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McCracken - John & Samuel

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McCracken - John & Samuel

Posted: 31 Jul 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Jan 2005 8:02PM GMT
Surnames: McCracken, Oliver
We can prove that we descend from John McCracken who married Dicey Oliver in Washington Co. Tn in 1835. Their original marriage license was in Buelah McCracken Templetons' papers when she died.

We would be interested in any info you might run across researching your line.

John C. McCracken born Virginia
married Dicey Oliver on October 22, 1835 in Jonesboro, Washington Co. TN
(my aunt has this original license - Mother has a copy from Courthouse)

Chn: from 1850 census Washington Co Tn
Mary J. 13
John C. 10
Samuel 9
James 8
Eliza 5
Thomas 2

Mary J. marr June 17, 1854 in Washington Co TN to Abraham Early
John C. -??

1860 census Monroe County Tn
John 50
Dica 40
Samuel 17 - see below
James 15 (married Sarah ?)
Eliza 13 (married Pleasant Little - 1865)
Thomas 8 (married Amanda Ivester - 1875)
Annie 7 (married James Smith - 1868)
Julia 5 (married Winford Taylor Ralston in 1870)

John died Mar 29, 1864 buried Nashville Tn at National Cemetery
Dicey died Oct 13, 1865

Samuel McCracken married March 15, 1866 to Rachel Letterman in Monroe Co. TN
1870 Census Monroe County TN
Samuel 30
Rachel 30
Mary Alice 4
Sarah 2
Johnnie 1

Samuel McCracken md March 8, 1877 to Martha Clowers in Monroe County, TN

1880 Census Hickory County MO
Samuel 46
Martha 19 (his wife)
Alice 14 ( Alice maried Reynolds - died in Tulia, Texas)
(Sarah isn't shown, but she wasn't dead - married Basil "Bail:" Ward )
John 10 (John Thomas married 3 times buried Rosedale Cemetery in Ada, OK)
Julia 8 (married Jim Roberts - lived Springer New Mexico - 3 chn)
Elizabeth 2 born TN ( Aunt Liz married Granville Orville Morrison in 1896,
lived Pontotoc County)

Between 1880 and 1900 they had
Joseph William born Oct 28, 1880 born MO (Uncle Joe married Maud - lived Ada, buried Lightning Ridge)
Infant b and died May 6, 1883
Annie May 20 1884 - died Sep 1888 (buried in someone's family cemetery )
Samuel b. Jun 22, 1886 - died Sept 12 1889
Hattie M. B. April 11, 1888 - Apr 8, 1968 (Aunt Hat married Josh Jetton , bur Arkansas)
Robert C. b. Aug 3, 1892 - Oct 8, 1957 (married Eunice, buried Glendale CA)
Beulah b. May 24, 1897 - died April 22, 1967 (married Oscar Templeton 1913, buried Lightning Ridge - my grandmother)

1910 Census Pontotoc County OK
Samuel 76
Martha E. 54
Robert 17
Beula 14

1920 Census Pontotoc Co OK (don't have whole census reading yet.)
Samuel 84 born KY

Samuel died Aug 7, 1926 in Fitzhugh OK (obituary said he was 108, but he wasn't) Buried at Lightning Ridge Cemetery.
Martha died Oct 5, 1927 at Oscar and Beulah Templeton's house in Lawrence, OK

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
donnanga 31 Jul 1999 12:00PM GMT 
margowebb119 5 Aug 1999 12:00PM GMT 
3rd_Gen_Famil... 4 Jan 2013 4:18PM GMT 
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