Craft, Bennie England 

Craft, Bennie England[1, 2]

Male 1896 - 1977

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  • Birth  6 Feb 1896  Hartwell, Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1900  Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 19
    Census  1910  Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 31
    Census  1920  Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sheet 8B, ED 31
    Census  1930  Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sheet 1A, District 20
    Census  1940  Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 52-20, pg 9b
    Education  7th grade 
    Occupation  Farmer (1900) 
    Died  28 Jan 1977  , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried  30 Jan 1977  Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • Rock Branch Baptist Church Cemetery
    Notes 
    • 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.
    Person ID  I23  Begin with Craft
    Last Modified  4 Feb 2013 

    Father  Craft, George Robert Bob Sr.,   b. 4 Mar 1869, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1935, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Powell, Effie Verona,   b. 1871, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1951, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Jun 1890  , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F86  Group Sheet

    Family  Evans, Sally Ruth,   b. 17 Aug 1902, , Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1999, Hartwell, Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1918 
    Children 
     1. Craft, Thomas Spurgeon,   b. 26 Dec 1919, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 2000, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Craft, Mary Frances,   b. 15 Dec 1921, , Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 2011
     3. Craft, George Marvin,   b. 29 Sep 1924, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1994, Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Craft, Bennie England Jr,   b. Abt May 1928, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1928, , Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Craft, Effie Sue,   b. 1929, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Craft, (Living)
     7. Craft, James Donnie,   b. 27 Mar 1936, , Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 2005, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Craft, (Living)
     9. Craft, (Living)
    Family ID  F12  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 6 Feb 1896 - Hartwell, Hart County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Gaines, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1977 - , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 1977 - Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    B E and Ruth (Evans) Craft
    B E and Ruth (Evans) Craft
    Craft Family - 1901
    Craft Family - 1901
    BE, Maurice Lamar, George Robert, Claud Frank, Lillie Mae, Effie V

    Documents
    Bennie Craft - Death Certificate
    Bennie Craft - Death Certificate
    Craft Family - 1930 Census
    Craft Family - 1930 Census
    BE, Ruth and Thomas
    Craft Family - 1920 Census
    Craft Family - 1920 Census
    BE, Ruth and Thomas
    Craft Family - 1910 Census
    Craft Family - 1910 Census
    George Sr, Effie, Maurice Lamar, Bennie E, Claud Frank, Denver, C Ruth, Paul F
    Craft Families - 1900 Census
    Craft Families - 1900 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1910 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1910 Census
    Bennie E Craft - WWI Draft Card
    Bennie E Craft - WWI Draft Card
    Bennie E Craft - 1940 Census
    Bennie E Craft - 1940 Census

    Headstones
    BE & Ruth Craft Grave
    BE & Ruth Craft Grave
    Status: Located

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] Obituary for George Robert Craft.

    2. [S314] Obituary for James Donnie Craft.

    3. [S55] Certificate of Death for Bennie E. Craft.

    4. [S120] Obituary for Bennie England Craft. Tuesday, February 1,-1977 edition of The Elberton Star newspaper, Elberton, Georgia..

    5. [S21] Rock Branch Baptist Elbert County Georgia, Larry R. Butler and Janice B. Turner.