The Ellis Family of Louisa, KY:Information about Jeremiah Crank
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Jeremiah Crank (b. 1822, d. date unknown)Jeremiah Crank (son of William Crank and Susanna Biggs)494 was born 1822 in Kentucky494, and died date unknown in Woods Cemetery Fallsburg Lawrence County Kentucky494.He married Mary Woods, daughter of Jno Woods.
Notes for Jeremiah Crank:
1840 LAWRENCE COUNTY CENSUS
1860 LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY CENSUS
LOUISA POST OFFICE
JEREMIAH CRANK 38 MILLWRIGHT,PER.PROP $100 BORN KY
MARY 36 BORN VA
1860 LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY DEED BOOK PAGE 388/64
DEED DATED 31 OCTOBER 1860. RUEBEN BIGGS, GRANTOR; JEREMIAH CRANK, GRANTEE. THIS DEED GIVEN BY RUEBEN BIGGS TO JEREMIAH CRANK AS GUARDIANFOR CATHRINE (CRANK CASEY) BIGGS, TITLE TO FARM AND HOUSE DURING HER LIFETIME,SON JEREMIAH CRANK AND DAUGHER POLLY (MARY) BIGGS, THEREAFTER. RUEBEN BIGGS RESERVED RIGHT TO HARVEST A SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF TIMBER PREVIOUSLY SOLD TO THOMAS WALLACE & OTHERS.
Jeremiah was mill-wright, a carpenter and an excellent wood carver. He made the book case for the 1st church in Falls of Blaine area. Thechurch was made of logs & the book case walnut (according to J.L. Moore history of fallsburg). Jeremiah Crank & Tom Wallace purchased the grist mill and saw mill in 1868 the same year it was nearly destroyed by a flood.
According tomy mother, Jeremiah Crank, and Mary (Polly) Woods were fighting over the civilwar, they were on opposing sides! According to stories that have been passed down through my family Mary under no terms did not want to be buried where Jeremiah was buried! I was told she was buried in a side of a hill!
1872 LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY
COURT ORDER BOOK VI
1 JANUARY 1872
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
CAUSE IS FILED AWAY TO BE REDOCKETED
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Record Change: 01 Jan 2003494
Children of Jeremiah Crank and Mary Woods are:
- Sauryan Crank, b., Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. date unknown.
- +John Crank, b. 1847, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. date unknown, England Hills Cemetery Catlettsburg Boyd County Kentucky494.
- Christopher Columbus Crank, b. May 1848, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. 1919, Lawrence County Kentucky494.
- Rubin Frank Crank, b. 25 May 1850, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. 12 Jul 1928, Fallsburg, Lawrence County Kentucky Crank Cemetery Louisa Kentucky494.
- Mary Jane Crank, b. 31 May 1853, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. date unknown.
- Leander M Crank, b. 22 Nov 1855, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. date unknown.
- Laura Ann Crank, b. 06 Sep 1859, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. date unknown.
- Wiley Ellsworth Crank, b. 1860, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. date unknown.
- Pernulia Crank, b. 04 Dec 1878, Lawrence County Kentucky494, d. date unknown.