|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1894|
|Death: ||May 14, 1975|
Birth date: The gravestone lists his birth date as Feb. 22, 1894. His social security death record and his WWI draft registration record list Feb. 8, 1894.
Ben Jr. was the son of Ben Crenshaw Sr (about 1858-after 1940), who was married to Eliza West (about 1860-24 Feb 1942). Ben Sr and Eliza/Lizzy/other similar spellings are found in 5 censuses from 1880-1940, all in Manningham, Butler County, AL.
In 1880 Ben (22) and Eliza (20) do not have children.
In 1900, Ben Sr (45) and Liza (39) have 5 children, including "Bennie" or Ben Jr. (8).
In 1930, Ben Sr and "Lizzie" are living next door to son Ben Jr and his wife Casana Mitchell Crenshaw, along with their children, Georgia (7) and Belle (6)
In 1940, "B" (Ben Jr, listed age 48) and "Cassamo" (Casana, listed age 35) are living in Manningham with children Sarah Lee (17) and Garrett (12).
Ben Jr. served in World War I.
Casana Mitchell Crenshaw (1903 - 1995)*
Bragg Hill AME Zion Church Cemetery
Created by: R W Boyd
Record added: Jan 10, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123085043