Benjamin Craft1,2

M, b. April 10, 1851, d. April 8, 1855
FatherJohn Spencer Craft1 b. March 8, 1825, d. October 11, 1903
MotherSarah "Sally" Elmore1 b. August 17, 1828, d. June 25, 1902
     Benjamin Craft was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 He was born on April 10, 1851 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,2 He died on April 8, 1855 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 3; Died of croup.1,2

Citations

  1. [S29] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Death Records, 1853-1896.
  2. [S4443] Waugh Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."

Samuel Zachariah "Zack" Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 1, 1873, d. January 1, 1953
FatherSamuel S. "Slick" Conner6,1,5 b. September 5, 1835, d. February 7, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Poff6,1,5 b. November 24, 1840, d. September 15, 1904
     Samuel Zachariah "Zack" Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,5 He was born on April 1, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,4,5 He married Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner, daughter of George Benjamin Conner and Ellen Iddings, on September 30, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 Samuel Zachariah "Zack" Conner died on January 1, 1953 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.7,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 446, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 35, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 16, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 93, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 141, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 26, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1900Farmer2
1910Farmer3
1920Farmer9
1930Farmer10
1940Farmer11

Family

Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner b. May 3, 1881, d. March 4, 1963
Marriage*Samuel Zachariah "Zack" Conner married Pearl Annie "Pearlie" Conner, daughter of George Benjamin Conner and Ellen Iddings, on September 30, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Awilda W. Craft1,2

F, b. December 12, 1868, d. May 21, 1898
FatherJames Henry Craft1,3,4,2 b. May 4, 1846, d. July 3, 1910
MotherChristina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney1,3,4,2 b. December 14, 1846, d. June 15, 1920
     Awilda W. Craft was buried at Looney & Nancy Caldwell Cemetery, north side of Rt. 624, Moccasin Hollow, Craig Co., Virginia.5 She was born on December 12, 1868 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 She married John Lewis Caldwell, son of Alexander Looney Caldwell and Nancy Looney, on December 3, 1885 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 As of December 3, 1885,her married name was Caldwell. Awilda W. Craft died on May 21, 1898 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 29.5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 100, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 175, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4

Family

John Lewis Caldwell b. February 27, 1863, d. April 28, 1929
Marriage*Awilda W. Craft married John Lewis Caldwell, son of Alexander Looney Caldwell and Nancy Looney, on December 3, 1885 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Edgar Henry Caldwell obituary iin an unknown edition.
  7. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."

Nancy Jane "Nannie" Craft1,2

F, b. February 2, 1870, d. February 2, 1958
FatherJames Henry Craft3,2,4 b. May 4, 1846, d. July 3, 1910
MotherChristina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney3,2,4 b. December 14, 1846, d. June 15, 1920
     Nancy Jane "Nannie" Craft was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 She was born on February 2, 1870 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 She married John David Monroe Paxton on December 13, 1900 at Montrose Co., Colorado.1,6,7 As of December 13, 1900,her married name was Paxton. Nancy Jane "Nannie" Craft died on February 2, 1958 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 88.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 100, New Castle, Craig Co., VirginiaEnumerated as Mary I. Craft3
1880Dwelling 175, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 208, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 180, District 113, Maple Grove, Montrose Co., Colorado8
1920Dwelling 143, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 246, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 282, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia11

Family

John David Monroe Paxton b. March 11, 1870, d. May 20, 1943
Marriage*Nancy Jane "Nannie" Craft married John David Monroe Paxton on December 13, 1900 at Montrose Co., Colorado.1,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  6. [S1278] Trounce, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1619835&id=I06394
  7. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S88] Ronda Jean Trounce, unknown record type, TYPE Book.
  13. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.

Martha Craft1

F, b. January 2, 1871, d. December 9, 1899
FatherJames Henry Craft1 b. May 4, 1846, d. July 3, 1910
MotherChristina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney1 b. December 14, 1846, d. June 15, 1920
     Martha Craft was buried at Looney & Nancy Caldwell Cemetery, north side of Rt. 624, Moccasin Hollow, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 2, 1871 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1,2 She died on December 9, 1899 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 28.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 175, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4463] Caldwell Family Cemetery #05, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia, Twin to her sister Sallie according to the 1880 Census.

Sallie Elizabeth Craft1,2,3

F, b. January 2, 1871, d. March 24, 1936
FatherJames Henry Craft4,3 b. May 4, 1846, d. July 3, 1910
MotherChristina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney4,3 b. December 14, 1846, d. June 15, 1920
     Sallie Elizabeth Craft was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on January 2, 1871 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,3 She married George Washington Bell, son of Robert F. Bell and Minerva Unknown, on August 29, 1892 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 As of August 29, 1892,her married name was Bell. Sallie Elizabeth Craft and George Washington Bell were divorced before 1898.3 Sallie Elizabeth Craft married William Marion Echols, son of Henry Echols and Martha Ann Caldwell, on October 25, 1906 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 As of October 25, 1906,her married name was Echols. Sallie Elizabeth Craft died on March 24, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.1,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 175, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 147, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 130, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 159, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Family 1

George Washington Bell b. July 4, 1869, d. November 17, 1937
Marriage*Sallie Elizabeth Craft married George Washington Bell, son of Robert F. Bell and Minerva Unknown, on August 29, 1892 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Sallie Elizabeth Craft and George Washington Bell were divorced before 1898.3 
Children

Family 2

William Marion Echols b. November, 1852, d. August 9, 1931
Marriage*Sallie Elizabeth Craft married William Marion Echols, son of Henry Echols and Martha Ann Caldwell, on October 25, 1906 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 
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. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 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.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.

Louise Mae "Lena" Craft1

F, b. 1874, d. August 3, 1951
FatherJames Henry Craft2,1 b. May 4, 1846, d. July 3, 1910
MotherChristina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney2,1 b. December 14, 1846, d. June 15, 1920
     Louise Mae "Lena" Craft was buried at Crowder Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 She was born in 1874 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 She married Francis Henry "Frank" Tripp, son of George Tripp and Lucy Blanchflower, on October 22, 1893 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of October 22, 1893,her married name was Tripp. Louise Mae "Lena" Craft died on August 3, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 175, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 298, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 137, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 114, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 143, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 267, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8

Family

Francis Henry "Frank" Tripp b. 1869, d. August 5, 1933
Marriage*Louise Mae "Lena" Craft married Francis Henry "Frank" Tripp, son of George Tripp and Lucy Blanchflower, on October 22, 1893 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S367] Ruth G. Hale, Crowder Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  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.
  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.

Ella Virginia Craft1,2

F, b. February, 1876, d. April 4, 1926
FatherJames Henry Craft3,1 b. May 4, 1846, d. July 3, 1910
MotherChristina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney3,1 b. December 14, 1846, d. June 15, 1920
     Ella Virginia Craft was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Hotchkiss, Delta Co., Colorado.2 She was born in February, 1876 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 She married William Mack Whiting on January 26, 1902 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of January 26, 1902,her married name was Whiting. As of June 10, 1905,her married name was Worley.2 Ella Virginia Craft married Horace Worley on June 10, 1905 at Olathe, Montrose Co., Colorado.2 As of March 14, 1917,her married name was Watson.2 Ella Virginia Craft married Thomas H. "Tom" Watson on March 14, 1917 at Crawford, Delta Co., Colorado.2 Ella Virginia Craft died on April 4, 1926 at Colorado at age 50.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 175, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 94, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 28, District 29, Crawford, Delta Co., Colorado6
1920Dwelling 53, District 14, Hotchkiss, Delta Co., Colorado7

Occupation

1900House maid4

Family 1

William Mack Whiting b. April 25, 1874
Marriage*Ella Virginia Craft married William Mack Whiting on January 26, 1902 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Family 2

Horace Worley b. June 14, 1878, d. November 2, 1963
Marriage*Ella Virginia Craft married Horace Worley on June 10, 1905 at Olathe, Montrose Co., Colorado.2 

Family 3

Thomas H. "Tom" Watson b. 1874, d. 1955
Marriage*Ella Virginia Craft married Thomas H. "Tom" Watson on March 14, 1917 at Crawford, Delta Co., Colorado.2 
Child
  • Mary V. Watson7

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S4465] Riverside Cemetery, Delta Co., CO, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Dillie Leone Kaiser1

F, b. 1899, d. August 6, 1956
FatherJoseph A. Kaiser1
MotherSallie Unknown1
     Dillie Leone Kaiser was buried at Crowder Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She was born in 1899 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 She married Looney Marshall Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Christina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney, on November 10, 1917 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of November 10, 1917,her married name was Craft. Dillie Leone Kaiser died on August 6, 1956 at Craig Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 154, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 161, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 289, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

Looney Marshall Craft b. May 23, 1885, d. December 30, 1941
Marriage*Dillie Leone Kaiser married Looney Marshall Craft, son of James Henry Craft and Christina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney, on November 10, 1917 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S367] Ruth G. Hale, Crowder Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norine Craft Reynolds obituary in the Jul 26, 2001 edition.
  7. [S256] Ruth G. Hale, Crawford Cemetery, Rt. 686, Craig Co., VA.

Looney Marshall Craft1,2

M, b. May 23, 1885, d. December 30, 1941
FatherJames Henry Craft3,4,2,5 b. May 4, 1846, d. July 3, 1910
MotherChristina Elizabeth "Bettie" Looney3,4,2,5 b. December 14, 1846, d. June 15, 1920
     Looney Marshall Craft was buried at Crowder Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.6 He was born on May 23, 1885 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,6 He married Harriet Elizabeth Crowder, daughter of Joel Elmore Crowder and Elmira Maria Crawford, on November 8, 1906 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,7 Looney Marshall Craft married Dillie Leone Kaiser, daughter of Joseph A. Kaiser and Sallie Unknown, on November 10, 1917 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.5 Looney Marshall Craft died on December 30, 1941 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 56.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 208, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 130, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 154, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 161, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 289, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1910Farmer8
1920Farm laborer9
1930Timber worker10
1940Brick layer helper11

Family 1

Harriet Elizabeth Crowder b. October 30, 1885, d. May 23, 1916
Marriage*Looney Marshall Craft married Harriet Elizabeth Crowder, daughter of Joel Elmore Crowder and Elmira Maria Crawford, on November 8, 1906 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,7 

Family 2

Dillie Leone Kaiser b. 1899, d. August 6, 1956
Marriage*Looney Marshall Craft married Dillie Leone Kaiser, daughter of Joseph A. Kaiser and Sallie Unknown, on November 10, 1917 at Craig City, Craig Co., Virginia.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norine Craft Reynolds obituary in the Jul 26, 2001 edition.
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  6. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  7. [S367] Ruth G. Hale, Crowder Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S256] Ruth G. Hale, Crawford Cemetery, Rt. 686, Craig Co., VA.

John Castle/Cassel Conner1,2,3

M, b. January 11, 1876, d. April 5, 1951
FatherSamuel S. "Slick" Conner4,1,3 b. September 5, 1835, d. February 7, 1889
MotherMartha Ann Poff4,1,3 b. November 24, 1840, d. September 15, 1904
     John Castle/Cassel Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 He was born on January 11, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,2,3 He married Jemima Alice Wilson, daughter of Laban D. Wilson and Elzira C. "Eliza" Conner, on June 20, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 John Castle/Cassel Conner died on April 5, 1951 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 75.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 446, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 115, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 171, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 133, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 46, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer6
1910Farmer7
1930Farmer8

Family

Jemima Alice Wilson b. August 15, 1874, d. January 26, 1960
Marriage*John Castle/Cassel Conner married Jemima Alice Wilson, daughter of Laban D. Wilson and Elzira C. "Eliza" Conner, on June 20, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Martha Jane Givens1,2

F, b. August, 1856, d. 1954
     Martha Jane Givens was buried at Eagle Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, State Road 734, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia. She was born in August, 1856 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Joel David Craft, son of John Spencer Craft and Sarah "Sally" Elmore, on January 10, 1878 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of January 10, 1878,her married name was Craft. Martha Jane Givens died in 1954.

Census Records

1880Dwelling 92, District 22, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 67, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 43, District 59, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 293, District 61, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 272, District 11, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 296, District 12-13, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia7

Family

Joel David Craft b. January 12, 1855, d. March 28, 1932
Marriage*Martha Jane Givens married Joel David Craft, son of John Spencer Craft and Sarah "Sally" Elmore, on January 10, 1878 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  9. [S29] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Death Records, 1853-1896.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Bessie Craft1

F, b. November 10, 1880
FatherJonathan Craft1 b. October 30, 1852, d. May 3, 1886
MotherCaroline Leffel1 b. September 9, 1858
     Bessie Craft was born on November 10, 1880 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Citations

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

C. Milton Craft1

M, b. August, 1883
FatherJonathan Craft1 b. October 30, 1852, d. May 3, 1886
MotherCaroline Leffel1 b. September 9, 1858
     C. Milton Craft was born in August, 1883 at Craig Co., Virginia.1

Citations

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

Woods Lee "Woody" Craft Sr.1,2,3

M, b. August 9, 1878, d. August 20, 1950
FatherJoel David Craft4,1 b. January 12, 1855, d. March 28, 1932
MotherMartha Jane Givens4,1 b. August, 1856, d. 1954
     Woods Lee "Woody" Craft Sr. was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5,3 He was born on August 9, 1878 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,3 He married Fannie Davis Peters on August 7, 1907 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,6 Woods Lee "Woody" Craft Sr. died on August 20, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.5,3 He Woody Lee Craft, Sr., 72, died at his home, 304 18th Street, SW, yesterday morning. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. H.A. Mason, Roanoke, Mrs. Kenneth L. Gusler, Richmond; a son, Woody Lee Craft, Jr., Roanoke; his mother, Mrs. Martha Craft, Eagle Rock; two sisters, Miss Winnie Craft, Eagle Rock, Mrs. Cecil Falls, Roanoke; two brothers, P.C. Craft, Eagle Rock, and O.C. Craft, Clifton Forge; four grandchildren. Funeral will be conducted at Oakey's Chapel Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. by Dr. C.C. Bell. Burial will be in Evergreen. on August 21, 1950.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 92, District 22, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 304, District 28, Highland Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 172, District 15, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 117, District 119-21, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1920Office supplies merchant2
1930Aluminum salesman7
1940Employmet office interviewer8

Family

Fannie Davis Peters b. February 11, 1888, d. May 28, 1942
Marriage*Woods Lee "Woody" Craft Sr. married Fannie Davis Peters on August 7, 1907 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Woody Lee Craft, Sr. obituary in the Aug 21, 1950 edition.
  4. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  5. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  6. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke 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=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Rouie Frank Craft1,2,3

F, b. May 29, 1883, d. May 16, 1943
FatherJoel David Craft1,4,3 b. January 12, 1855, d. March 28, 1932
MotherMartha Jane Givens1,4,3 b. August, 1856, d. 1954
     Rouie Frank Craft was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 She was born on May 29, 1883 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of circa 1902,her married name was Orange.5 She married Clarence Godwin Orange circa 1902.5,2 Rouie Frank Craft died on May 16, 1943 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 59.2,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 67, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 44, District 59, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 100, District 21, Jefferson Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 118, District 22, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 164, District 119-37, Roanoke, Virginia8

Family

Clarence Godwin Orange b. April 21, 1881, d. May 4, 1953
Marriage*Rouie Frank Craft married Clarence Godwin Orange circa 1902.5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  2. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke 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=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Oswald Cletus Craft1

M, b. April 1, 1887, d. January 10, 1969
FatherJoel David Craft2,3 b. January 12, 1855, d. March 28, 1932
MotherMartha Jane Givens2,3 b. August, 1856, d. 1954
     Oswald Cletus Craft was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,1 He was born on April 1, 1887 at Craig Co., Virginia.2 He married Ruth Haynes circa 1913.5,1 Oswald Cletus Craft died on January 10, 1969 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 81.4,1 He Oswald Cletus Craft, 81, died Friday in a Clifton Forge hospital. He was a retired locomotive engineer for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway. Surviving are his wife, Ruth Haynes Craft; a daughter, Miss Sylvia Craft, Clifton Forge; a sister, Mrs. Cecil Falls, Roanoke; a brother, Powell Craft, Eagle Rock. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Nicely Funeral Chapel with burial in Mountain View Cemetery. on January 12, 1969.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 67, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 27, District 77, Ward 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 18, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 248, District 105-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Railroad engineer6
1930Steam railroad locomotive engineer5
1940Locomotive engineer7

Family

Ruth Haynes b. September 20, 1894, d. August 2, 1980
Marriage*Oswald Cletus Craft married Ruth Haynes circa 1913.5,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Oswald Cletus Craft obituary in the Jan 12, 1969 edition.
  2. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Cecil Serena Craft

F, b. May 22, 1890, d. February 12, 1977
FatherJoel David Craft1,2,3 b. January 12, 1855, d. March 28, 1932
MotherMartha Jane Givens1,2,3 b. August, 1856, d. 1954
     Cecil Serena Craft was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 230-34-0412.5 She was born on May 22, 1890 at Craig Co., Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of May 21, 1890.1,5 She married Loyd Mason Falls on July 31, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia. As of July 31, 1912,her married name was Falls. Cecil Serena Craft and Loyd Mason Falls were divorced before April 9, 1930.6 Cecil Serena Craft died on February 12, 1977 at age 86.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 67, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 43, District 59, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 694, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 303, District 31, Roanoke, Virginia6
1940Dwelling 43, District 119-42, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1930Cafeteria waitress6

Family

Loyd Mason Falls b. January 29, 1879, d. September 26, 1946
Marriage*Cecil Serena Craft married Loyd Mason Falls on July 31, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia. 
Divorce* Cecil Serena Craft and Loyd Mason Falls were divorced before April 9, 1930.6 
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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke 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=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elizabeth Falls Simpson obituary in the Aug 23, 1973 edition.

Winnie Davis Craft

F, b. October 6, 1892, d. April 15, 1964
FatherJoel David Craft1,2,3,4,5 b. January 12, 1855, d. March 28, 1932
MotherMartha Jane Givens1,2,3,4,5,6 b. August, 1856, d. 1954
     Winnie Davis Craft was buried at Eagle Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, State Road 734, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia. She was born on October 6, 1892 at Craig Co., Virginia; Her gravestone has a birth date of Oct 7, 1892.1,7 She died on April 15, 1964 at Virginia at age 71.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 67, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 43, District 59, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 293, District 61, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 272, District 11, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 296, District 12-13, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia6

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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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.
  7. [S4469] Eagle Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Powell Clayton Craft1,2,3

M, b. August 7, 1896, d. June 25, 1975
FatherJoel David Craft4,5,6,7,2 b. January 12, 1855, d. March 28, 1932
MotherMartha Jane Givens4,5,6,7,2 b. August, 1856, d. 1954
     His Social Security Number was 229-05-7062.8 Powell Clayton Craft was buried at Forest Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, 693 Mt. Moriah Road, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,2 He was born on August 7, 1896 at Craig Co., Virginia; The SSDI and his death certificate have a birth date of Aug 3, 1896.8,4,2 He married Kathleen May Martin on August 21, 1920 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2 Powell Clayton Craft died on June 25, 1975 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 78.8,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 67, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 43, District 59, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 293, District 61, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 271, District 11, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 317, District 12-13, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1920Farm laborer7
1930Farm laborer9
1940Farmer10

Family

Kathleen May Martin b. September 23, 1901, d. April 19, 1973
Marriage*Powell Clayton Craft married Kathleen May Martin on August 21, 1920 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S4470] Forest Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gene Clayton Craft obituary in the Apr 15, 2009 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Ruth Craft Dwier obituary in the Jan 15, 1976 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Clarence Godwin Orange1,2

M, b. April 21, 1881, d. May 4, 1953
     Clarence Godwin Orange was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 He was born on April 21, 1881 at Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,2 He married Rouie Frank Craft, daughter of Joel David Craft and Martha Jane Givens, circa 1902.4,3 Clarence Godwin Orange died on May 4, 1953 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.3,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 44, District 59, Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 100, District 21, Jefferson Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 118, District 22, Roanoke, Virginia6
1940Dwelling 164, District 119-37, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1910Farm laborer4
1920Park keeper5
1930Park caretaker6
1940City park caretaker7

Family

Rouie Frank Craft b. May 29, 1883, d. May 16, 1943
Marriage*Clarence Godwin Orange married Rouie Frank Craft, daughter of Joel David Craft and Martha Jane Givens, circa 1902.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke 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=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  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.

Archer Frank "Archie" Cole1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 11, 1899, d. September 18, 1980
FatherJerry Kyle Cole6,7,8,2,1,9,10,11,12,13,5 b. June 27, 1875, d. January 29, 1975
MotherMae Inez Sowers6,7,8,1,2,9,10,11,12,13,5 b. January 30, 1881, d. February 12, 1975
     Archer Frank "Archie" Cole was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,14,3,5 His Social Security Number was 229-03-8209.15 He CHECK - Archie Frank Cole, 81, died Thursday night in a Blacksburg hospital. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Maisie King Cole, Check; two sons, Edwin Cole, Pilot; Robert Cole, Salem; six sisters, Mrs. Elva Martin, Mrs. Effie Conner, Mrs. Dorothy Martin, all of Roanoke; Mrs. Hester Hoback, Daleville; Mrs. Nina Martin, Christiansburg; Mrs. Caroline Nixon, Floyd; two grandchildren. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. W. W. Shelton and Rev. Andrew Green officiating. Internment in the Cole Family Cemetery.3 He was born on May 11, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,14,2,15,4,5 He married Maisie Mildred King, daughter of Thomas Merritt King and Martha Ann "Mattie" Yates, on January 11, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3,5 Archer Frank "Archie" Cole died on September 18, 1980 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 81.14,3,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 146, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 212, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 98, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 121, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia16
1940Dwelling 106, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia17

Occupation

1920Farm laborer12
1930Farmer16
1940Farmer17

Family

Maisie Mildred King b. June 28, 1898, d. July 26, 1982
Marriage*Archer Frank "Archie" Cole married Maisie Mildred King, daughter of Thomas Merritt King and Martha Ann "Mattie" Yates, on January 11, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Archie Frank Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Cole Martin obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie Cole Conner obituary in the Apr 30, 2001 edition.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Carlene Nixon obituary in the Feb 11, 2012 edition.
  14. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  15. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  16. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  18. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edwin Frank Cole obituary in the Jan 29, 2018 edition.
  19. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Loyd Mason Falls1,2,3

M, b. January 29, 1879, d. September 26, 1946
     His Social Security Number was 186-10-3771.3 Loyd Mason Falls was born on January 29, 1879 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 He married Cecil Serena Craft, daughter of Joel David Craft and Martha Jane Givens, on July 31, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia. Loyd Mason Falls and Cecil Serena Craft were divorced before April 9, 1930.4 Loyd Mason Falls died on September 26, 1946 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 67.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 694, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1920Foundry moulder5

Family

Cecil Serena Craft b. May 22, 1890, d. February 12, 1977
Marriage*Loyd Mason Falls married Cecil Serena Craft, daughter of Joel David Craft and Martha Jane Givens, on July 31, 1912 at Roanoke, Virginia. 
Divorce* Loyd Mason Falls and Cecil Serena Craft were divorced before April 9, 1930.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964, From the Lloyd Mason Falls death certificate.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Harry Charles Craft1,2,3,4

M, b. March 5, 1888, d. February 26, 1953
FatherCharles Lafayette Craft5,6,2,7,8,3,9 b. June 2, 1866, d. March 14, 1947
MotherFlorence Belle Hancock5,6,2,7,3 b. June 6, 1868, d. April 15, 1934
     Harry Charles Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.10,3,4 He was born on March 5, 1888 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,7,3 He married Margaret Edna "Maggie" Craft, daughter of Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Craft and Julia Ann Broughman, on December 29, 1914 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,3 Harry Charles Craft died on February 26, 1953 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 64.11,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 376, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 35, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 103, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 79, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia13
1940Dwelling 24, District 23-2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1910Working out teamster6
1920Railroad engine fireman12
1930Steam railroad locomotive fireman13
1940Boiler room furnace man14

Family

Margaret Edna "Maggie" Craft b. January 16, 1890, d. April 14, 1967
Marriage*Harry Charles Craft married Margaret Edna "Maggie" Craft, daughter of Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Craft and Julia Ann Broughman, on December 29, 1914 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S7617] Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA, online www.findagrave.com/.
  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. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  8. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Charles Lafayette Craft obituary in the Mar 18, 1947 edition.
  9. [S4706] News-Leader, From the John Max Craft obituary in the Mar 6, 1941 edition.
  10. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  11. [S371] Tom Caldwell & Col. Leonard G. Todd, Huffman Cemetery, Rt. 42 & Rt. 622, Craig Co., VA.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  16. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  17. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

John McDonald "Max" Craft1,2,3,4

M, b. October 4, 1892, d. March 5, 1941
FatherCharles Lafayette Craft5,6,7,2,3,4 b. June 2, 1866, d. March 14, 1947
MotherFlorence Belle Hancock5,6,7,2,3 b. June 6, 1868, d. April 15, 1934
     John McDonald "Max" Craft was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 225-14-9824.3 He was born on October 4, 1892 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.7,1,2,3 He married Amanda Blanche Bradley, daughter of Walter Preston Bradley and Lorena Lee "Rena" Goode, on January 11, 1938 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,9,2,10,4 John McDonald "Max" Craft died on March 5, 1941 at Washington, D.C., at age 48.4 He ROANOKE, March 6 - John Max Craft, forty-eight, of Craig county, a World war veteran, died Wednesday at Mt. Alto hospital, Washington, D. C. He volunteered from Craig county and served as sergeant in Company A, 317th infantry, 80th division. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Amanda Bradley Craft; his sister, Amanda Bradley Craft; his father, Charles L. Craft, Craig county; five brothers and two sisters: Harry C. Craft, Chester B. Craft, Theodore Craft, of New Castle; Sergeant Robert P. Craft, Port Story; D. Spencer Craft, Staunton; Mrs. Hugh Crawford, Roanoke; and Mrs. Haden Sublett, Salem. Burial will be in Arlington national cemetery, Washington. on March 6, 1941.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 376, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 35, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 179, District 119-36, Roanoke, Virginia11

Occupation

1910Livery stable driver6

Family

Amanda Blanche Bradley b. February 7, 1890, d. November 13, 1981
Marriage*John McDonald "Max" Craft married Amanda Blanche Bradley, daughter of Walter Preston Bradley and Lorena Lee "Rena" Goode, on January 11, 1938 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,9,2,10,4 

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S4706] News-Leader, From the John Max Craft obituary in the Mar 6, 1941 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. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  8. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Amanda Bradley Craft obituary in the Nov 14, 1981 edition.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Chester Bullard "Pats" Craft1,2,3

M, b. February 22, 1894, d. February 23, 1972
FatherCharles Lafayette Craft4,5,2,6,7,3 b. June 2, 1866, d. March 14, 1947
MotherFlorence Belle Hancock4,5,2,3 b. June 6, 1868, d. April 15, 1934
     Chester Bullard "Pats" Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.8,3 He was born on February 22, 1894 at Craig Co., Virginia.5,1 He married Artha Jane Ferrell on April 12, 1915 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,3 Chester Bullard "Pats" Craft died on February 23, 1972 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 78.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 376, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 97, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 46, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 55, District 23-2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1920Railroad fireman9
1930Steam railroad fireman10
1940Railroad fireman11

Family

Artha Jane Ferrell b. April 8, 1893, d. June 1, 1968
Marriage*Chester Bullard "Pats" Craft married Artha Jane Ferrell on April 12, 1915 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  6. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Charles Lafayette Craft obituary in the Mar 18, 1947 edition.
  7. [S4706] News-Leader, From the John Max Craft obituary in the Mar 6, 1941 edition.
  8. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles E. Craft obituary in the Jul 26, 1994 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cammie Craft Gore obituary in the Jul 11, 2002 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marion E. Craft obituary in the Jun 16, 1996 edition.

Johan Henrich Kropff1

M, b. circa 1785
     Johan Henrich Kropff was born circa 1785 at Prussia.1 He married Barbara Jenkins in 1811.1

Family

Barbara Jenkins b. circa 1786
Marriage*Johan Henrich Kropff married Barbara Jenkins in 1811.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.

Leslie Virginia Craft1,2

F, b. November 18, 1896, d. February 17, 1980
FatherCharles Lafayette Craft3,4,5,6,1,2 b. June 2, 1866, d. March 14, 1947
MotherFlorence Belle Hancock3,4,5,6,1,2 b. June 6, 1868, d. April 15, 1934
     Her Social Security Number was 229-05-6605.7 Leslie Virginia Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.8,9,2 She was born on November 18, 1896 at Craig Co., Virginia.8,7,5 She married Hugh Jackson Crawford on July 24, 1915 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 As of July 24, 1915,her married name was Crawford. Leslie Virginia Craft died on February 17, 1980 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 83.8,9,2 She NEW CASTLE - Mrs. Leslie Craft Crawford, age 83, died Sunday in a Blacksburg nursing home. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Haden Sublett, New Castle; several nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Clayton Caldwell, New Castle, where she had made her home for several years. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in New Castle Christian Church, with interment in Huffman Memorial Cemetery. Boitnott Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. on February 18, 1980.9

Census Records

1900Dwelling 376, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 35, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 30, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 210, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6

Family

Hugh Jackson Crawford b. November 27, 1895, d. March 5, 1962
Marriage*Leslie Virginia Craft married Hugh Jackson Crawford on July 24, 1915 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leslie Craft Crawford obituary in the Feb 18, 1980 edition.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Robert Frazier Craft1,2,3,4

M, b. September 10, 1899, d. September 3, 1967
FatherCharles Lafayette Craft5,6,1,7,8,2,4 b. June 2, 1866, d. March 14, 1947
MotherFlorence Belle Hancock5,6,2,4 b. June 6, 1868, d. April 15, 1934
     Robert Frazier Craft was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,2,3 His Social Security Number was 227-09-9332.10 He was born on September 10, 1899 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,10,2 He married Bertha Ann Reid on May 1, 1920 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9 Robert Frazier Craft married Lois Helen Leach on October 31, 1943 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,3,4 Robert Frazier Craft died on September 3, 1967 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 67.9,2,3 He CLIFTON FORGE - Robert Frazier Craft, 67, chief of police here and brother of David S. Craft of Staunton, died Sunday (Aug. 3, 1967) (typo - should Sep 3) be in a local hospital. Mr. Craft, who served as chief of police for 24 years, is a past president of the Virginia Police Chiefs Association and was born in New Castle. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lois (Leach) Craft; two sons, Robert R. Craft of Newport, R. I. and James E. Craft of Newport News; three daughters, Mrs. E. T. Wright ot Yorktown, Mrs. R. P. Putnam and Miss Donna L. Craft, both of Clifton Forge; another brother, C. B. Craft of New Castle; two sisters, Mrs. Hugh Crawford and Mrs. Hayden Sublett, both of New Castle. Funeral services were to be held at 11 a. m. today in Central Methodist Church with interment in Mountain View Cemetery. on September 5, 1967.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 376, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 35, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 116, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 48, District 105-6, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1930Retail furniture salesman11
1940Policeman12

Family 1

Bertha Ann Reid b. December 22, 1896, d. October 21, 1942
Marriage*Robert Frazier Craft married Bertha Ann Reid on May 1, 1920 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9 
Children

Family 2

Lois Helen Leach b. October 23, 1908, d. January 14, 1995
Marriage*Robert Frazier Craft married Lois Helen Leach on October 31, 1943 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Robert Frazier Craft obituary in the Sep 5, 1967 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  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. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Charles Lafayette Craft obituary in the Mar 18, 1947 edition.
  8. [S4706] News-Leader, From the John Max Craft obituary in the Mar 6, 1941 edition.
  9. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S593] Daily Press, From the Elizabeth Craft Wright obituary in the Mar 6, 2008 edition.
  14. [S593] Daily Press, From the James Craft obituary in the Dec 11, 2008 edition.

Theodore Roosevelt "Teddy" Craft1,2,3,4

M, b. October 4, 1901, d. August 11, 1954
FatherCharles Lafayette Craft5,6,2,7,8,9,4 b. June 2, 1866, d. March 14, 1947
MotherFlorence Belle Hancock5,6,2,4 b. June 6, 1868, d. April 15, 1934
     Theodore Roosevelt "Teddy" Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 He was born on October 4, 1901 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 He married Goldie Gretchen Looney, daughter of Jackson Preston "Jack" Looney and Sarah Virginia Caldwell, on September 4, 1926 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,10,4 Theodore Roosevelt "Teddy" Craft died on August 11, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 52.1,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 35, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 150, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 62, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 45, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Farm laborer6
1930Mail carrier11
1940Railroad fireman7

Family

Goldie Gretchen Looney b. April 17, 1903, d. August 4, 1996
Marriage*Theodore Roosevelt "Teddy" Craft married Goldie Gretchen Looney, daughter of Jackson Preston "Jack" Looney and Sarah Virginia Caldwell, on September 4, 1926 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,10,4 
Child
  • Ocie Ann Craft10,7

Citations

  1. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  3. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Charles Lafayette Craft obituary in the Mar 18, 1947 edition.
  9. [S4706] News-Leader, From the John Max Craft obituary in the Mar 6, 1941 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Goldie Looney Craft obituary in the Aug 6, 1996 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.