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Crain, Squire Birth date TN 1878 HX
  Death date 1847 Jackson Co, IL  
  Military service    
  Marriage date 1817  
Mansker, Louisa Birth date    
  Death date 1855 Jackson Co, IL  
Children had 14 children, 5th children was Willis
NOTES Came to ILL Territory to settle near Chester.  In the Army for 5 years and was with Gen R Clark at Portage De Sioux.
  Moved to Jackson Co about 1818


Crain, Willis Birth date 31 Jan 1827 Jackson Co, IL  
Crain, Squire Death date    
Mansker, Louisa Cemetery    
  Military service    
  Marriage date 19 May 1853 Jackson Co, IL  
Grosvenor, Mary Birth date    
Grosvenor, John Death date    
Agnes Cemetery    
Children had 9 children, living in 1878 were: Lydia Whitson w/o Daniel; Halleck, Ida, Albert and Hattie at home
NOTES He lived at the old homestead until 1878, he was a farmer


Crawshaw, Samuel Birth date 1791 England donated
  Death date 1852 Donna Dreyer
  Cemetery Hiller Cemetery  
  Military service    
  Marriage date 25 Jul 1814 Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England  
Hinchcliff, Elizabeth Birth date England  
  Death date 1869  
  Cemetery Hiller Cemetery  
Children born in England--Martha, Eliza, Titus, Joseph, Hannah & Wm.  Born in PA--Thomas.  Born in Jackson Co--Sarah Jane & Mary Ann
NOTES Left England in Aug 1828 from Liverpool on the ship "Hanover" to Philadelphia, PA on 02 Oct 1828
  Came to Franklin Co, IL on 11 Jun 1830, then came to Carbondale area


Crocker, Josiah Birth date about 1770 MA donated
Crocker, Capt Thomas Death date Aug 1835 in St Clair Co, IL by Robert Downen
Hamblin, Mercy Cemetery    
  Military service    
  Marriage date 15 Jan 1795 Lee, MA  
Crosby, Hannah Birth date    
  Death date    
Children born in Lee, MA--Thomas, Betsey, Josiah Jr., Betsey, Zerviah, Theresa & Thomas.  Born in PA--Joseph, John, Stephen Nye & Abner
  Seth b 05 Jan 1796 Lee, MA and died 1826, married 31 Mar 1824 Madison Co, IL to Diana Twiss, CH: Alonzo Seth 1825-1884 & Caroline Clarissa 1827-1855. Diana remarried to Jabez Newton they came to Jackson Co in 1838
Grandson Alonzo s/o Seth married in 1852 Rachel Downen d/o James, CH: James, Edgar, Mary Ellen, Caroline, Emma, Albert George, John Curtis, Etta Diana, Wm, Cora Sirena, Della Rachel, Anna & 2 died as infants
Granddaughter Caroline d/o Seth married in 1851 to Lemuel White CH: Virginia C 1851/1871 m in 1867 Geo T Downen s/o James
NOTES Josiah's father was in the Rev War
  1805 left MA, by 1810 in Lycoming Co, PA, then on to St Clair Co, IL by 1820


Cross, Thomas J Birth date 10 Aug 1840 Jackson Co, IL 1878 HX
Cross, Arthur Death date    
Hollman, Millie Cemetery    
  Military service enlisted Aug 1862 in Co C 18th IL Inf, promoted to Master Sgt then 1st Lt Co G, 1865 a Major then Assist Adj Gen under Gen Steele  
  Marriage date 11 May 1872 Jackson Co, IL  
Carson, Minnie Birth date    
Carson, David of Randolph Co, IL Death date    
Children Arthur Goulsby & Ethan Allen
NOTES Arthur Cross was born in VA and went to live with an Uncle in TN age 14.  His mother lived to be 112 and died in VA
  Arthur Cross on 1813 under Gen Jackson in Creek Indian War also in campaign of 1814
  Arthur Cross came to Jackson Co, IL in 1815
  Thomas was a teacher, then a farmer in 1873


Culley, Joseph Birth date 30 Aug 1769 donated
  Death date 11 Jul 1841 IN Robert Downen
  Military service    
  Marriage date 03 Dec 1792 NC  
Canaday, Jane Birth date    
  Death date before 1834 IN  
  Marriage date 18 May 1834 TN (she was the widow of Timothy Downen)  
Downen,  Mrs Jane Birth date    
  Death date 09 Jun 1852 IN  
Children Born in NC--Elijah, Rebecca, Samuel, & David.  Born in Sumner Co, TN--Joseph & Lucretia (m James Downen)
  No children from 2nd marriage
Jackson Co, IL 1836 Josiah b 1802 NC, m 1825 Elizabeth Hoge,  CH: Ruth Jane b 1828, Joseph H b 1831
Franklin Co,  IL Richard b 1804 NC and died 1884 Franklin Co, IL, m 1825 Elizabeth Martin.  CH: Cornelius
Jackson Co, IL before 1840 Jacob b 1809 NC
Randolph Co, IL Cornelius b 1811 Sumner Co, TN and died 18 Feb 1874 Jackson Co, IL, m 1830 Lydia Harris
Jackson Co, IL 1837 Jane b 1818 Sumner Co, TN and died 28 Dec 1850 Campbell Hill, IL, m 1834 James Downen
NOTES Land near Bogue Sound in NC, then in 1811 went to Sumner Co, TN, 1818 to Posey Co, IN

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