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Benjamin Franklin Craft
Birth: Mar. 19, 1865
Craig County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 1936
New Castle
Craig County
Virginia, USA

Benjamin Franklin Craft (Ben) was a farmer, dealt in timber, and worked a while for the Fenwick Mines. He was a fiddler of considerable talent, and played for dancers throughout the area.

He married Julia Ann Broughman on July 22, 1886, in Alleghany County, Virginia. To this union were born eleven children. His second marriage was to Mary Florence Crawford Hurst on July 29, 1914, in Craig County, Virginia. To this union were born five children.

Benjamin is buried beside his first wife, Julia Ann Broughman Craft in an unmarked grave in the McCartney Cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Craft (1834 - ____)
  Phoebe Persinger Craft (1829 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  Julia Ann Broughman Craft (1865 - 1912)
  Mary Florence Crawford Hurst Craft (1880 - 1937)
 
 Children:
  Arthur Howard Craft (1887 - 1962)*
  Ethel Mae Craft Crawford (1888 - 1970)*
  Margaret Edna Craft Craft (1890 - 1967)*
  Harry Lee Craft (1891 - 1957)*
  Bertha Dell Craft Ealy (1893 - 1959)*
  Maude Dealia Craft Huffman (1895 - 1969)*
  Emmet Walker Craft (1896 - 1960)*
  Paris VanBuren Craft (1898 - 1979)*
  Sarah Bell Craft Hill (1901 - 1929)*
  Estelle Florence Craft Crawford (1905 - 1962)*
  Frank Byron Craft (1907 - 1972)*
  Laura Louise Craft Looney (1915 - 1994)*
  Mary Kate Craft Murphy (1918 - 1983)*
  Vernon Leo Craft (1920 - 1973)*
  Claude Monroe Craft (1922 - 2000)*
  Calvin Houston Craft (1926 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Frances Craft Charlton (1859 - 1925)*
  Francis Ann Craft Tucker (1861 - 1918)*
  Martha Craft Tingler (1863 - 1933)*
  Benjamin Franklin Craft (1865 - 1936)
  Eliza Lorraine Craft Crawford (1867 - 1940)*
  James Henry Craft (1871 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Unmarked
 
Burial:
McCartney Family Cemetery
New Castle
Craig County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Carol
Originally Created by: Steve Taylor
Record added: Oct 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30242510
Benjamin Franklin Craft
Added by: Shirley Craft
 
 
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~FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS~
- Christy and Chad Craft
 Added: Jan. 30, 2017

- A.Persinger-Wilhite
 Added: May. 28, 2016
IN MEMORY,
- The Craft Family
 Added: Apr. 11, 2015
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