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James Buchanan Crissman
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1857, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1930
Cross County
Arkansas, USA

James Buchanan CRISSMAN was born in either Missouri or Pennsylvania on September 5, 1857, as the 4th child of David Schmick CRISSMAN, Sr. and Mary Magdalene (THOMPSON) CRISSMAN. (NOTE: Various sources indicate September 5, 1856; September 5, 1857; and September 6, 1857. I have visited the gravesite and have a photograph of the gravestone, which shows September 5, 1857.) His siblings numbered 4 girls and 6 boys with dates of birth between 1851 and 1870. Their names in order of birth: Catherine CRISSMAN (1851-1924; married to George S. HAWKINS); Virginia CRISSMAN (1852-1916; married to Alex COUGHRAN); William B. CRISSMAN (1854-1854; marital status unknown), Daniel Morris CRISSMAN (1858-1921; married to Clara BRAINERD); Mary Angeline CRISSMAN (1859-1912; married to George CHARLES; Mary Elizabeth CRISSMAN (1861-1927; married to W. Richard CHILDERS; Thomas Lee CRISSMAN (1863-1938; married to Laura Susan COLSON); George R. CRISSMAN (1866-1950; married to Catharine Anna ROGLE); Benjamin Franklin CRISSMAN (1868-1967; married to Joanna F. SMITH); and David Schmick CRISSMAN, Jr. (1870-1942; married to Dorothy Anna MACK).

James Buchanan CRISSMAN married Emma Mathilde HINKLE (born May 18, 1863 in Poznan, Germany (now Poznan, Poland); died December 4, 1932 in Fair Oaks, Cross County, Arkansas) in Sprague, Barry County, Missouri, probably about 1885. Their 7 children in order of their birth were: Minnie Edith CRISSMAN (1887-1965; married to Jacob Luther HOLLINGSWORTH); Mary Caroline CRISSMAN (1889-unknown; marital status unknown); Amiel Frick CRISSMAN (1890-about 1908; probably unmarried but not sure); Herman Gladstone CRISSMAN (1892-unknown; marital status unknown);; Albert Bunyon Czar CRISSMAN (1895-1973; married to Marian, surname unknown, probably divorced); David Stats CRISSMAN (1898-1988; marital status unknown); and Cathryne Virginia CRISSMAN (1901-unknown; marriages to (1) Mr. BRAWLEY and (2) Mr. VAN NATTA, first names unknown).

James Buchanan CRISSMAN died on August 9, 1930 in Wynne, Cross County, Arkansas and is buried at Morton Cemetery in eastern Woodruff County, Arkansas, 2 miles north on Arkansas highway 1 from downtown Wynne, then 18 miles due west on US Highway 64, then finally 0.5 miles north on Arkansas Highway 269.
Family links: 
  David Schmick Crissman (1825 - 1912)
  Mary Magdalene Thompson Crissman (1828 - 1902)
  Emma Mathilde Hinkle Crissman (1863 - 1932)*
  Minnie Edith Crissman Hollingsworth (1887 - 1965)*
  James Buchanan Crissman (1857 - 1930)
  Daniel Morris Crissman (1858 - 1921)*
  Mary Angaline Crissman Charles (1859 - 1910)*
  Mary Elizabeth Crissman Childers (1861 - 1930)*
  Thomas Lee Crissman (1863 - 1938)*
  George R. Crissman (1866 - 1950)*
  Benjamin Frank Crissman (1868 - 1967)*
  David Schmidt Crissman (1870 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Morton Cemetery
Woodruff County
Arkansas, USA
Maintained by: Gerald Miller
Originally Created by: Brenda Huntley
Record added: May 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26957198
James Buchanan Crissman
Added by: Don & Pam Childers
James Buchanan Crissman
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