James Crawford Lanier
& his wives
Fannie Taff & Mary Elizabeth Sproull

James Crawford Lanier was born and grew up in Clarke County. He served the Confederacy in Co., D., First Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. James married twice, both times to women in Bartow Co., GA. He moved his family to Alabama in the 1880s to Talladega County. He was a very successful businessman.

Contributed by their ggranddaughter, Carol Middleton.