Person:Bennie Craft (2)

Bennie England Craft
m. 22 JUN 1890
  1. Lillie Mae Craft1891 - 1987
  2. Maurice Lamar Craft1893 - 1969
  3. Bennie England Craft1896 - 1977
  4. Claude F. Craft1898 - 1988
  5. Denver A. Craft1902 - 1978
  6. Paul Taylor Craft1907 - 1954
m. abt 1918
  1. Thomas Spurgeon Craft1919 - 2000
  2. Mary Frances Craft1921 - 2012
  3. George Marvin Craft1924 - 1994
  4. Bennie England Craft, Jr.1928 - 1928
  5. James Donnie Craft1936 - 2005
Facts and Events
Name Bennie England Craft
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 6 Feb 1896 Hart, Georgia, United States
Occupation? 1900 Farmer
Census? 1900 Gaines, Elbert, Georgia, United StatesDistrict 19
Census? 1910 Gaines, Elbert, Georgia, United StatesDistrict 31
Marriage abt 1918 to Sally Ruth Evans
Other Grandchild: Pam Bowers (1)
with Sally Ruth Evans
Other Son-in-law: Robert Brawner (2)
with Sally Ruth Evans
Census? 1920 Gaines, Elbert, Georgia, United StatesSheet No. 8B, ED# 31
Census? 1930 Gaines, Elbert, Georgia, United StatesSheet No. 1A, District 20
Census[3] 1940 Elbert, Georgia, United StatesMilitia District 199
Death[1] 28 Jan 1977 Elbert, Georgia, United States
Burial[1][2] 30 Jan 1977 Rock Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States

Obituary: ELBERTON, GA. -- Bennie England Craft, 80, of Route 2, Montevideo Community, died Friday in the Elberton-Elbert County Hospital after six years of declining health. A native of Hart County, he lived most of his life in Elbert County. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Rock Branch Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Elberton Masonic Lodge. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Sallie Ruth Evans Craft of the home; 3 sons,Thomas V. Craft of Tucker, George Marvin Craft of Iva, S.C., and James Donnie Craft of Elberton; 5 daughters, Mrs. Omer Adams of Stone Mountain, Mrs. Thomas Bowen of Decatur, Mrs. Hailey Partain of Anderson, S.C., Mrs. Charles Gaines of Arlington, Va. and Mrs. Jim Cook of Clarkston; 3 brothers, Claude Craft of Elberton, Denver and George Robert Craft of Birmingham, Ala; 2 sisters Mrs. Lillie Tucker of Hartwell and Mrs. Ruth Durant of Birmingham, Ala; 23 grandchildren and 19 great - grandchildren. Services were held Sunday at the Rock Branch Baptist Church by the Rev Edward Sayer and the Rev. Jack Turner.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bennie E Craft, in Death Certificate.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Obituary for Bennie England Craft, in Elberton Star. (Elberton, Georgia)
    01 Feb 1977.

    Tuesday, February 1,1977 edition of The Elberton Star newspaper, Elberton, Georgia.

  3. Elbert, Georgia, United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule.