Christopher {Crit} Loggains

Contributed by Dolores Raines Sutton


Crit was born April 1869 in Wayne Co Tenn when his family was enroute from Walker Co., Ala to Boone Co., Arkansas He was the son of Christopher and Mary Elizabeth Raines Loggains He had 1 sister Sarah Pamela, born in Walker Co., AL and died of measles in Boone Co.,AR [1880 AR Mortality Schedule] Family lore is that when Crit was born his father ran off with the midwife and was never heard from again. His mother remarried in Boone Co., AR to George Haskins. Crit married Sophenia Bert in Boone Co., AR. They had 1 son - James Henry. After Mary’s death in Crit and Sophenia divorced and she married Crit’s step-father and had 2 sons, Norb and Orb Haskins. James went by the surname Haskins all his life. Sophenia Hung herself in their barn in Lowry, AR [my mother was raised next door to this family] Crit married again in 1875 to Anna DeFreeze in Independence Co., AR
1880 census Independence Co.,Washington, AR
Carroll Loggains age 28
Anna E age 27
Martha Age 4
Susan age 2

By 1893 Crit had married Izora Tyler Banning, widow of Gentham Bannings

1900 Census Washington Ark Indepepndence Co.,AR
Christopher Loggains, b April 1869 Tenn
Izora b 8-1870
Sherman b 8-1887 --this was his stepson
Maude b 7-1888 - this was his step daughter
James Roy b 11-1894 - married Cecelia Eugene Sullivan, died Dec. 14, 1977 in Breckenridge Texas
Paul William, b April 1897
Philip Ward b 3-1900 died 1962 @ Spiro Okla
Mary Eva Eugene b 1901 died 10-29-1903 in Clarksville, Texas Buried in the Stone Chapel Cem
Izora died June 2 1905 in Red River Co.- Clarksville, Texas And is buried in the Stone Chapel Cem There

1910 Census Ellis Co., Texas
C.C. Loggains age 41 Widower
James 14
William 12
Philus Ward 10
Crit Married again in Clarksville, Texas to Emma Rains Carlton

1920 census Red River Co., - Clarksville, Texas
Christopher C Loggains 51
Emma 55
Bert H Carlton age 27 b Texas
Norene Mc Dowell 5 - Granddaughter
Carlton -1 month - granddaughter

Emma Married #1 Thomas Henry Carlton
She was the dau of Martin Vanburen Rains and wife #1 Mary Michaels. She was born 8-22-1879
Thomas Carlton was b 3-3-!855 and died 10-27-1903. Buried in Stone Chapel Cem., Clarksville ,Texas
Martins #2 wife was Deliah Travis
Emma died – in Clarksville, Texas and is buried in the Stone Chapel Cem there
Crit died Oct 1, 1940 in Clarksville, Texas and is buried in the Stone Chapel Cem There.