Henry and Savannah (Doss) Crabtree

Henry and Savannah (Doss) Crabtree

According to Fentress Co. 1880 Census, Henry P. Crabtree, son of James and Martha Miller Crabtree was born 1872. His grandparents were Hiram Crabtree, Sr., and Neva Delk Crabtree. Neva was the daughter of John and Nina Adkins Delk.

James was married three times. He had two children -- Ephriam and Eleg by his 1st wife. He and Nancy (b. 1814 - TN); were the parents of Sarah (mar. "Little" Henry Crabtree; Lissa; Margaret; Darca: Jackson; Alexander; Bernetta; Peggy (mar. "Pepper" Jim Crabtree); Vina (mar. Jesse Patton); Simps (mar. ? Cook); and Alvin. After Nancy died, James married Martha Miller Hinds, a widow, and mother of John and Joel Hinds.

James and Martha's children were: George mar. Frankie Reagan; Hiram married Delphie Blevins; Henry P. married Savannah Dose; Polly married Jim Malone; and Mendy J. married Joe Anderson.

Henry's wife Savannah was the daughter of Enos and Rutha Doss.

Henry and Savannah's children were:

Ethel Jane b. 11/29/1900 d. 7/1980 buried at Sharp Cemetery; one son, Enos married Bonnie Pile; a daughter, Ressie married Earnest Hughes.

Robbie married Gertie Pierce, daughter of Will Pierce.
Ruth Emmaline married Lee Cravens.

John Cal, b. 4/20/1908 - d. 12/4/1938, married Mertie Mae Upchurch, daughter of Sheriden Upchurch.

Mary married 1) Stanton Pippin, and 2) Merlie Hughes. They now live in Indiana.

Welter married Eddy Hill but because her father disapproved of him, they never lived together.

(Source: Ethel Crabtree)

by Novella S. Cravens
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