John Curtis Crain

15 June 1908–18 October 1979 (Age 71)
Bay, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of John Curtis

When John Curtis Crain was born on 15 June 1908, in Bay, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, his father, Martin Walker Crane, was 29 and his mother, Maggie Mamie McMillon, was 19. He married Wilma Lorene Futrell on 26 October 1929, in Craighead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Trumann, Poinsett, Arkansas, United States in 1929 and Willis Township, Poinsett, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 October 1979, in Brookland, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pine Log Cemetery, Brookland, Craighead, Arkansas, United States.

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John Curtis Crain
Wilma Lorene Futrell
Marriage: 26 October 1929
Joyce Lanada Crain
Doris Nadine Crain
Gerald C Crain
Ronald Edward Crain
Vickie Charlotte Crain

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1929Craighead, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
    Age 14
    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
    Age 19
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Manx: variant of Craine .English: variant of Crane .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Curtis Crane in household of Martin W Crane, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Curtis Crain, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • John Curtis Crain, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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