Samuel Elbert Crain

5 February 1880–13 April 1954 (Age 74)
Unicoi, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Samuel Elbert

When Samuel Elbert Crain was born on 5 February 1880, in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Melvin Crain, was 23 and his mother, Lydia Emeline Higgins, was 25. He married Mary Ella Hensley on 6 April 1902, in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 6, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 10, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 13 April 1954, in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Elbert Crain
1880–1954
Mary Ella Hensley
1885–1977
Marriage: 6 April 1902
Frederick Crain
1902–1969
William Arthur Crain
1905–1982
Annis Crain
1909–1963
Jacob S Crain
1913–
Floyd Elmer Crain
1915–
Myrtle Lee Crain
1917–2008
Hettie Marie Crain
1921–2000
Glena Crain
1926–
Nola Dell Crain
1931–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1902
Unicoi, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Frederick Crain

    Male1902–1969Male

    William Arthur Crain

    Male1905–1982Male

    Annis Crain

    Female1909–1963Female

    Jacob S Crain

    Male1913–Male

    Floyd Elmer Crain

    Male1915–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Zenie S Crain

    Female1877–Female

    Elizabeth Crain

    Female1877–Female

    Joseph "Joe" Crain

    Male1878–1927Male

    Male1880–1954Male

    Female1881–1943Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Crehan .2 English: variant spelling of Crane .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sameul Crain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel E Craine, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel E Crain, "United States Census, 1920"

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