John Dixon Craft
and Mary Elizabeth Webb

Mary Elizabeth Webb Craft Obituary Photo in the Mt Eagle Newspaper, 1956
John Dixon Craft b 3 Cec 1856 d 27 Dec 1945 Letcher Co KY; s/o John Henderson Craft and Nancy Jane Caudill. John Dixon Craft m. 13 Sept 1879 Letcher Co KY to Mary Elizabeth Webb b 11 Jul 1861 Letcher Co KY d 25 Nov 1956 Letcher Co KY; d/o Henry M Chunk Webb and Frances Adams. Children of John Dixon Craft and Mary Elizabeth Webb;

1. Rachel Virginia Craft b 6 Jul 1880 Letcher Co KY d 12 Aug 1956; m. 29 Dec 1899 to Ulysses Grant Craft b 6 Jul 1880 Letcher Co KY d 12 Aug 1956; s/o Shaderick Craft and Mary Marinda Adams. Children of Ulysses Grant Craft and Rachel Virginia Craft; i. Nathaniel Craft b abt 1904 VA ii. Thomas Dixon Craft b 14 Jun 1905 Stonega, Wise Co VA d 19 Mar 1993 Letcher Co KY; m. 26 Nov 1931 Lexington, Fayette Co KY to Flora Gladys Harris b 11 Oct 1911 Wallsend, Bell KY d 22 Aug 1979 Lexington, Fayette Co KY iii. Mary Eva Craft b 1912 Norton, Wise Co VA iv. Ezra Craft b 1912 VA d 1977 v. Virgina Craft b abt 1921 KY vi. Ruby Craft b abt 1923 KY d 21 Jun 2013 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. Obie L Spicer vi. Curtis Craft vii. Tressie Craft

2. Nancy Catherine Craft b 8 Feb 1882 Letcher Co KY d 6 Aug 1913; m. 6 Jun 1902 Letcher Co KY to William Washington Webb b Oct 1883 Letcher Co KY d 15 Apr 1930; s/o Nelson Robinette Webb and Frances Catherine Spangler. William Washington Webb m. 26 Sept 1915 Letcher Co KY to Pearlie Hall b May 1896 Letcher Co KY d 22 Oct 1984; s/o David Hall and Martha Morgan.

3. Nathaniel Henderson (Nat) Craft b 26 Aug 1884 Letcher Co KY d 13 Feb 1963 Letcher Co KY; m. 4 Jul 1905 to Sarah Birdie Webb b 5 Mar 1888 Letcher Co KY d 8 Jun 1979 Letcher Co KY; d/o Nelson Robinette Webb and Frances Catherine Spangler. Children of Nathaniel Henderson Craft and Sarah Birdie Webb; i. John Robinette Donald Craft ii. Ulysses Simpson Fitzhugh Craft b 8 May 1906 Belvia, Letcher Co KY iii. Mary Elizabeth Gertrude Craft b 14 Dec 1907 iv. Nancy Gretchen Catherine Craft b 13 Jun 1910 v. Martha Maudree Craft b 27 Jul 1912 Belvia, Letcher Co KY vi. Robert D. Craft b 29 Jul 1916 vii. David Thomas Rexford Craft b 9 Sept 1920 Letcher Co KY

4. Vina Craft b 8 Nov 1886 Letcher Co KY d 25 Sept 1911; m. Tom Andrew Bates

5. Martha A Craft b 3 Aug 1889 Letcher Co KY d 15 Mar 1966; m. 11 Feb 1909 David Blair b 17 Sept 1887 d 1955; s/o William L Blair and Martha Williams.

6. Sabina Craft b 2 Apr 1892 Letcher Co KY d 21 May 1985 KY; m. 9 Sept 1917 to Andrew Jackson Arrington b 8 Jun 1889 d 22 Jan 1986 Shelby Co KY

7. Sarah Eva Craft b 19 Nov 1895 Letcher Co KY; m. 13 Jan 1934 to James Paige

8. Malissa Jane Craft b 29 Jun 1896 Letcher Co KY d 28 May 1977 Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Mar 1912 to Campbell Craft Spangler b 30 Jul 1888 Letcher Co KY d 12 Mar 1967 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Mayking, Letcher Co KY; s/o Peter Spangler and Sarah Ann Webb. Children of Campbell Craft Spangler and Malissa Jane Craft; i. Homer Spangler b abt 1916 Letcher Co KY d 15 Mar 1995 Letcher Co KY; m. Gladys Rudd b 1920 Letcher Co KY d 1986; d/o J B Rudd and Bessie Oney ii. Ercell Spangler b 6 Sept 1918 Letcher Co KY d 25 Feb 1976 Letcher Co KY; m. Gladys Osborne b 20 Jul 1921 KY d 23 Mar 2010 Springfield, Clark Co OH; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Luther Osborne and Hester Jones iii. Van Raleigh Spangler b 6 Apr 1934 Letcher Co KY d 21 May 1999 Kettering, Montgomery OH; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; Findagrave Memorial.

9. Mary A Maggie Craft b 24 Jun 1899 Letcher Co KY; m. (1) to Randolph Holbrook b 1895. Mary A Maggie Craft m. (2) to Preston Willis.

10. Susan Perlina Craft b 18 Aug 1902 Letcher Co KY d 5 Dec 2005; buried Mayking, Letcher Co KY; m. 17 Jun 1920 to David Admiral Kincer b Jan 1899; s/o Benjamin F Kincer and Rebecca Adams.


Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Webb Craft
Mt Eagle Newspaper, 1956

Aunt Mary E Craft, 95 year old resident of the Bottom Fork Section, passed away at her residence on Sunday, Nov. 25 (1956) at 5:30 P. M. She was the daughter of the late Henry M. (Chunk) Webb and Frankie Adams Webb and was born July 11, 1861, being 95 years, 4 months and 14 days of age at the time of her passing. Aunt Mary had been in poor health for some time but had been ill for five weeks. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church for 77 years. Her husband, Dixon Craft and one daughter, Nannie C. Webb, preceded her in death.

She is survived by the following children: Nat. H Craft, Mayking, Ky.; Rachael Craft, Fleming; Vina Bates, Melvin, Ky.; Martha Blair, Mayking, Ky.; Sabina Arrington, Mayking, Ky., Maggie Willis, Texas, Lina Kincer, Mayking; Sallie Page, Glendale, Ky.; two brothers: Tom Webb, Neon Ky. and Joe Webb, of Virginia. Funeral services were held at the Chapel of the Craft Funeral Home, Tuesday, November 27, 1956 at 1:00 P. M. (CST) with Rev. Clel Rodgers, J. H. Blair and John isaac, officiating. Burial in the family plot of the Webb Cemetery, Mayking, Ky. Craft Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements. Active Pall Bearers: Nat Craft, Neon; Edwin Kincer, Fitzhugh Craft, Curtis Blair, Homer Spangler and David Kincer, Jr. Honorary Pall Bearers: Dixon Craft, Claude Blair, Billy Blair, Ercel Spangler, Van Spangler, Jimmy Page, and Burnace Webb. The Eagle extends deepest sympathies to all the bereaved relatives in their great sorrow.


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