Crafts, Nelson Luther

Crafts, Nelson Luther

Male 1907 - 1977  (69 years)

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  • Name Crafts, Nelson Luther  [1, 2
    Born 27 Dec 1907  Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 14 May 1910  Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 18 Feb 1920  Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 4 Nov 1943  Pine Grove, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 31 Oct 1974  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 12 Oct 1977  Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I69600  Sackett | Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2022 

    Father Crafts, Allen Perry,   b. 8 Jan 1859, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1914, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Atkinson, Mary,   b. 3 Jan 1874, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1943, Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1893  [8
    Children 5 children 
     1. Crafts, Harry Allen,   b. 17 May 1895, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1981, Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Crafts, No Name,   b. 23 Nov 1896, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1896, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Crafts, Elwood Perry,   b. 7 Aug 1903, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1985, Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Crafts, Leroy Atkinson,   b. 31 Aug 1905, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1964, San Joaquin County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +5. Crafts, Nelson Luther,   b. 27 Dec 1907, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1977, Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     
    Family ID F27701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cranson, Ada E.,   b. 16 Apr 1910, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1996, Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
     1. Crafts, Nelson,   b. 3 Mar 1929, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1995, Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +2. Crafts, Robert William,   b. 5 Jan 1935, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 2008, Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +3. Living
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F30153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Dec 1907 - Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 May 1910 - Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Feb 1920 - Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Crafts, Nelson - 3 Mar 1929 - Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Crafts, Robert William - 5 Jan 1935 - Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Nov 1943 - Pine Grove, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Oct 1974 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 1977 - Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 13 Sep 2022.
      1910 Census, enumerated 14 May 1910 at 72 Chapel St in Northampton city, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States

      Allen Crafts, Head, M, W, 51, M 18 yrs, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Carpenter
      Mary Crafts, Wife, F, W, 36, M 18 yrs, 4 children, 4 living, Massachusetts, Engalnd, Massachusetts, None
      Harry A Crafts, Son, M, W, 14, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Market garden helper
      Elwin Crafts, Son, M, W, 6, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, None
      Leroy Crafts, Son, M, W, 4, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, None
      Nelson L Crafts, Son, M, W, 2, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, None

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Sep 2022.
      Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Massachusetts), 24 Nov 1995, Page 10

      Nelson Crafts

      AVON PARK, Fla. -- Nelson E Crafts, 66, of Avon Park, formerly of Northampton, died Monday at home.

      Born in Northampton March 3, 1929, he was the son of Ada Crafts of Avon Park and the late Nelson Luther Crafts.

      He had moved to Florida from Northampton 17 years ago.

      Mr. Crafts had worked as a senior program analyst for the Polk County Board of Commissioners in Florida.

      He was a member of Poinciana Lodge 227 Free & Accepted Masons in Avon Park.

      Besides his mother, he leaves his wife, Helen Crafts; and two brothers, Bruce Crafts and Robert Crafts, both of Northampton.

      Masonic services will be conducted Saturday at Fountain Funeral Homo Park.

      Cremation will follow.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 13 Sep 2022.
      1920 Census, enumerated 18 Feb 1920 at 76 Chapel St in Northampton city, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States

      William Waite, Head, M, W, 32, M, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Mechanic, Cotton Co.
      Mary Waite, Wife, F, W, 42, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Worker, Cotton Co.
      Elwood Crafts, Son, M, W, 16, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Worker, Cotton Co.
      Leroy Crafts, Son, M, W, 14, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, None
      Nelson Crafts, Son, M, W, 12, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, None

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S1225] GenealogyBank.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Sep 2022.
      Springfield Republican (Springfield, Massachusetts), 4 Nov 1943, Page 7

      Mrs. Mary Waite

      Mrs. Mary Waite, formerly of this city, died today in Somers, Ct. She leaves four sons, Pvt. Leroy Crafts at Camp Howes, Tex., Harry Crafts of Buffalo, N. Y., Edward Crafts of Windsor Locks, Ct., and Nelson Crafts of Pine grove (sic), with whom she made her home. The funeral will be held from the Ahearn funeral home Friday afternoon at 2:30, with Rev. Ellery C. Clapp officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove cemetery.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    5. [S1225] GenealogyBank.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Sep 2022.
      The Springfield Union (Springfield, Massachusetts), 3 Nov 1964, Page 51

      Leroy Atkinson Crafts of Stockton, Cal., formerly of this city, died Saturday in California where he had lived for the past 8 years. He leaves three brothers, Nelson Crafts of this city, Elwood Crafts of Jacksonville, Fla., and Harry Crafts of Avon Park, Fla., a niece and three nephews.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    6. [S116] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3), 13 Sep 2022.
      Name: Nelson Crafts
      State of Issue: Massachusetts
      Date of Birth: Friday December 27, 1907
      Date of Death: October 1977
      Est. Age at Death: 69 years, 9 months
      Last known residence:
      City: Northampton
      County: Hampshire
      State: Massachusetts
      ZIP Code: 01060

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Sep 2022.
      Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Massachusetts), 13 Oct 1977, Page 7

      Nelson L/ Crafts

      AVON PARK. Fla.- Nelson L. Crafts. 69. formerly of Northampton, died yesterday at Winterhaven Hospital here after a long illness. He was the husband of Ada E. (Cranson) Crafts.

      He was born in Whately, Dec. 27, 1907. His parents were the late Allen and Mary (Atkinson) Crafts.

      Crafts worked as a tool and die maker for Olsely and Whitley.

      Besides his wife, he leaves three sons, Nelson, Robert, and Bruce Crafts, all of Northampton; two brothers, Harry and Elwood Crafts, both of Avon Park; and several grandchildren.

      The funeral will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Fountain Funeral Home in Avon Park. The Rev Elmer L. Gregg will officiate. Masonic services will be conducted by Poinciana Lodge No. 227, F. & A.M.

      Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 57 Pearl St., Springfield.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    8. [S1282] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 29 Dec 2021.
      The Crafts Family : A genealogical and biographical history of the descendants of Griffin and Alice . . ., pp. 605-606

      838. Allen Perry Crafts9 (son of Luther M.8) (512) (Ancestry Israel7, Graves6, Thomas5, John4, Thomas3, John2, Lieut. Griffin1). Born in Whately, Mass., 6 Jan., 1859. Married 9 Dec., 1893, Mary Atkinson of Westfield, Mass., daughter of James R. and Melissa (Wells) Atkinson. She was born 3 Jan., 1874. They reside at Whateley (1984).


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