James Cragun was born July 26, 1814 in Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana.
Eleanor "Ellen" Lane was born November 11, 1817 in Brandenburg, Meade County, Kentucky.
James and Eleanor were married March 30, 1836 in Harrison, Boone County, Indiana.
James & Eleanor and their children crossed the plains
in the Ezra T. Benson Company (known as the 5th Company),
arriving in Salt Lake City on October 25, 1949.
In 1863, the Cragun family moved down to St. George
where the parents remained for the rest of their lives.
They built a home on a lot on the southwest corner of the block
bounded by 300 & 400 North and 200 & 300 West
(Plat A, Block 40, Lot 1 on the
old pioneer map
of St. George.
James died February 13, 1887 in St. George
and was buried in Plot A_E_118_1 of the St. George City Cemetery.
Eleanor died December 25, 1902 in St. George
and was buried in Plot A_E_118_2 of the St. George City Cemetery.
James' Parents and Siblings:
Mary "Polly" Osborne Cragun
Mary Martha Cragun
Sara Jane Cragun
(2/22/1786-xx/xx/1847) (married xx/xx/xxxx)
(9/25/1812-xx/xx/1851) (married Aaron Beeman)
(7/26/1814-2/13/1887) (married Eleanor Lane)
(12/8/1816-3/2/1884) (married Reiter Dooley)
(12/18/1819-8/8/1896) (married Jacob Beeler and David McOlney)
(1/14/1821-10/29/1903) (married Mary R. "Molly" Peters)
(4/28/1825-1/6/1896) (married George Norvill)
(8/13/1827-2/9/1874) (married Susannah "Susan" Mower)
(3/5/1830-12/3/1868) (married Edwin Reuben Lindsay)
Eleanor's Parents and Siblings:
Samuel Lambert Lane
Margaret McCarty Lane
Samuel H. Lane
James Marion Lane
(3/15/1787-10/18/1842) (married 6or7/15/1811)
(6/10/1815-3/3/1880) (married Pauline Perlina Yates)
(11/11/1817-12/25/1902) (married James Cragun)
(9/20/1829-10/17/1904) (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(4/17/1833-10/27/1916) (married Celicia A. McGinnis)
James & Eleanor's Family:
Eleanor "Ellen" Lane Cragun
Lydia Margaret Cragun
James Hyrum Cragun
Thomas Calvin Cragun
Mary Ellen Cragun
Sarah Jane Cragun
(7/26/1814-2/13/1887) (married 3/30/1836)
(1/26/1838-6/23/1916) (married James H. McCarty)
(12/28/1843-5/23/1909) (married Amelia Chambers)
(2/24/1845-10/28/1930) (married Lars V. Jensen)
(8/3/1849-4/3/1903) (married Margaret Lawson)
(3/3/1852-11/30/1932) (married Isaiah Cox)
(4/27/1854-3/2/1932) (married Samuel Henry Worthen and Oliver Cromwel Garthwait)
(3/27/1857-3/9/1895) (married Joseph Kirkham)
Find-A-Grave entry for James Cragun
Find-A-Grave entry for Eleanor "Ellen" Lane Cragun