Hancock County ILGenweb
Benjamin B. Crain
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried
Benjamin B. Crain, dry-goods merchant and clothier, is a son of William and Harriet
(Tongue) Crain, who came to this county in 1834. He was born in Schuyler county, this State, in 1851, and has been in business in
Augusta since 1878, where he commands a large trade. He was married June 1, 1877, to Nettie A. Catlin, a native of this county, and
they have one child, Lydia R., born June 18, 1878.
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
Copyright 2007 Susan Cheney; all rights reserved.