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James Edwin Crain
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1897
Oglesby
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1979
Clifton
Bosque County
Texas, USA

1900 Census, Coryell City, Coryell County, TX
Household Gender Age
James W Crain M
Spouse Amanda E Crain F
Child James E Crain M
Child Robert V Crain M
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1910 Census, Hamilton County, TX
Household Gender Age
Parent James W Crain M 39y
Parent Amanda Crain F 32y
James E Crain M 13y
Robert V Crain M 10y
Ruby P Crain F 7y
Lura B Crain F 3y


1920 Census, Hamilton County, TX
Household Gender Age
James E Crain M 22y
Spouse Clara E Crain F 21y


1930 Census, Precinct 1, Hamilton County, TX
Household Gender Age
James E Crain M 33
Spouse Clara E Crain F 31
Child Lucy E Crain F 10
FIL Samuel G Loyd M 75

1940 Census,Justice Precinct 1, Hamilton, Texas
head J Edwin Crain M 43 Texas
wife Clara E Crain F 42 Texas


The Hamilton Herald-News February 1, 1979

An illness of several weeks duration ended in the death of James Edwin Crain at the Clifton Hospital, Tuesday, January 30. Mr. Crain was a prominent Hamilton County rancher who has lived in Hamilton the past few years.

The Rev. Robert Lindsey led services for Mr. Crain at Riley Funeral Chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday. January 31. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jack Hodgkins, Garland Anglin, Sr., Frank Jeffrey, Charnie Raibourn, Jess Pruitt, and Darwin Atchley.

Mr. Crain was born in Oblesby, Coryell County, Texas, Feb. 5, 1897. His parents were James Wesley Crain and Amanda Elizabeth (Stribling) Crain. He moved to Hamilton County in 1907. He was a Methodist.

Three wives preceded Mr. Crain in death. He married Clara E. Loyd July 23, 1916. She died November 17. 1946. On May 16, 1948, he married Virginia Stephenson. She passed away June 23, 1966. *In October of 1968, he was married to Annie Belle Sparks who passed away a short time later.

A daughter, Lucy Lowrance also preceded Mr. Crain in death.

Survivors include two grandsons, Kenneth Lowrance, and James Obie Pearce; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Jeff Perry.

(*Correction: Edwin married Annie Bell (Sparks) Horton on January 2, 1968. Annie Bell died October 19, 1968.)




Wife #1: Clara Esther Loyd (d. 17 Nov 1946)

Married: 07/23/1916, Hamilton County, TX, Hamilton County Marriage Record Bk. 7, p. 106

Wife #2: Virginia Rebecca (White) Stephenson (died: 06/23/1966)

Married: 05/16/1948, Hamilton County, TX, Hamilton County Marriage Record Bk. 11, p. 186

Wife #3: Annie Bell (Sparks) Hooper (died: 10/19/1968)

Married: 01/02/1968, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Wesley Crain (1871 - 1930)
  Amanda Elizabeth Stribling Crain (1877 - 1972)
 
 Spouses:
  Clara Esther Loyd Crain (1898 - 1946)
  Virginia Rebecca White Stephenson (1894 - 1966)*
  Anna Bell Sparks Crain (1894 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Lucy Elizabeth Crain Lowrance (1920 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Edwin Crain (1897 - 1979)
  Robert Verne Crain (1900 - 1975)*
  Ruby Pearl Crain (1902 - 1976)*
  Lura Bernice Crain Perry (1906 - 1981)*
  Mary Eunice Crain (1911 - 1915)*
  Mary Eunice Crain (1911 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Hamilton
Hamilton County
Texas, USA
Plot: Row 6, Grave 10
 
Maintained by: Dee Winter
Originally Created by: lmassia
Record added: Jun 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19887460
James Edwin Crain
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James Edwin Crain
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James Edwin Crain
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James is my fifth cousin once removed
- Suzanne Alley Wilson
 Added: Sep. 18, 2011

- Elreeta Weathers
 Added: Apr. 25, 2010
REST IN PEACE..
- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 Added: Dec. 14, 2009
 
 
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