Craft, George Robert Bob Sr.[1]
Male 1869 - 1935


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Birth  4 Mar 1869  , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1870  Moss, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Page No. 37, Sheet 193
    Census  1880  Dark Corner, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Page No. 13, Sheet No. 85A, District 22
    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  Smith, Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 71
    Census  1930  Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 56
    Occupation  Farmer (1900) 
    Died  12 May 1935  Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  14 May 1935  , Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Cokesbury Methodist church
    Notes 
    • The obituary for George Robert Craft, Sr., was found in Friday, May 17, 1935 edition of The Hartwell Sun newspaper, Hartwell, Georgia.

      George Robert Craft, 66, died Sunday, May 12, at the home in Birmingham,Ala., and was buried Tuesday afternoon in the cemetery at Cokesbury, Hart County, following services co nducted by Rev. W. F. Lunsford, assisted by Rev. Henry T. Smith. He had been ill for some time. He is survived by his wife who was Miss Effie Powell before marriage; 5 sons, M. L. Craft,Anderson, S.C., B. E. Craft and C. F. Craft, Hart County, D. A. Craft and G. R. Craft, Jr. of Birmingham; two daughters Mrs. J. G. Mullenix of Birmingham and Mrs. J. W. Tucker of Hart Co.; two sisters Mrs. J . S. Taylor of Elbert County and Mrs. Myrtice Longino of College Park, and two brothers, J. W. Craft and Clarence Craft of Elbert County. Also his aged Mother, now over 90 years of age, who was present at the funeral. Mr. Craft was born in Elbert County March 4, 1869 and until he moved to Alabama some years ago, resided in the Montevideo and Cokesbury sections of Elbert and Hart counties . The deceased was well and favorably known and his death is regretted by a wide circle of friends who extend sincere sympathy to the bereaved family. A large assembly of relatives and friends was present for the funeral on Tuesday afternoon.
    Person ID  I241  Begin with Craft
    Last Modified  13 May 2011 

    Father  Craft, Pvt William Anderson,   b. 25 Apr 1840, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1909, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alexander, Rossie E,   b. 22 Jun 1840, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1938, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Aug 1860  Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F87  Group Sheet

    Family  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  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Craft, Lillie Mae,   b. 3 May 1891, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1986, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Craft, Maurice Lamar Sr,   b. 24 Jan 1893, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1969, Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Craft, Bennie England,   b. 6 Feb 1896, Hartwell, Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1977, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Craft, Claude Frank Sr.,   b. 9 Sep 1898, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1988, , Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Craft, Denver Alexander,   b. 5 Apr 1902, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1978, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Craft, Ruth Celia,   b. 16 Nov 1904, , Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Craft, Paul Taylor,   b. 9 Apr 1907, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1954, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Craft, George Robert Jr,   b. 7 Dec 1910, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1986, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F86  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 4 Mar 1869 - , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Moss, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Dark Corner, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jun 1890 - , Elbert 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 - Smith, Hart County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 May 1935 - Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 May 1935 - , Hart County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Craft Family - 1901
    Craft Family - 1901
    BE, Maurice Lamar, George Robert, Claud Frank, Lillie Mae, Effie V

    Documents
    George Robert Craft & Effie V Powell - Marriage
    George Robert Craft & Effie V Powell - Marriage
    William A Craft Family - 1870 Census
    William A Craft Family - 1870 Census
    William A Craft Family - 1880 Census
    William A Craft Family - 1880 Census
    Craft Families - 1900 Census
    Craft Families - 1900 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1910 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1910 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1920 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1920 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1930 Census
    George Robert Craft Family - 1930 Census

    Headstones
    George and Effie Craft - Grave
    George and Effie Craft - Grave
    Status: Located

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Helen's Bible, Author: Helen Powell Penny.

    2. [S109] Obituary for George Robert Craft.

    3. [S56] Alabama Deaths, 1908-59 about George R. Craft.

    4. [S24] Georgia: Elbert County, Marriages, Alphabetized by Bride,-1851-1900.

    5. [S350] Elbert County Marriage Book, 1882 - 1893, pg 231.