CRANK Information

The following information was submitted by Nancy Ohda ( concerning her ancestors in Louisa County.

GEORGE CRANK born @1740 in Goochland or Louisa Co. Va. married Nancy Ann McGehee (daughter of Samuel) @ 1760. Children were Lipscomb, Frances, Sarah, Nancy, John, George Jr., Stephen, Betsey and Elizabeth. George owned 800 acres in St. Martin's Prish on the Northanna River near Gordonsville, Louisa County in 1768. He was in Trinity Parish between 1743 and 1785. He owned slaves in 1785 and he sold 100 acres of land on Northanna River in 1785. His will, dated May 22, 1798 is in the Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia Will Books 1743-1801, page 131; Will Book #4, page 64.

LIPSCOMB CRANK was born in 1763, married Mary "Polly" Parrish on April 29, 1805 in Goochland County. He died November 27, 1852 in Henry County, Tennessee.

FRANCES CRANK was born in 1772 and married Wm. Pettit, Jr. on December 17, 1793 in Louisa County, Virginia

SARAH or SALLY CRANK was born in 1775 and married William Terry in 1794

NANCY M. CRANK was born in 1766/1778. She married John Omohundro in 1795 and died in 1845 in Fluvania County.

JOHN CRANK born in 1780 married Sarah Wash.

GEORGE CRANK JR. was born in 1784, married Margaret or Martha Gains and served in the Virginia Militia in 1815

STEPHEN CRANK was born in 1785 and married Mary Chisholm.

BETSY CRANK was born in 1790 and married Thomas Chewning

ELIZABETH CRANK married William Morris Terry on December 17, 1806 in Louisa County, Virginia