Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
NameSidney Smith Crumley
Birth10 Jan 1844, Habersham, GA1
Death10 Feb 1932, White, GA1
BurialChattahoochee United Methodist Church Cemetery, Helen, White, GA1
FatherCharles Heaton Crumley (1812-~1890)
MotherSusanna A. Wheeler (1810-1895)
Misc. Notes
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Chattahoochee United Methodist Church Cemetery, Helen, White, GA1, Rev. S. S. Crumley, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85167630
!CENSUS: 07-Dec-1850 District 12, Habersham, GA, 80/80, J. S. Crumly
!CENSUS: 29-Jun-1860 Habersham, GA, 450/450, Sidney S. Crumly
!NOTE: White County was formed from Habersham County in 1857
!MARRIAGE: 01-Jan-1865 Robertson, White, GA marriages284, Smith S. Crumley and Ann Westmoreland
!CENSUS: 1880 District 189 Nacoochee, White, GA407, 163/165, Sidney S. Crumley
!CENSUS: 1900 Chattahoochee, White, GA, 116/117, Sidney S. Crumley
!CENSUS: 1910 Chattahoochee, White, GA, 77/80, Sidney S. Crumley
!CENSUS: 1920 Chattahoochee, White, GA, Sidney S. Crumley, widow
!CENSUS: 1930 Blue Creek, White, GA, Smith S. Crumley
!OCCUPATION: Farmer407
!DEATH: 10-Feb-1932 White, GA deaths, Sidney S. Crumley
!REFERENCE: 1988 letter from Marjorie Buroughs to Don Braffitt415
!REFERENCE: 2009, Sidney Smith Crumley, "Name: Sidney Smith Crumley, Rank: 2nd Corporal, Company: B, Smith Crumley was selected for transfer to the 3rd Ga. Batt. SS on June 8. 1863, he was a 19 year old veteran of Co. K of the 24th Georgia. He survived the heavy fighting of the ANV from the wheatfield at Gettysburg, Fort Sanders at Knoxville, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, North Anna River, Cedar Creek, and Petersburg. After the death of his brother George, wounded at Cedar Creek, Smith Crumley was granted 60 day furlough of indulgence, and was home, in Nacoochee Valley Georgia when Lee surrendered the army. He was paroled at Athens, Georgia in May,1865. The following year he married Julia Westmoreland, they would have eight children.In 1871, Smith Crumley, and his family, including his mother and father, and two brothers and one sister, traveled by covered wagon to Colorado territory as part of what would become known as,'The Georgia Colony'. They would settle into land in and around Le Veta, Colorado. In 1877, Smith, Julia, and their children returned to Georgia and built a place along Spoil Cane Creek to live out their lives. Smith Crumley became minister of the Chattahoochee Methodist Church, the same church that would be featured in the 1952 film, 'I'd Climb The Highest Mountain.' According to his state pension forms, witnessed by C. C. Allen, M. L. Vandiver, and J. J. Westmorleand, Smith Crumley suffered in his old age from rhuematism, of which first afflicted him on picket duty near the North Carolina coast, early in the war, while a private in the 24th Georgia. Julia died in 1919. Smith Crumley died in 1932 and is buried in the Chattahoochee Methodist Churchyard in Robertstown, Georgia. He was the last full-time gatekeeper of the Unicoi Turnpike. His grave stone is inscribed, 'A friend to his country, and a believer in Christ'.", https://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/an...;type=4&rid=3098
!REFERENCE: 2019 VanDerVeer Genealogy Database, Sidney Smith Crumley, http://www.vandiver.us/cgi-bin/family?family=F13260
!REFERENCE: James Crumley416
Spouses
Birth2 Sep 1843, GA1
Death12 Jul 1918, of White, GA1
BurialChattahoochee Cemetery, Helen, White, GA1
Misc. Notes
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Chattahoochee United Methodist Church Cemetery, Helen, White, GA1, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85166717
!NOTE: White County was formed from Habersham County in 1857
!MARRIAGE: 01-Jan-1865 Robertson, White, GA marriages284, Smith S. Crumley and Ann Westmoreland
!CENSUS: 1880 District 189, Nacoochee, White, GA407, 163/165, Julia A. Crumley, next door is the family of Reaves and Susan Westmoreland
!CENSUS: 1900 Chattahoochee, White, GA, 116/117, Julia Crumley, 8 children 8 living
!CENSUS: 1910 Chattahoochee, White, GA, 77/80, Julia A. Crumley
!REFERENCE: 2019 VanDerVeer Genealogy Database, Julie Ann Westmoreland, parents Reaves Westmoreland and Susan G. Allison, http://www.vandiver.us/cgi-bin/family?family=F13260
Marriage1 Jan 1865, Robertson, White, GA284
Misc. Notes
!MARRIAGE: 01-Jan-1865 Robertson, White, GA marriages284, Smith S. Crumley and Ann Westmoreland
ChildrenSusan Ella (1868-1952)
 William Thomas (1868-1922)
 Harwell Craig (1870-1957)
 Abbiegail E. (1873-1930)
 Lula Tennessee (1874-1979)
 Clara May (1875-1907)
 Mary Rosaline E. (1878-1947)
 Charles Reeves (1882-1961)
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