Rebecca Ann Crews

26 April 1818–22 October 1894 (Age 76)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca Ann

When Rebecca Ann Crews was born on 26 April 1818, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Crews, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Jane Earl, was 26. She married James Clay Cheatham Jr. on 18 June 1834, in Granville, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 22 October 1894, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Clay Cheatham Jr.
Rebecca Ann Crews
Marriage: 18 June 1834
William Adolphus Cheatham
David Thomas Cheatham
Sarah Catherine Cheatham
Mary Eliza Cheatham
James Theodore Cheatham

Spouse and Children

18 June 1834
Granville, North Carolina, United States


    William Adolphus Cheatham


    David Thomas Cheatham


    Sarah Catherine Cheatham


    Mary Eliza Cheatham



Parents and Siblings



    Allen Spencer Crews


    James A Crews


    Mary E Crews



    Martha Michum Crews


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 12

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Cruse .2 Americanized spelling of German and Danish Kruse .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Cheatham in household of James Cheatham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Cheatham in household of James Cheatham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca A Cheatham in household of Theodore Cheatham, "United States Census, 1880"

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