporation, 1991), 429.

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