>One was Franklin or Patrick Franklin who was the son of >William and Nancy (Caseldine) Becraft. He married >Emmeline Tucker. I cannot find them in 1870.
that's because he died in 1868.they appear in the 1865 census in St. Joseph Co., IN.
>I thought I had found William, the eldest but now am not >so sure it is the right William Becraft
this is my g-g-grandfather, and it took me awhile to make sure this was the right Wm.I have him as William Henry, I've heard a couple who have him as William Franklin.I do have quite a bit of info on him though-
>The other mystery concerns Jackson Becraft, another son >of William and Nancy. He married Permelia Mozingo. They >lived in Ripley Co., then went to Davis Co., IA and into >MO and back to Ripley Co., I cannot seem to find any >descendants.
I believe any Becraft's found in the Greensburg, IN area are direct descendants