Joseph CRANE
Sara KIP
(1755-Between 1830/1840)
Joseph S. CRANE Sr.
Mary Catherine SOPP
(Abt 1785-1832)
James Amos CRANE Sr.


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Martha Ann McCLUNG

James Amos CRANE Sr.

  • Born: 9 Aug 1828, Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD 2556
  • Marriage: Martha Ann McCLUNG on 16 Sep 1852 in Greenbrier Co., VA 2555
  • Died: 1 Apr 1890, Rupert, Greenbrier Co., WV at age 61 2556
  • Buried: 20 Apr 1890, Rupert, Greenbrier Co., WV 2556

   Cause of his death was la grippe (pneumonia).

  General Notes:

1860 Greenbrier Co., VA Census

496 James A. Crane 32
Martha A.29
Charles E. 7
Mary V. 5
Truslon 3

1880 Greenbrier Co., WV Census
Meadow Bluff District

Crane, Jas. A.52MD NJ MD
Martha A.47 wifeVA VA VA
Charles E.27 sonVA VA VA
Wm. M.19 sonVA VA VA
Rose May16 dauWV VA VA
Licena14 dauWV VA VA
Lorena 9 dauWV VA VA
Jas. A. 6 sonWV VA VA
McClung, Mary87 milVA VA VA

Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers

Name: James Amos Crane
Enlistment Date: 11 May 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 May 1861

The Greenbrier Independent, Volume XXIV, No. 45, Thursday Evening, April 10, 1890

Death of Mr. James Amos Crane

Mr. James A. Crane died at his home near Big Clear Creek, of "la grippe," on Tuesday, April 1st, aged about 61 years. He came to Greenbrier when quite young from Baltimore, Md. He volunteered in the Greenbrier Sharpshooters of Meadow Bluff district as a private in Capt. Brown's company F., 27th Virginia Regiment, Stonewall Brigade. He was a brother of Capt. Joseph S. Crane, of this place. May he rest in peace.

  Noted events in his life were:

Military: Civil War: Private, Co. F, 27th Virginia Infantry, 1861. 286

James married Martha Ann McCLUNG, daughter of William Joby McCLUNG and Mary "Polly" CALLISON, on 16 Sep 1852 in Greenbrier Co., VA.2555 (Martha Ann McCLUNG was born on 5 Apr 1829 in Greenbrier Co., VA 170 and died on 30 Jan 1897 in Greenbrier Co., WV 163.). The cause of her death was pneumonia.

  Marriage Notes:

Married by Samuel Martin.

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