Craft, Hon. Willis[1]
Male 1809 - 1874


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  • Prefix  Hon. 
    Birth  Jul 1809  Craftsville, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1860 Slave Census  Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 10 slaves
    Census  1840  , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Craft Dist 199
    Census  1850  Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "W. Craft"
    Census  1860  Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Page No. 84
    Census  1870  Moss, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Page 38
    Occupation  Merchant (1850), Farmer 
    POLTC 
    Died  21 Mar 1874  , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Major Willis Craft Cemetery
    Notes 
    • In 1850: Real Estate Value of $2,500
      In 1860: Real Estate Value of $4,500, Personal Estate Value of $16,670, had 10 Slaves

      Served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1857-58.

      "Hon. Willis Craft who was much respected by his people and who frquently represented his county and district in the general assembly of the state." - The Atlanta Constitution, 29 Aug 1885 [1]
    Person ID  I249  Begin with Craft
    Last Modified  5 May 2011 

    Father  Craft, John,   b. 1774, , Granville County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Moss, Mary Polly,   b. 1779, , Granville County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 May 1791  , Granville County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F98  Group Sheet

    Family  Franklin, Martha T,   b. 1809, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1880, , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Nov 1832  , Morgan County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Craft, Mary Frances,   b. Abt 1834, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Craft, S J,   b. Abt 1836, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Craft, Hon. John Franklin,   b. Mar 1838, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1885, Hartwell, Hart County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. 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
     5. Craft, Willis Moss,   b. 1842, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Craft, Martha A,   b. Est 1845, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1880
     7. Craft, James D,   b. Abt 1847, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1887
     8. Craft, Terrah A,   b. Abt 1849, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Craft, Richard P,   b. Abt 1851, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920, , , Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F88  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Jul 1809 - Craftsville, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 Slave Census - Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1832 - , Morgan County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Elberton, 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 MapsDied - 21 Mar 1874 - , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - , Elbert County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Craftsville
    Craftsville
    Augusta Chronicle, 1 Mar 1851
    Willis Craft and Martha Franklin - Marriage
    Willis Craft and Martha Franklin - Marriage
    Willis Craft - Democrat
    Willis Craft - Democrat
    John Craft - Guardianship/Estate Record
    John Craft - Guardianship/Estate Record
    1840 Census - Elbert County
    1840 Census - Elbert County
    Families of Willis Craft, Moses Cash and George Alexander
    Willis Craft Family - 1850 Census
    Willis Craft Family - 1850 Census
    Willis Craft Family - 1860 Family
    Willis Craft Family - 1860 Family
    Willis Craft Family - 1870 Census
    Willis Craft Family - 1870 Census
    Willis Craft - House of Representatives
    Willis Craft - House of Representatives

  • Sources 
    1. [S124]

    2. [S59]

    3. [S355] Morgan County Marriage Records 1822-1836, p200.