George McCracken

Birth Name George McCracken
Gender male
Age at Death 20 years, 6 months, 8 days


According to his death record, George died 24 Feb 1892 of an abcess. He was living on Cannon Ave and is buried in Harvard Grove Cemetery.

Burial: Harvard Grove Cemetery
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot: section 8 lot 123 tier 2

He is buried with his parents.

Rich O'Keefe's database has extensive information on the parents and ancestry of George McCracken. It is at
/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=richokeefe&id=I1 0189


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth August 15, 1871 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1 2a
Residence October 6, 1891 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 2491 Cannon 3

living at 2491 Cannon when their son John was born

Death February 23, 1892 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   4a
Burial February 24, 1892 Harvard Grove Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   5a


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father John McCrackenabout 1837
Mother Harriet Ratcliffeabout 1845
         George McCracken August 15, 1871 February 23, 1892


Family of George McCracken and Ann E Rodgers

Married Wife Ann E Rodgers ( b. March 3, 1873 d. October 28, 1950 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 29, 1891 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   6a

License issued 26 Jun 1891
George McCracken, of an age at least 21, and Annie Rogers, of an age at least 18
neither with a living spouse and not nearer than second cousins

[signed] George McCracken

I Certify that on the 29th day of June 1891, Mr. George McCracken and Miss Annie Rogers were by me legally joined in marriage.
J.T. Carroll

[note on certificate says "don't pub" -- but in whose handwriting?]

"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 Oct 2013), George Mccracken and Annie Rogers, 29 Jun 1891; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference p46-4; FHL microfilm 877927.

Name Birth Date Death Date
John Edward McCrackenOctober 6, 1891May 15, 1971

Source References

  1. Rich & Joyce O'Keefe Family Trees at
  2. National Archives and Records Administration: 1880 United States Census
      • Page: T9, roll 1008, page 293, 18th Ward, Cleveland
      • Confidence: Very High
  3. Cuyahoga County Birth Records
  4. Cuyahoga County Death Records
      • Page: George McCracken.
      • Confidence: Very High
      • General:

        citing death notice in Cleveland Plain Dealer Feb 28, 1995, pg. 6 sec. B

  5. Cleveland Department of Parks, Recreation and Properties: Cleveland City Cemetery Interment Records, 1824-2001
      • Page:
      • Confidence: Very High
  6. Cuyahoga County Marriage Records
      • Page: 36: 46, McCracken-Rogers.
      • Confidence: Very High
      • General:

        Photocopy received from Cuyahoga County Archives.