1860 LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY CENSUS LOUISA POST OFFICE PAGE 651 # 171 FAMILY 171 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 PAGE 7 1 JANUARY 1872 COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY VS JEREMIAH CRANK BASTARDY CAUSE IS FILED AWAY TO BE REDOCKETED
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