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
Elizabeth McCrackin
Marriage: 8 January 1825
Nathaniel Branch
James D. Branch
Ophelia Branch
William Lloyd Branch
Augustus Hamilton Branch
Frances E. Branch
George Marion Branch
Martin Van Buren Branch
Thomas Benjamin Branch
Margaret Branch

Spouse and Children

8 January 1825
Habersham, Georgia, United States


    Nathaniel Branch


    James D. Branch


    Ophelia Branch


    William Lloyd Branch



+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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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