Thomas Craft

Thomas Spurgeon Craft (1919 - 2000)

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PFC Thomas Spurgeon Craft
Born in Elbert County, GAmap
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Brother of , , [private sister (1920s - unknown)], , [private sister (1930s - unknown)], [private sister (1930s - unknown)], [private sister (1930s - unknown)] and
Husband of — married in Starr, Anderson, SCmap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], , , [private son (1950s - unknown)], [private son (1960s - unknown)] and [private son (1960s - unknown)]
Died in Atlanta, Fulton, GAmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Oct 2010
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Categories: United States Army, World War II.


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Biography

Thomas lived in Elbert County, on the Hart County line. He completed High School in the Montevideo area and was a member of 4-H. He joined the CCC and worked at the Albemarle, NC camp. He was drafted into WWII and enlisted in the Cannon Co 7th Inf 3rd Div at FT McPherson, GA, on 31 Jul 1945 and served as a Truck Driver Light in Germany. He married Sarah Britt on 11 Aug 1940 in Starr, Anderson, South Carolina.

Census

1920 - Sheet 1A, Enumeration District 20, Militia 199, Gaines, Elbert, Georgia
1930 - Sheet 1A, Enumeration District 20, Militia 199, Gaines, Elbert, Georgia
1940 - Sheet 9b, Enumeration District 52-20, Gaines, Elbert, Georgia

Burial Place

White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth, Georgia

Obituary

"Thomas S. Craft, Atlantic Steel retiree Thomas S. Craft, 80, of Lilburn died Tuesday. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today at Bill Head Funeral Home in Tucker. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Duluth. A native of Elberton, Mr. Craft had retired as an inspector with Atlantic Steel. He also owned and operated Craft Sanitation until 1991. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Stone Mountain Masonic Ledge No. 449 F&AM of Mountain Park First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Sara Craft; six children, Charlotte Dryman of Greensboro, N.C., June Partain of Stone Mountain, Wayne Craft and Kenneth Craft of Lawrenceville, John Craft of Fort Payne, Ala., and Greg Craft of Duluth; six siblings, Frances Adams of Stone Mountain, Sue Bowers of Conyers, Betty Brawner of Anderson, S.C., Peggy Gaines of Arlington, VA., Cathy Cook of Decatur and Donnie Craft of Elberton; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Thomas:

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