m. 3 Oct 1837
m. 23 Jul 1861
Facts and Events
1850 Nacogdoches Co. Census: 074a 39 CrainJames 9 Texas pg0070b.txt (Implies birth 1841)
1850 Nacogdoches, Texas Federal Census REEL NO: 432-913 PAGE NO: 074a & 074b Enumerated Nov 5, 1850 Enumerator: R.C. Hamil
LN HN FN LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUP. VAL. BIRTHPLACE MRD. SCH. R/W 36 299* 299* Crain Joel B. 35 M Farmer 13,000 Tennessee 37 299* 299* Crain Sarah 31 F Tennessee [Sarah Elvina SMITH CRAIN]
38 299* 299* Crain William 11 M Texas X 39 299* 299* Crain James 9 M Texas X 40 299* 299* Crain Patience 8 F Texas X 41 299* 299* Crain Martha 5 F Texas 42 299* 299* Crain Ambrose 3 M Texas
Page 074b 1 299* 299* Crain Newton 1 M Texas
Note: Civil War -- Crain, James TX lst Hvy. Arty. Co.I Note: Crain, James S. TX 15th Inf. 1st Co. D
Note: Jack H. Parker, 186 Bellecrest Court, Bellbrook, Ohio 45305-2105
Note: 937-848-4195, firstname.lastname@example.org Note: Note: With James Black at Galveston during the Civil War. See JamesBlack letter to Patience Crain Black Å 14 February 1862.
Nacogdoches, Gateway to Texas by Carolyn Erickson
1880 Federal Census USA James CRANE Self M Male W 40 TX Cattle Raising AL AL Emma CRANE Wife M Female W 29 TX Keeping House SC MS Riley J. CRANE Son S Male W 2 TX TX TX John B. HALL Other S Male W 17 OR Works With Cattle AL OR Source Information: Census Place Precinct 1, Shackelford, Texas Family History Library Film 1255326 NA Film Number T9-1326 Page Number 459C 1880 US Census
Note from Elreeta Weathers: The only child I have for James and Emma is James Riley Crain. I have 7 children for James Smith and Mary Susan "Mollie" McDaniel who was born 28 Oct., 1845 and died 1874-1877 1. James Crain 2. Ada Crain, b. about 1866 married Jessie Burditt 3. Ione Crain, b. 1866 (were Ada and Ione twins?) 4. Mary J. Crain born 1874 married Lon Gray 5. Gertrude Crain, b. about 1874 married Dan Tones 6. Edwina "Eddy" Crain, b. 3 March, 1873, d. 25 March, 1931 married Hiram Thompson My information about this family comes from Solon P. & Margaret Starr Crain's "Ten Sons of Oliver" --p. 107 7. Joel Crawford Crain
Queries: BURDITT , CRAIN , ROWE , THOMAS posted by Nan Pexa on Thursday, June 26, 1997 My ancestors were early settlers in Texas. Jesse F. BURDITT and His wife, Mildred CRAIN BURDITT arrived before 1837. 4 Jan - 8 Mar 1837 Jesse BURDITT carried the mail weekly from Nacogdoches via San Augustine, Gaines' Ferry to Ft. Jessup, LA (Jesse requested land script for amount due for services, signed Joseph ROWE (Joseph ROWE was another early settler along with his wife, Lavina BURDITT ROWE -- Joseph was Speaker of the House). Unconditional Certificate 47, Feb. 1, 1838, issued to Jesse BURDITT by San Augustine County Board of Land Commissionions, immigration date: 1833 - Amount Granted - 1 League and 1 Labor. Transfer by Jesse BURDITT of San Augustine County to Iredell D. THOMAS (967 acre survey) on Oct 7, 1841. Other members of the family to come from Bedford County, TN included: Ambrose and Polly (Mary) BURDITT CRAIN. Jesse and Mildred subsequently moved to Travis County, buried in Fiskville Cemetery. I have a great deal of information which I am happy to share. Also some interesting material about the Philosophical Society, etc. I may live in West Simsbury, CT but my heart's in Texas.