Leonidas Baber "Leon" Niday1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 24, 1877, d. September 8, 1949
     Leonidas Baber "Leon" Niday was buried at Slab Fork Cemetery, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4,5 He was born on February 24, 1877 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4 He married Arminta A. "Mintie" Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on July 29, 1897 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 Leonidas Baber "Leon" Niday married Cecilia Herdie Porterfield circa 1899.1,6 Leonidas Baber "Leon" Niday died on September 8, 1949 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 72.4,5 He Leon Baber Niday, 72, died yesterday morning in a local hospital following a heart attack. He had been a resident of Slab Fork for the past 20 years and an employee of the Slab Fork Coal company. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cecilia Niday, three sons, George B. Niday and M. K. Niday, both of Stotesbury, and H. B. Niday of Slab Fork; a daughter, Mrs. Vera St. Clair, also of Slab Fork; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body will be removed from the Williams Funeral home to the residence today at 5 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted from the residence Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Bob Sanger officiating. Burial will follow in the Slab Fork cemetery. on September 9, 1949.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 306, District 22, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1910Railroad laborer6

Family 1

Arminta A. "Mintie" Craft b. July 27, 1873
Marriage*Leonidas Baber "Leon" Niday married Arminta A. "Mintie" Craft, daughter of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on July 29, 1897 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 

Family 2

Cecilia Herdie Porterfield b. November 3, 1872
Marriage*Leonidas Baber "Leon" Niday married Cecilia Herdie Porterfield circa 1899.1,6 

Citations

  1. [S840] Jack Nida, "Niday Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Oct 13 and Oct 16, 2001.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Leon Baber Niday death certificate.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Leon Baber Niday obituary in the Sep 9, 1949 edition.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Mattie Lou Lane1,2

F, b. 1902, d. June 15, 1948
     Mattie Lou Lane was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born in 1902 at Appomattox Co., Virginia.2 She married John Henry Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on May 30, 1921 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 As of May 30, 1921,her married name was Craft. Mattie Lou Lane died on June 15, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 219, District 2, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 158, District 119-16, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

John Henry Craft b. July, 1893, d. October 19, 1935
Marriage*Mattie Lou Lane married John Henry Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Elizabeth Ann "Bettie" Bryant, on May 30, 1921 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  2. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Elvira Alice "Alice" Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. November 11, 1871, d. June 4, 1950
FatherAlbert Conner1,5,2,3,4 b. May 25, 1832, d. January 9, 1913
MotherMary Jane Iddings1,5,2,3,4 b. December 27, 1844, d. March 26, 1921
     Elvira Alice "Alice" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 She was born on November 11, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 She married William Ira "Button" Poff, son of Fleming Henry Poff and Martha Frances Bird, on March 10, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 As of March 10, 1892,her married name was Poff. Elvira Alice "Alice" Conner died on June 4, 1950 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 78.7,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 444, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 83, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 107, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 115, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 82, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 88, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Family

William Ira "Button" Poff b. January 1, 1872, d. May 18, 1941
Marriage*Elvira Alice "Alice" Conner married William Ira "Button" Poff, son of Fleming Henry Poff and Martha Frances Bird, on March 10, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Charles Thomas Drummond1,2

M, b. April 10, 1822, d. June 29, 1922
     Charles Thomas Drummond was buried at Drummond Family Cemetery, Route 617 at the foot of Nutter's Mountain, Craig Co., Virginia.2 He married Caroline Crawford. Charles Thomas Drummond was born on April 10, 1822 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2 He died on June 29, 1922 at Parr, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 100.2

Family

Caroline Crawford
Marriage*He married Caroline Crawford
Child

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4448] Drummond Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.

Otis English "Ottie" "Jimmie" Craft1,2

M, b. October 31, 1880, d. June 27, 1937
FatherBenjamin Newton "Ben" Craft3,4,5,1 b. August 9, 1846, d. February 1, 1924
MotherSarah Jane Drummond3,4,1 b. circa 1844, d. January 15, 1920
     Otis English "Ottie" "Jimmie" Craft was buried at McCartney Cemetery, Rt. 615, near Jefferson National Forest, Craig Co., Virginia.2 He was born on October 31, 1880 at Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia; The Craig Co. birth index has a birth date of Oct 30, 1880.2,3 He married Josie Isabell Kayser, daughter of Joseph A. Kayser and Maggie E. Unknown, on January 1, 1903 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 Otis English "Ottie" "Jimmie" Craft died on June 27, 1937 at age 56.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 105, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 104, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 88, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., VirginiaOtis and his family were enumerated in the household of his father Benjamin5

Occupation

1900Sawmill hand4
1920Iron ore miner6

Family

Josie Isabell Kayser b. February 6, 1881, d. November 21, 1957
Marriage*Otis English "Ottie" "Jimmie" Craft married Josie Isabell Kayser, daughter of Joseph A. Kayser and Maggie E. Unknown, on January 1, 1903 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S376] Ruth G. Hale, McCartney Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  3. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond1,2,3

F, b. February 1, 1865, d. 1945
MotherSarah Jane Drummond2,4 b. circa 1844, d. January 15, 1920
     Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond was buried at Drummond Family Cemetery, Route 617 at the foot of Nutter's Mountain, Craig Co., Virginia.1,3 She was born on February 1, 1865 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 She married Adam Chester "Jeff" Elmore, son of Jacob Wagner Elmore and Julia Ann Britts, on April 21, 1885 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 As of April 21, 1885,her married name was Elmore. Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond died in 1945.1,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 103, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 26, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 142, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 57, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 390, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9

Family

Adam Chester "Jeff" Elmore b. March 14, 1862, d. August 10, 1932
Marriage*Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond married Adam Chester "Jeff" Elmore, son of Jacob Wagner Elmore and Julia Ann Britts, on April 21, 1885 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S368] Ruth G. Hale, Drummond - Elmore Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S4448] Drummond Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lovie Roy Craft obituary in the Dec 23, 1944 edition.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  11. [S29] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Death Records, 1853-1896.
  12. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Elisha Craft1,2

M, b. May 2, 1872, d. October 10, 1872
FatherGeorge Moore Craft1,2 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton1,2 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     Elisha Craft was born on May 2, 1872 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 He died on October 10, 1872 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S29] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Death Records, 1853-1896.
  2. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.

Infant Twin Female Craft

F, b. May 2, 1872, d. May 2, 1872
FatherGeorge Moore Craft1 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton1 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     Infant Twin Female Craft died on May 2, 1872 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 She was born on May 2, 1872 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.

Dolly Rose Craft1,2

F, b. August 12, 1876, d. May 16, 1944
FatherGeorge Moore Craft3,2 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton3,2 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     Dolly Rose Craft was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 She was born on August 12, 1876 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,4,2 She married Joseph David Looney, son of Joseph Bartley Looney and Anna "Annie" Jones, on January 5, 1898 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 As of January 5, 1898,her married name was Looney. Dolly Rose Craft died on May 16, 1944 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 67.1,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 127, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 25, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 171, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 39, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 112, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8

Family

Joseph David Looney b. August 31, 1872, d. June 27, 1950
Marriage*Dolly Rose Craft married Joseph David Looney, son of Joseph Bartley Looney and Anna "Annie" Jones, on January 5, 1898 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Sallie D. Craft1,2

F, b. September 17, 1882, d. November 16, 1961
FatherGeorge Moore Craft3,4,2 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton3,4,1,2 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     Sallie D. Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.3 She was born on September 17, 1882 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,2 She married Boyd Emery Rollins on November 23, 1911 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 As of November 23, 1911,her married name was Rollins. Sallie D. Craft died on November 16, 1961 at age 79.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 349, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 83, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 238, District 135, Jefferson Ward, Richmond, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 37, District 40, Richmond, Virginia6
1940Dwelling 51, District 107-3, Fredericksburg, Virginia7

Occupation

1940Sewing room worker7

Family

Boyd Emery Rollins b. September 19, 1877, d. 1941
Marriage*Sallie D. Craft married Boyd Emery Rollins on November 23, 1911 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  3. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Edward Albert "Ed" "Eddie" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. May 25, 1873, d. July 16, 1934
FatherAlbert Conner1,2,4,8,9 b. May 25, 1832, d. January 9, 1913
MotherMary Jane Iddings1,2,4,8,9 b. December 27, 1844, d. March 26, 1921
     Edward Albert "Ed" "Eddie" Conner was buried at Puckett Cemetery, off Rt. 221 on a small dirt road between the old Copper Hill post office and H. C. Link & Son Pump Business, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on May 25, 1873 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,4,7,9 He married Dora Unknown circa 1892.10 Edward Albert "Ed" "Eddie" Conner married Doshia Deuisie Conner, daughter of Samuel R. "Sam" Conner and Elizabeth Jane King, on December 13, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,9 Edward Albert "Ed" "Eddie" Conner died on July 16, 1934 at Virginia at age 61; Died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.6,9

Census Records

1880Dwelling 444, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 92, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 294, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 109, District 57, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 71, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer5
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12
1930Farmer13

Family 1

Dora Unknown b. May, 1876, d. June, 1892
Marriage*Edward Albert "Ed" "Eddie" Conner married Dora Unknown circa 1892.10 

Family 2

Doshia Deuisie Conner b. April 18, 1877, d. January 20, 1963
Marriage*Edward Albert "Ed" "Eddie" Conner married Doshia Deuisie Conner, daughter of Samuel R. "Sam" Conner and Elizabeth Jane King, on December 13, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S939] William Clyde Conner, Puckett Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  16. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Conner Stump obituary in the May 6, 1996 edition.
  18. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Trudy Conner Craighead obituary in the Nov 22, 1996 edition.
  19. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.

Emma Harriet Craft1,2

F, b. January 16, 1879, d. January 17, 1939
FatherGeorge Moore Craft3,4,5,2 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton3,4,5,2 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     Emma Harriet Craft was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,6 She was born on January 16, 1879 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,6,3 She married Oscar Miller Martin on December 24, 1905 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 As of December 24, 1905,her married name was Martin. Emma Harriet Craft died on January 17, 1939 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 60.1,6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 127, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 349, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 30, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 66, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 4, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1910Boarding house keeper8
1930Boarding house keeper9

Family

Oscar Miller Martin b. December 3, 1877, d. June 27, 1912
Marriage*Emma Harriet Craft married Oscar Miller Martin on December 24, 1905 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  3. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Edward Blaine Craft1,2

M, b. August 19, 1884, d. November 10, 1967
FatherGeorge Moore Craft3,4,1 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton3,4,5,1 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     His Social Security Number was 224-09-5157.6 Edward Blaine Craft was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on August 19, 1884 at Craig Co., Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of Aug 19, 1885.6,3 He married Susie Frances Davis, daughter of W. Thomas Davis and Fannie Belle Unknown, on December 21, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,7 Edward Blaine Craft died on November 10, 1967 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 83.2 He Edward Blaine Craft, 82, died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs Irene C Huffman, 2430 Livingston Rd. SW. Survivors also include two brothers Glenwood Craft, New Castle, Zedoc Craft Superior Wis. The funeral will be today at 4 pm at Lotz Roanoke Chapel with burial in Sherwood. on November 11, 1967.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 349, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 83, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 282, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia8
1930Dwelling 419, District 35, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1910Farmer5
1920Railroad shop car repairman8
1930Building plasterer9

Family

Susie Frances Davis b. June 18, 1885, d. April 19, 1954
Marriage*Edward Blaine Craft married Susie Frances Davis, daughter of W. Thomas Davis and Fannie Belle Unknown, on December 21, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edward Blaine Craft obituary in the Nov 11, 1967 edition.
  3. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Zadoc Franklin "Frank" Craft1,2

M, b. December 29, 1886
FatherGeorge Moore Craft3,1 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton3,1,4 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     Zadoc Franklin "Frank" Craft was born on December 29, 1886 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 He married Margaret Staples Hines on July 23, 1920 at Keswick, Albemarle Co., Virginia.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 349, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 83, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 114, District 33, Highland Ward 2, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother Alfred6
1930Dwelling 356, District 59, South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 48, District 65-3A, Deep Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Cigarette factory machine machinist6
1930Thread salesman7
1940Car salesman8

Family

Margaret Staples Hines
Marriage*Zadoc Franklin "Frank" Craft married Margaret Staples Hines on July 23, 1920 at Keswick, Albemarle Co., Virginia.5 
Child
  • Margaret V. Craft7

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Glenwood Craft1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. May 21, 1889, d. August 6, 1970
FatherGeorge Moore Craft3,5 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton3,4,5 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     Glenwood Craft was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 His Social Security Number was 230-03-4700.8 He was born on May 21, 1889 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,5,8 He married Nealie Hazel Elmore, daughter of Adam Chester "Jeff" Elmore and Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond, on September 23, 1914 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,1 Glenwood Craft died on August 6, 1970 at age 81.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 349, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 83, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 85, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 45, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 32, District 23-2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Railroad section laborer6
1930Steam railroad laborer7
1940Construction laborer9

Family

Nealie Hazel Elmore b. July 25, 1893, d. May 17, 1958
Marriage*Glenwood Craft married Nealie Hazel Elmore, daughter of Adam Chester "Jeff" Elmore and Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond, on September 23, 1914 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Ruth Craft Reynolds obituary in the May 19, 2007 edition.
  11. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Alfred Sidney "Stemmie" Craft1,2,3

M, b. November 1, 1894, d. January 10, 1965
FatherGeorge Moore Craft1,4 b. July 28, 1848, d. June 8, 1900
MotherMary Ann Paxton1,4,5 b. April 21, 1853, d. July 8, 1914
     His Social Security Number was 009-09-5714.6 Alfred Sidney "Stemmie" Craft was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 He was born on November 1, 1894 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,6 He married Eloise Greever on June 6, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 Alfred Sidney "Stemmie" Craft died on January 10, 1965 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 70.2,3 He New Castle - Alfred Sydney (Stemmie) Craft, 70, died Sunday in a Roanoke hospital. A retired insurance man, he was vice-president and director of the Farmers and Merchants Bank here. Prior to entering business in 1927, Craft taught in Roanoke schools. Craft, who was an alumnus of Roanoke College was assistant principal at Lee Junior High School from 1919 to 1921 when he became principal of Jackson Junior High School. In 1927, he entered private business and entered the insurance business in 1932. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eloise Greever Craft, New Castle; three brothers, Edward B. Craft, Roanoke, Glenwood Craft, New Castle, Z.F. Craft, Superior, Wisconsin. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in New Castle Methodist Church with burial in Sherwood. The body will be taken to the church from Boitnott Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m. on January 11, 1965.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 349, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 83, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 114, District 33, Highland Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 141, District 1, South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia8
1940Dwelling 183, District 119-43, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1920Public school teacher7
1930Department store salesman8
1940Life insurance state supevisor9

Family

Eloise Greever b. May 30, 1897, d. November 15, 1977
Marriage*Alfred Sidney "Stemmie" Craft married Eloise Greever on June 6, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alfred Sydney Craft obituary in the Jan 11, 1965 edition.
  4. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Boyd Emery Rollins1,2

M, b. September 19, 1877, d. 1941
     Boyd Emery Rollins was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, 1902 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia.2 He was born on September 19, 1877 at Jackson Co., West Virginia.1 He married Sallie D. Craft, daughter of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on November 23, 1911 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 Boyd Emery Rollins died in 1941 at Virginia.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 238, District 135, Jefferson Ward, Richmond, Virginia4
1930Dwelling 37, District 40, Richmond, Virginia5
1940Dwelling 51, District 107-3, Fredericksburg, Virginia6

Occupation

1911Streetcar motorman3
1920Tabacco factory machinist4
1930Paper company machinist5

Family

Sallie D. Craft b. September 17, 1882, d. November 16, 1961
Marriage*Boyd Emery Rollins married Sallie D. Craft, daughter of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on November 23, 1911 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S4452] Oak Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Eloise Greever1,2

F, b. May 30, 1897, d. November 15, 1977
     Her Social Security Number was 231-62-2262.3 Eloise Greever was born on May 30, 1897 at Tazewell Co., Virginia.4,3,1 She married Alfred Sidney "Stemmie" Craft, son of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on June 6, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 As of June 6, 1918,her married name was Craft. Eloise Greever died on November 15, 1977 at Virginia at age 80.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 114, District 33, Highland Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia4
1930Dwelling 141, District 1, South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia6
1940Dwelling 183, District 119-43, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Alfred Sidney "Stemmie" Craft b. November 1, 1894, d. January 10, 1965
Marriage*Eloise Greever married Alfred Sidney "Stemmie" Craft, son of George Moore Craft and Mary Ann Paxton, on June 6, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alfred Sydney Craft obituary in the Jan 11, 1965 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Frances E. "Fannie" Crawford1

F, b. circa 1863, d. April 23, 1898
FatherDaniel Watson Crawford1,2
MotherSarah S. Unknown1
     Frances E. "Fannie" Crawford was buried at McCartney Cemetery, Rt. 615, near Jefferson National Forest, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She was born circa 1863 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 She married Erastus Byron Craft, son of George W. Craft and Martha "Patty" Elmore, on January 16, 1884 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of January 16, 1884,her married name was Craft. Frances E. "Fannie" Crawford died on April 23, 1898 at Red Brush, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She We were saddened by the news of the death of the wife of Mr. E.B. Craft at her home in the Red Brush neighborhood last Saturday evening. The deceased was a daughter of Mr. D.W. Crawford, formerly a resident of the county but is now living on Patterson's Creek in Botetourt County. She was buried at the graveyard near the old McCartney mill (McCartney Cemetery) below this place, on Monday, leaving a husband and four small children besides numerous other relatives to mourn her death. on April 30, 1898.2

Family

Erastus Byron Craft b. March 27, 1855, d. August 17, 1917
Marriage*She married Erastus Byron Craft, son of George W. Craft and Martha "Patty" Elmore, on January 16, 1884 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S2095] New Castle Record, From the E. B. Craft obituary in the Apr 30, 1898 edition.
  3. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  4. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.

Laura Susan "Susie" Welch1

F, b. circa 1877, d. January 12, 1943
FatherUnknown Welch1
MotherMariah Unknown1
     Laura Susan "Susie" Welch was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She and Erastus Byron Craft were divorced.2 Laura Susan "Susie" Welch was born circa 1877 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 She married Erastus Byron Craft, son of George W. Craft and Martha "Patty" Elmore, on July 11, 1900 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of July 11, 1900,her married name was Craft. Laura Susan "Susie" Welch died on January 12, 1943 at Craig Co., Virginia.2

Family

Erastus Byron Craft b. March 27, 1855, d. August 17, 1917
Divorce*She and Erastus Byron Craft were divorced.2 
Marriage* Laura Susan "Susie" Welch married Erastus Byron Craft, son of George W. Craft and Martha "Patty" Elmore, on July 11, 1900 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S4443] Waugh Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

James Mearmon Conner1,2,3

M, b. September 16, 1874, d. March 4, 1917
FatherAlbert Conner1,4,2,5,6 b. May 25, 1832, d. January 9, 1913
MotherMary Jane Iddings1,4,2,5,6 b. December 27, 1844, d. March 26, 1921
     James Mearmon Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8,6 He was born on September 16, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Floyd Co. Birth Index has a birth date of Sep 30, 1874.7,1,8,6 He married Laura Byar Walton, daughter of James Wellington Walton Jr. and Elvira Susan Conner, on November 7, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,6 James Mearmon Conner died on March 4, 1917 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 42.6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 444, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 69, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 110, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1900Farmer10
1910Farmer11

Family

Laura Byar Walton b. December 2, 1877, d. October 16, 1937
Marriage*James Mearmon Conner married Laura Byar Walton, daughter of James Wellington Walton Jr. and Elvira Susan Conner, on November 7, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Sue Conner Weddle Jenkins obituary in the Dec 13, 2001 edition.
  15. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Mary Conner death certificate.

Ollie Percila Huffman1

F, b. September 19, 1867, d. August 28, 1950
     Ollie Percila Huffman was buried at Looney Cemetery, Looney, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She was born on September 19, 1867 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 She married Erastus Byron Craft, son of George W. Craft and Martha "Patty" Elmore, on September 16, 1909 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of September 16, 1909,her married name was Craft. Ollie Percila Huffman died on August 28, 1950 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 82.3,2 She NEW CASTLE, August 28, 1950 - Mrs. Ollie P. Craft, 82, died at her home here this morning. She is survived by two sons, B.P. Reynolds of Roanoke and E.L. Reynolds of Buchanan; three daughters, Miss Dessie Reynolds of New Castle, Mrs. Polly Wolf of Pearisburg and Miss Emily Craft of New Castle; two stepsons, J.F. Reynolds, New Castle, Jube Craft, Oriskany; and two stepdaughters, Mrs. Bud Patsel and Mrs. Newton Brizendine, both of New Castle. Funeral will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Boitnott Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Looney Cemetery. on August 29, 1950.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 166, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 85, District 78, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 44, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 33, District 23-2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Hired hand for the Dan L. Huffman family5
1930Laundress6

Family

Erastus Byron Craft b. March 27, 1855, d. August 17, 1917
Marriage*Ollie Percila Huffman married Erastus Byron Craft, son of George W. Craft and Martha "Patty" Elmore, on September 16, 1909 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ollie P. Craft obituary in the Aug 29, 1950 edition.
  3. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  9. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.

Naomi Clyde "Neoma" Crawford1

F, b. September 28, 1894, d. April 10, 1977
FatherJames Harvey Crawford1,2,3 b. February 22, 1872, d. July 14, 1938
MotherLula Mae Nora Starkes1,2,3 b. July 7, 1868, d. October 30, 1922
     Her Social Security Number was 223-92-6672.4 Naomi Clyde "Neoma" Crawford was buried at Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rt. 606, Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.5 She was born on September 28, 1894 at Craig Co., Virginia; The SSDI and the Hebron cemetery listing have a birth date of Sep 28, 1891 however the 1900 Census and the marriage date of her parents suggest a birth date of Sep 28, 1894.4,5,2,1 She married John Steel Switzer, son of Carey Monroe Switzer and Mary Frances Crawford, on January 12, 1910 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of January 12, 1910,her married name was Switzer. Naomi Clyde "Neoma" Crawford died on April 10, 1977 at age 82.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 49, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 264, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 285, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 24, District 80, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 13, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 96, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Farmer6

Family

John Steel Switzer b. September 16, 1887, d. March 11, 1961
Marriage*Naomi Clyde "Neoma" Crawford married John Steel Switzer, son of Carey Monroe Switzer and Mary Frances Crawford, on January 12, 1910 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S370] Ruth G. Hale, Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil F. Switzer obituary in the Jun 27, 2003 edition.
  10. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Nancy Maria "Nannie" Wright1,2,3,4

F, b. March 5, 1859, d. March 13, 1922
FatherJames A. Wright1,3 b. 1827, d. October 10, 1891
MotherVirlinda "Malinda" Caldwell1,3 b. July 20, 1830, d. September 8, 1916
     Nancy Maria "Nannie" Wright was buried at Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3 She was born on March 5, 1859 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,3 She married Jacob Wagner "Jess" Elmore Jr., son of Jacob Wagner Elmore and Julia Ann Britts, on February 3, 1884 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of February 3, 1884,her married name was Elmore. Nancy Maria "Nannie" Wright died on March 13, 1922 at Virginia at age 63.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 427, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 211, District 60, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 162, District 62, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia6

Family

Jacob Wagner "Jess" Elmore Jr. b. November 6, 1860, d. June 6, 1945
Marriage*Nancy Maria "Nannie" Wright married Jacob Wagner "Jess" Elmore Jr., son of Jacob Wagner Elmore and Julia Ann Britts, on February 3, 1884 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2324] Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=elmore&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=121&GRid=37505184&CRid=2207541&df=all&
  4. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Gracie Barth Elmore Helmintoller obituary in the Mar 1, 1967 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1068] Beth Fridley, Alleghany Co., Virginia Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  11. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

John A. Craft

M, b. April 10, 1884
FatherErastus Byron Craft1 b. March 27, 1855, d. August 17, 1917
MotherFrances E. "Fannie" Crawford1 b. circa 1863, d. April 23, 1898
     John A. Craft was born on April 10, 1884 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.

Jube Byron Craft1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 7, 1885, d. December 8, 1961
FatherErastus Byron Craft6,1,2 b. March 27, 1855, d. August 17, 1917
MotherFrances E. "Fannie" Crawford6,2 b. circa 1863, d. April 23, 1898
     Jube Byron Craft was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.7 He was born on July 7, 1885 at Craig Co., Virginia.6,3 He married Bertha Cornelia Thomas on March 5, 1913 at Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.2 Jube Byron Craft died on December 8, 1961 at Oriskany, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 76.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 161, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 60, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., VirginiaEnumerated as a servant in the household of Robert Wiley4
1920Dwelling 240, District 60, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 106, District 9, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 7, District 12-12, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1910Farm laborer4
1920Ore washer laborer8
1930Carpenter laborer5
1940Farm laborer9

Family

Bertha Cornelia Thomas b. October 2, 1892, d. August 27, 1978
Marriage*Jube Byron Craft married Bertha Cornelia Thomas on March 5, 1913 at Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  7. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Berlin J. Craft obituary in the Jan 27, 2002 edition.
  11. [S1276] Virginian Review, From the Harry Coolidge Craft obituary in the Apr 23, 2006 edition.
  12. [S4445] Crossroads Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Lottie May Craft1

F, b. March 28, 1890, d. July 30, 1940
FatherErastus Byron Craft1,2 b. March 27, 1855, d. August 17, 1917
MotherFrances E. "Fannie" Crawford1 b. circa 1863, d. April 23, 1898
     Lottie May Craft was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 She was born on March 28, 1890 at Craig Co., Virginia; The Waugh Cemetery listing has a birth date of Mar 28, 1888.3,1 She died on July 30, 1940 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 50.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 161, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 200, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., VirginiaEnumerated as a single servant living with her daughter in the household of Joseph Gross4
1920Dwelling 86, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 116, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 38, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1910House keeper4
1920Laundress5
1930Private family worker6

Family

Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Craft obituary in the Oct 27, 1992 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  10. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  11. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  12. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.

Luvenie Craft1

F, b. August 12, 1893, d. January 20, 1953
FatherErastus Byron Craft2,3 b. March 27, 1855, d. August 17, 1917
MotherFrances E. "Fannie" Crawford3 b. circa 1863, d. April 23, 1898
     Luvenie Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.4 She was born on August 12, 1893 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,4 She married Latmer Bud Paitsel, son of Oliver W. Paitsel and Addie Lula Paitsel, on December 25, 1915 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 As of December 25, 1915,her married name was Paitsel. Luvenie Craft died on January 20, 1953 at age 59.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 161, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 18, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 109, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 22, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Family

Latmer Bud Paitsel b. March 22, 1893, d. March 18, 1965
Marriage*Luvenie Craft married Latmer Bud Paitsel, son of Oliver W. Paitsel and Addie Lula Paitsel, on December 25, 1915 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  4. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
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