Lucy James Strong, (Criner)
born 08/08/1839 in Madison County, Alabama
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Lucy James, affectionately known to her sisters and sister-in-laws as "Jimmie" died of quick consumption after less than four years of marriage. Her husband would be killed in the Civil War two years later. They left their little girl, Martha Sue, orphaned with guardians from her Strong family overseeing her inheritance. She was raised by her grandfather and her aunts on the Criner family plantation, Shady Hill, near Huntsville, Alabama.
Spouse ~ Isaac McClure Criner
born 1827 in Madison County, Alabama