Hiawatha Insane Asylum - Canton, South Dakota
Asylum for Insane Indians


Lucy (Brown) Crain


Born: Mar. 7, 1847
Near Park Hill, I. T.
Death: Apr. 25, 1915
Canton, Lincoln County, SD

Lucy was the second child and oldest daughter of John Frippo and Lucy (Greybeard) Brown. Born near Park Hill, Cherokee Indian Territory. Lucy married Alexander Wills Crain on 26 Dec.1880 and had three children: Anna E., Allan Wills, and Ambrose.

The Seminole Capital April 29, 1915
Mrs. Lucy Crain, Seminole, died in Canton, SD on April 25th at the age of 68 years.

Burial is in Oakwood Cemetery. Wewoka, OK

She is survived by her sister, Alice B. Davis of Wewoka, OK, a son, Allen Wills Crain, of Wewoka, OK

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander Wills Crain who died June 23, 1921