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James Robert Crabtree
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1913
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 2004
Durham
Durham County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Iley Monroe Crabtree and Nellie Morris Crabtree.

Married to Lillian Elizabeth Cook.
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DURHAM - Mr. James Robert Crabtree, 91, resident of 4411 Murphy School Rd., died Saturday morning in Duke Medical Center. He was one of 13 children born to the late Iley Monroe and Nellie Morris Crabtree of Orange County. Mr. Crabtree was a loving and devoted husband and father. During the last three and a half years of her life, he visited his wife, the late Lillian Cook Crabtree, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home morning and evening every day. He also cared for his son, Jimmy, during the years of his illness with diabetes.

Mr. Crabtree was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union for over 50 years, at times serving as President. He was a member of the Mt. Hermon Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served from 1934 to 1937.

Surviving are one son, James Monroe (Jimmy) Crabtree of Hillsborough; one daughter, Mrs. Sara Creech Eggleston of Charlotte; two sisters, Mrs. Brady Martin and Mrs. Mildred Cartee; and one brother, William Crabtree all of Durham; two grandsons, Gavin Carr of Charlotte and Michael Carr and his wife, Kathryn, of Chester, S.C.; and three great-grandchildren, Alexis, Duncan and Nicholas Carr all of Chester, S.C.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in Mt. Hermon Baptist Church by Dr. Victor Cole. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at -Clements Funeral Home, 1105 Broad St., Durham, N.C. 27705.

--Durham Herald-Sun
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North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000
Name: James Robert Crabtree
Event Type: Birth
Birth Date: 6 Mar 1913
Birth County: Orange
Parent1 Name: Iley Monroe Crabtree
Roll number: NCVR_B_C073_66001
Volume: 4
Page: 705

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: James Crabtree
Age: 6
Birth Year: abt 1914
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1920: Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina
Street: Duchane R 5
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son (Child)
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Iley M Crabtree
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's name: Nellie Crabtree
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: None
Attended School: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Iley M Crabtree 42
Nellie Crabtree 38
Paul Crabtree 15
Brady Crabtree 12
Julia Crabtree 11
Phillip Crabtree 9
Sarah Crabtree 8
James Crabtree 6
William Crabtree 4
Louise Crabtree 3
Hellen Crabtree 1
Mildred Crabtree 0

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: James R Crabtree
Birth Year: abt 1913
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: North Carolina
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son (Child)
Home in 1930: Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina
Street address: Durham and Blockwood Statior Road
Dwelling Number: 220
Family Number: 222
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: General farm
Class of Worker: Unpaid worker, member of the family
Employment: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Iley M Crabtree 52
Nellie Crabtree 48
James R Crabtree 17
William N Crabtree 14
N Louise Crabtree 13
Helen U Crabtree 11
Mildred M Crabtree 10
Fred F Crabtree 7

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: James R Crabtree
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1913
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Home in 1940: Durham, Durham, North Carolina
Street: Gattis Street
House Number: 506
Inferred Residence in 1935: Durham, Durham, North Carolina
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 6A
Occupation: Sheet Metal Worker
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 2nd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 48
Income: 950
Income Other Sources: No
Household Members:
Name Age
Luna M Satterfield 50
Lloyd Satterfield 28
James R Crabtree 27
Lillian Crabtree 30
Sarde C Crabtree 8

North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004
Name: James Robert Crabtree
Gender: Male
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Non-Hispanic
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Last Name: Crabtree
Age: 91 Years
Date of Birth: 6 Mar 1913
Birth County: Orange
Residence City: Other
Residence County: Durham
Residence State: North Carolina
Residence Zip Code: 27705
Education: 11th grade
Date of Death: 6 Nov 2004
Death City: Durham
Death County: Durham
Death State: North Carolina
Work Injury: Injury did not occur at work
Autopsy: Autopsy Not Performed
Autopsy Findings: Autopsy findings were not considered in determining cause of death
Institution: Hospital Inpatient
Hospital Name: DUKE UNIVERSITY MED CENTER
Attendant: Medical Examiner
Burial Location: Burial in-state
Recorded Date: 8 Nov 2004
Source Vendor: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Iley Monroe Crabtree (1877 - 1958)
  Nellie Morris Crabtree (1881 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillian Elizabeth Cook Crabtree (1909 - 2000)
 
 Children:
  James Monroe Crabtree (1945 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rachel Crabtree Brown (1901 - 1956)*
  Elizabeth Crabtree Carroll (1903 - 1965)*
  Paul Morris Crabtree (1904 - 1987)*
  Brady Crabtree Martin (1907 - 2008)*
  Julia Crabtree Ennis (1908 - 2003)*
  James Robert Crabtree (1913 - 2004)
  William Nello Crabtree (1915 - 2009)*
  Helen Virginia Crabtree Hicks (1918 - 1973)*
  Mildred Crabtree Cartee (1919 - 2006)*
  Fred Fulton Crabtree (1923 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hermon Baptist Church Cemetery
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Oct 04, 2009
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James Robert Crabtree
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