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Samuel Crain, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1761
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1825
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA

Samuel Crain was the son of Rev. James Crain, b. abt 1725 England & died in Fleming Co., Kentucky.

Crain, James, born 1725 and his elder brother, John, came from England in 1749 and settled in VA. They each reared families in VA. Nothing is known of John's family only, his son, Samuel, who married Miss Ford in VA. In 1777. The younger, James, was a minister of the Church of England. He had five children. Two of his sons went south and engaged in Marine service in the Revolutionary War. They have not been heard of since.

The son, Samuel, born 1761, married Eleanor Cluke of VA. In 17__. It will be seen that John and James each had a son Samuel. The two sons, Samuel, Sr. and Samuel Jr., moved with their families and slaves to Mason Co., KY., in 1799 and onto Fleming County in 1800.
This is a record of the Crains of Fleming County. This record in possession of Mrs. Opal Rose, Flemingsburg, KY

Samuel Crain Jr. married Eleanor Cluke in 1781 in Virginia.
Eleanor Cluke was born 1761 in Culpeper Co., Virginia & died Jan. 27, 1819 in Fleming Co., Kentucky.
Children: Rhoda, Lucinda, Sarah Frances, Lewis Fisher, James Warren, Simeon, John, William & Elizabeth.

Daughters Rhoda(James Crain), Sarah Frances(William F Crain)& Elizabeth (Lewis William Crain) married sons of Samuel Crain Sr., their father, Samuel Jr's cousin.

Samuel Jr. Crain married 2nd, Jane Bigham Moffett, b.Mar. 2, 1791 in Montgomery Co., Kentucky & died Dec. 24, 1861 in Fleming Co., Ky-buried in New Hope cemetery. Jane was the daughter of William Moffett & Rebecca Robinson. Children:Amelia, Charles A, Louisa R, Samuel W. Thomas Moffett & John Allen.

Order Book E

Moffett, James, grdn. to Thos. M., Eliza J., Louisa R., John A., Charles A., and Samuel W. Crain, inf. children of Jane Crain. James Stone and Caleb Ratliff, securities. Jan., 1829. (p. 96). 
Family links: 
  Eleanor Cluke Crain (1761 - 1819)
  Jane B. Crain (1791 - 1861)
  Simeon Crain (1782 - ____)*
  Rhoda Crain (1784 - 1847)*
  Sarah Frances Crain Crain (1784 - 1874)*
  Lucinda Crain Pearce (1786 - 1813)*
  Elizabeth Crain (1790 - 1854)*
  Lewis Fisher Crain (1796 - 1833)*
  James Warren Crain (1800 - ____)*
  Thomas M. Crain (1820 - 1862)*
  Loueza Rebecca Riggen (1823 - 1847)*
  Charles A. Crain (1825 - 1846)*
  Samuel W. Crain (1826 - 1849)*
*Calculated relationship
Markwell Cemetery
Grange City
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Jan Waddell
Record added: Mar 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66348833
Samuel Crain, Jr
Added by: elaine logan
Samuel Crain, Jr
Added by: elaine logan
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 Added: May. 10, 2012

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