JAMES WESLEY "JIM" CRAIN &
AMANDA ELIZABETH "MANDY" (STRIBLING) CRAIN, 1907
Shared by Jim
This family portrait of Jim and Mandy Crain's family was
made in Gatesville, a few weeks prior to their move to Blue Ridge Hamilton
County, TX, with Mandy's parents and siblings.
The older son is James Edwin Crain.
The younger son is Robert Verne Crain.
The older daughter is Ruby Pearl Crain.
The younger daughter is Lura Bernice Crain.
The family began their move from Osage on 30 October,
1907, and most arrived at Blue Ridge on 31 October. James Edwin with
his grandfather, Thomas Edwin Stribling, had to purchase a new cook stove
in Gatesville, thereby delaying their arrival at Blue Ridge until 1
The family became active in community affairs and in the
Blue Ridge Baptist Church. They remained in Hamilton County
throughout their lifetimes. Jim was a farmer. Verne was
graduated 19 May, 1919, as valedictorian of Hamilton High