Col. James T. Critcher was married 2 times; His first wife was Elizabeth "Betsy" (J. or C.) Roden; they were married on June 22, 1830, in Blount County, AL - Harriett Wheeler(?) was his second wife (they married on July 4th, 1858) -
Known children from his first marriage: Sarah E(lizabeth) b ~1833, AL (md. Thomas C. Hale in 1854) Mary Jane b. March, 1835, AL (md. John Crawford Coleman in 1855) James P. (b. ~1839, AL) (md. E. R. Phillips in 1856) John M. (b. 1845, AL) (md. Carrie Minatt in 1868) Charles G. (born ~1851, AL)
Known children from his 2nd marriage: Richard "Dick" (b. ~1866-1868, AL) Anna "Annie"(b. ~1868-1869, AL) Buck(b. ~1869/1870, AL) Dido (female)(b.3/15/1871, AL) Martha(b. ~1876, AL) Ira (female)(b. ~1878, AL) Fenton(b. 11/30/1879, AL)
*One other possible child:Rebecca (md ~1867) -
His obituary says he "was raised in Fayette County, NC"(?) - and on the 1880 census, he lists the birthplace of both his mother and father as "Virginia"...
I have Alabama census information on James Critcher from 1830 to 1880, and will EMAIL you privately with it and my other notes.