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McCracken, William

Personal Information
Last Name McCracken
First Name William
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Maiden Name
Death Date 1/29/1875
Birth Date 3/22/1800
Obituary Source Martinsville Republican, Feb. 4, 1875
Source Information Cemetery index/Friends Records
Cemetery White Lick
Family Information
Spouse Martha Thompson
Survived By Wife; daughters, Susan A. Scotten and Eliza E. Hadley; son, J.W. McCracken (bequest in will intended for the children of J.W., "he being an invalid.")
Other Age 74 years, 9 months, and 6 days. "An old and respected citizen of Mooresville died Wednesday Jan. 29, 1875." Born in Orange Co., N.C.; son of Samuel and Elizabeth Anne Wilkinson McCracken. He had a cabinet shop on his farm southwest of Mooresville, where he also made coffins to order, then he became engaged in merchandise in town. He also opened his home as a boarding house; it became the well-known McCracken House. Father of: Elizabeth Ellen, J. Wilkinson, Samuel Thompson, and Susan. Son Samuel died in 1850.
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