Brick Wall ~ William Crabtree

William M Crabtree was born in April of 1855 in Tennessee to __________ and Ellen ______ Crabtree.  The first resource I have found for him is his marriage to Fannie Raven on May 28, 1883 in Madison County Alabama, followed by a second marriage, this time to Paralee Keel on February 27, 1889; in the same county.    On March 23, 1898 he marries Lucinda Hancock, who is residing with him on the 1900 Madison County Alabama census.

Between 1900 and 1910, William and Lucinda & children moved to Benton County Arkansas, and finally to Little River County, Arkansas, where William dies between 1921-1929.   Lucinda dies sometime after the 1940 census in the same county.  I have been unable to find place of burial for either of them.  

William and Lucinda have the following children: Florence, William Jr., Claude, Harry Henry Eagle, Walter Lucian, Charles Edward and Harvey.  
The only resource I have for William's mother is her name on the 1900 census (Ellen) and her birth date of January 1833 in Tennessee
There is a John Early Crabtree,  born 1891 in AL, also listed on the 1900 census.  He is enumerated as "brother's son".  So far, he is a dead end- I have not found him again. 

These are the only two clues I have  to connect William to parents or siblings.    There is a William J in the 1880 census of Madison Co Alabama, but the birth date and middle initial are wrong.  I'm still researching him and his brother, but have not found any connection yet.  

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