Elizabeth McCrackin

1800–1850 (Age 50)
Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth McCrackin was born in 1800, in Franklin, Georgia, United States, her father, James McCracken, was 30 and her mother, Eleanor Wofford, was 30. She married George Curien Branch on 8 January 1825, in Habersham, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Escambia, Florida, United States in 1850. She died in 1850, in Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Curien Branch
1799–1850
Elizabeth McCrackin
1800–1850
Marriage: 8 January 1825
Nathaniel Branch
1826–1880
James D. Branch
1827–1890
Ophelia Branch
1829–1897
William Lloyd Branch
1832–1858
Augustus Hamilton Branch
1835–1892
Frances E. Branch
1837–1887
George Marion Branch
1839–1921
Martin Van Buren Branch
1841–1862
Thomas Benjamin Branch
1846–1920
Margaret Branch
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1825
Habersham, Georgia, United States
children

(10)

    Nathaniel Branch

    Male1826–1880Male

    James D. Branch

    Male1827–1890Male

    Ophelia Branch

    Female1829–1897Female

    William Lloyd Branch

    Male1832–1858Male

    Male1835–1892Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 3

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

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. 

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish (Galloway): variant spelling of McCracken .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Branch, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Betsey McCracken, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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