18 December 1816–6 October 1896 (Age 79)
Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
When Jonathan Eli McCracken was born on 18 December 1816, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, his father, Samuel B McCracken, was 33 and his mother, Margaret McGuire, was 30. He married Elizabeth Caroline Diamond on 3 August 1836, in Bond, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Okaw Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1870 and East Fork Township, Montgomery, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 6 October 1896, at the age of 79, and was buried in Coffeen, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.