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  • ID: I996
  • Name: James B. McCrea
  • Surname: McCrea
  • Given Name: James B.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 Sep 1850 in Montague Twp., Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 3 Dec 1934 in Muskegon Co., MI
  • _UID: 1061B8823E06104BBCC82023468FF4AE88E8
  • Note:
    Obituary, Father's obit, Roscommon (MI) Herald-News / December 6, 1934
    FORMER RESIDENT DIES AT MUSKEGON
    James B. McCrea, former well known resident here, passed away at his home at Muskegon, Monda y afternoon, after having been ill for several months. He was about 85 years of age. He cam e to Roscommon during the early lumbering days and for years was engaged in the lumber busine ss. When things quieted down in that industry he engaged in farming, developing a nice far m in Richfield township, where he lived for several years. While there he was elected superv isor from that township and served in that capacity for several terms, also served several te rms as chairman of the Board of Supervisors. He gave up farming nearly fifteen years ago an d then moved to Flint, later going to Muskegon where he has resided for the past four or fiv e years. Beside his widow, he is survived by five children, James E., of Salem, Ore., Miss A delia and Duncan C., both of Detroit, Mrs. Ellen Audley of Waukesha, Wis., and Miss Jessie B. , of Honolulu, Hawaii. The remains are being brought here today for burial in Higgins cemete ry. The funeral will be held from the Congregational church this afternoon under the auspice s of Roscommon Lodge, F. & A. M., of which he had been a member for a number of years and o f which he is a past master.
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    Record #255 - Roscommon Co., MI, marriages
    May 31, 1905

    James B. McCrea, 55, white, res: Richfield Twp., MI, b. Canada, lumberman
    Parents: James E. McCrea & Adelia Bigham
    to
    Margaret J. Dildine, 40, living in Roscommo, b. Canada, nurse
    Parents: Alexander Moffitt & Anna J. Johnston
    Prev. Married: Each once
    Married: May 31, 1905, in Roscommon, MI
    Witnesses: Samuel Johnston & Eliza Johnston
    Ceremony: A.E. Pomeroy, Clergyman
    *************************************************
    Roscommon Co., MI, Land Transactions
    1918: Johnston, Alexander H. To James B. McCrea & wife
    9-454 20-24-1 SE 1/4 of SE 1/4

    1883: Mortgagor, McCrea, James B. & wife / Wm. B. Gillett, Mortgagor
    +++++++++++++
    Arenac Independent Newspaper
    23 Apr 1897
    Births - To Mr. & Mrs. James McCrea, April 15th, a girl
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    1920 MI Census - Roscommon, Richfield Twp., p. 3B
    MCCREA, James B., 71, m, Canada, farmer
    " , Margaret, Can Scot, Teacher
    McCurdy, Rafael, hired man, farm labor
    +++++++++++++++++
    1930 MI, Genesee Co., Flint Twp., Bennett St.
    MCCREA, James B., head, m/w/80, married at age 26, b. Can
    " Margaret J., wife, f/w/65, married at age 18
    +++++++++++
    1880 Higgins, Roscommon, Michigan
    James MCCREA Self Male M W 27 CAN
    Belle Wife Female M W 25 MI
    James Son Male S W 2 MI
    Amelia Dau Female S W 1 MI
  • Change Date: 12 Dec 2012 at 16:44:44



    Father: James Edmunds McCrea b: 1807 in Montague Twp., Lanark, Ontario
    Mother: Adelia Bigham b: 1830 in Ontario, Canada

    Marriage 1 Isabelle Cameron b: 19 Jan 1857 in Michigan or Canada
    • Married: Abt. 1877
    Children
    1. Has No Children James Edmonds McCrea b: 19 May 1878 in Roscommon Co., Michigan
    2. Has No Children Adelia McCrea b: 30 Jan 1880 in Roscommon Co., Michigan
    3. Has No Children Infant McCrea b: Nov 1880 in Roscommon Co., MI
    4. Has No Children Ellen McCrea b: 10 Dec 1882 in Roscommon Co., Michigan
    5. Has No Children Duncan C. McCrea b: 27 Mar 1885 in Roscommon Co., Michigan
    6. Has Children Sarah McCrea b: May 1887 in Roscommon Co., Michigan
    7. Has No Children Mary McCrea b: Mar 1889 in Roscommon Co., Michigan
    8. Has No Children Jessie B. McCrea b: 15 Apr 1897 in Roscommon Co., Michigan

    Marriage 2 Margaret Moffatt b: 30 Jun 1864 in Ontario, Canada
    • Married: 31 May 1905 in Roscommon Co., Michigan
    • Note:
      Record #255 - Roscommon Co., MI, marriages

      May 31, 1905

      James B. McCrea, 55, white, res: Richfield Twp., MI, b. Canada, lumberman
      Parents: James E. McCrea & Adelia Bigham
      to
      Margaret J. Dildine, 40, living in Roscommon, b. Canada, nurse
      Parents: Alexander Moffitt & Anna J. Johnston
      Prev. Married: Each once
      Married: May 31, 1905, in Roscommon, MI
      Witnesses: Samuel Johnston & Eliza Johnston
      Ceremony: A.E. Pomeroy, Clergyman
      ==
      Groom name: James B Mccrea
      Groom race (on document):
      Groom age: 55 years
      Groom birth year: 1850
      Groom birth place: Canada
      Bride name: Margaret J Dildine
      Bride race (on document):
      Bride age: 40 years
      Bride birth year: 1865
      Bride birth place: Canada
      Marriage type:
      Marriage date: 31 May 1905
      Marriage place: Roscommon, Roscommon, Michigan
      Father of groom name: James E Mccrea
      Mother of groom name: Adeline Bigham
      Father of bride name: Alexander Moffet
      Mother of bride name: Anna J Johnston
      Marital status:
      Groom previous wife name:
      Bride marital status:
      Bride previous husband name:
      Additional relatives:
      Film number: 2342670
      Frame number:
      Digital GS number: 4001633
      Image number: 145
      Reference number: v 4 p 282 rn 255
      Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925

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