McCRACKEN, Robert
(1816-Bef 1880)

 

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LINDLEY, Ruth

McCRACKEN, Robert

  • Born: 1816, North Carolina, United States
  • Marriage: LINDLEY, Ruth on 24 Dec 1835 in Morgan County, Indiana, United States 1320
  • Died: Bef 1880
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence, 1819, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. 1321 Robert McCracken settled in Morgan Co 1819.

2. Property, 1822, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. Morgan Co Land records show William McCracken (not Robert) owning property in the southern part of twp 14 1E as early as 1822. (http://www.scican.net/~morglib/genasist/landsal1.html)

3. Census, 1840, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. Robert McCracken is 20-30, with 2 males under 5 [John, William], 1 female under 5 [Mary], and 1 female 20-30 [wife Ruth]. (Morgan Co, IN, p535)

4. Property, 1840, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. In 1840 Tax Records of Morgan Co, Robert McCracken is listed with 80 acres, Twp 13 North of Range 1 West, W 1/2 of NE 1/4 of sec 10. He also has 80 acres in W 1/2 of SE 1/4 of sec 10. The same township includes Edward Lindley, David Lindley, owen Lindley, Aaron Lindley, and Joshua Hadley. James Lindley is in Twp 14.

5. Census, 1850, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. Robert McCracken is 34, farmer, b NC, living with Ruth (36, b NC), Mary (13, b IN), John (12), William (11), Jane (10), Lindley (9), Sarah (8), Lemuel (7), Lucina (6), Elizabeth (5), Stephen (4). Also in the household are Zeptha Lindley (21, male, b NC, farmer) and Margaret McCracken (56, b NC). (Monroe Twp, Morgan Co, IN, family 545)

6. Census, 1860, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. Robert McCrackin is 44, farmer, b NC, living with Ruth (44, b NC), Mary (23, housework, b IN), John (22, farm hand), William (21, farm hand), James (20, farm hand), Sarah (19, house work), Lindly (18, hand on farm), Samuel (17, hand on farm), Lucincea (16, house work), Elizabeth (14), Stephen (12). (Mooresville PO, Monroe Twp, Morgan Co, IN, family 630)

7. Census, 1870, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. Robert McCracken is 53, farmer, b NC, living with Ruth (56, keeping house, b NC), Mary (28, at home, b IN), John (27, farm laborer), Sarah (25, at home), Lindley (24, carpenter), Samuel (22, farm labor), Lucinda (22, at home), Elizabeth (21, at home), Stephen (20, farm laborer). (Monrovia PO, Monroe Twp, Morgan Co, IN, family 113)

8. Residence, 1874, Monrovia, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. 1321 Robert McCracken appears in a Directory of residents of Monroe Twp, Morgan Co, IN in 1874. He is a farmer, living in Monrovia, born NC 1816, settled in Morgan Co 1819, Republican, Christian.

9. Occupation: Farmer.

10. Religion: Christian.

11. Story. 1322 Some of the first settlers of Monroe Township, Morgan Co, Indiana, were Robert McCracken and Mary Sanborn (widow of A. Sanborn). [this was written in 1874, so Robert is probably still living then]


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Robert married Ruth LINDLEY, daughter of Aaron* LINDLEY and Phebe* McPHERSON, on 24 Dec 1835 in Morgan County, Indiana, United States.1320 (Ruth LINDLEY was born on 4 Dec 1814 in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States and died on 22 May 1881 in Morgan County, Indiana, United States.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, 24 Dec 1835, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. 1320 Robert McCracken m Ruth Lindley, 24 Dec 1835.

2. Story. 1323 Ruth Lindley married Robert McCracken, and they probably lived in Indiana. Children were John, William, Mary, Stephen, and James.




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