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Winaford E. Lee & James L. Cravens

Winaford "Winney" E. Lee b. 28 Aug 1825 Johnston Co., N.C. d. 31 Jan 1891 Logan Co., AR Married: before 1849. buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR Father: William S. Lee Mother: Dicey Ennis

husband: James L. Cravens b. 19 Oct 1825 AR d. 24 Dec 1888 Logan Co., AR buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR. Father: Joseph Cravens Mother: Nancy McGee/McKee



CHILDREN



Nancy Cravens b. 21 Aug 1847 Johnson Co., AR d. 30 Jun 1917 Married: 2 May 1867 Johnson Co., AR at James Cravens home Buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR

husband: Francis Marion Gwaltney b. 29 Jun 1842 Smith Co., TN d. 1 Aug 1919 Logan Co., AR Buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR Father: John Porter (step-father) Mother: Nancy Ann X Gwaltney


Adaline Cravens b. 22 Mar 1849 Johnson Co., AR d. 18 Nov 1929 Paris, Logan Co., AR Married: 22 Jul 1869 Johnson Co., AR Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Logan Co., AR.

husband: John L. Walton, Sr. b 2 Jan 1834 d. 10 Mar 1908 Paris, Logan Co., AR Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Logan Co., AR.


Frances Cravens b. 1849


Joseph B. Cravens b. 18 Mar 1852 Johnson Co., AR d. 10 Jan 1911 Logan Co., AR 1st marriage: 13 Jan 1876 at Morrison's Bluff, Logan Co., AR 2nd marriage: 23 Dec 1877 Logan Co., AR buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR.

1st wife: Susan Josephine "Josie" Parks b. 24 Jun 1858 d. 15 Feb 1877 during childbirth. Father: John L. Parks Mother: Serilda Cavender

2nd wife: Martha Amanda Ann Hampton b. 13 Dec 1860 Johnson Co., AR d. 25 May 1936 Logan Co., AR buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Scranton, Logan Co., AR. Benjamin Amos Hampton Mother: Mary R. Hardy


Nancy Emily "Emma" Cravens b. 1856 AR d. 1940 Buried: Hagarville Cemetery, Hagarville, Johnson Co., AR


Mary Cravens b. 1855


Thomas Ray Cravens b. 1880 AR grandson d. 1940 Johnson Co., AR Buried: Hagarville Cemetery, Hagarville, Johnson Co., AR



James Cravens had farmed/milled sorghum cane to make molasses. His descendants, for 150 years, have lived near Prairie View/River Township in Logan County, Arkansas.


John L. Parks b. 8 Jun 1835 Blount Co., TN. Mother: Serilda Cavender b. 22 May 1839 Hamilton Co., TN


Johnson County, Arkansas Land Record for James Cravens:

17 section, 10N 25W 0 acres 1844 Jul 10

20 section, 10N 25W 160 acres 1844 Jul 10


Logan County, Arkansas Land Record for James Cravens:

2 section, 7N 25W 79.21 acres 1 Nov 1849

2 section, 8N 24W 40 acres 1 Mar 1860


1835-Johnson County Tax List: John, Josiah and Joseph Cravens listed.


In 1850, Federal Census of Clark Township, Johnson Co., AR:

Cravens, James, 25, m, farmer $540, AR

Winaford, 25, f, NC

Nancy, 3, f, AR

Adeline, 2/12, f, AR

Francis, 11, male, brother, AR

Cook, James, 25, laborer, KY


1860 Federal Census, Clark Township, Johnson Co., AR:

Cravens, James, 35, NC, Farmer, $2500-$2000

Winaford, 25, NC

Nancy, 13, AR

Adaline, 11, AR

Joseph, 9, AR

Emily, 7, AR

Mary, 5, AR

Thomas, 2, AR


Cravens, Adaline, 19 & Walton, John L., Sr., 35 married 25 Jul 1869, Johnson Co., AR Book N-O, page 211


Mrs. Cravens, Adaline, 22 & Moore, Charley, 25, both of Clarksville, married 24 Sep 1875, Book N-O, Johnson Co, AR marriage records page 380-1.


1870 Federal Census, Clark Township, Johnson Co., AR:

Cravens, James, farmer, 43, AR

Winney, 43, NC

Jo, 17, AR

Emma, 15, AR

Mary, 13, AR


1880 Federal Census, Shoal Creek Township, Logan Co., AR:

Cravens, James, 55, farmer

Winnie, 55

Thomas, 24, grandson

Donavon, James, 16

Gray, Thomas M., 25, laborer

Guthrie, Lambert, 20, laborer


Some information provided by Irene Keeling and David Plunkett.


Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950-Thomas Ray Cravens d. 1940 Johnson Co., AR

Nancy Cravens & Francis Marion Gwaltney
Joseph Cravens & Martha A. Hampton
William S. Lee & Eliza Dicey Ennis
Adaline Cravens & John L. Walton, Sr.
Benjamen Amos Hampton & Mary R. Hardy
Joseph Cravens & Nancy McKee

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