June 13, 2008

Two Coras [Update]



Cora Sadie was Cansadia as contained in the obituary for her son Carl William Crump.



Obituary, The News-Topic, Lenoir, Caldwell Co., NC, Jul. 16, 2005

Carl Crump

Carl William Crump, 85, of Hwy 90, Collettsville, N.C. died Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at his residence.

He was born May 10, 1920 in Avery County, N.C. to the late Theadore Crump and Cansadia Coffey Crump. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Roy Crump; six sisters, Edna Whisenant, Analea Whisenant, Louise Philyaw, Minnie Bowen, Mamie Crump and Kate Jolly, and one grandson, Joe Walker.

Mr. Crump was a retired furniture worker, U.S. Army World War II veteran, a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church and loved to hunt and fish.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel Philyaw Crump of the home; three sons, Ralph Crump of Collettsville, N.C. , Roger Crump of Hudson, N.C. and Terry Crump of Lenoir, N.C.; three daughters, Jean Plunk of Hudson, N.C., Frances Walker of Lenoir, N.C. and Shirley Crump of Lenoir, N.C. and a sister, Margaret Phipps of Lenoir, N.C.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 17, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Pendry's Chapel with the Rev. Floyd Coffey, Rev. Brian Gragg and Rev. Boyd Coffey officiating. Burial will be at Greene Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today, June 16, 2005 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Pendry's.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Plunk, Gerald Plunk, Norman Crump, Pat Crump, Mike Moore and Jim Whisenant. Honorary pallbearers will be: Cameron Crump, Brian Crump, Scott Walker and Greg Walker.

Memorials may be made to Caldwell County Hospice, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645 or online condolences may be made at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.

Pendry's Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.


Thanks Carolyn!!




According to birth and death records, Raban Scott and Margaret Hollander Coffey gave the name Cora to two of their daughters; one Cora Sadie and the other Cora L.

Cora Sadie - who some say was nicknamed Candy - was born Oct. 28, 1885 and died Jul. 1, 1942 in the Globe Twp., Caldwell Co., NC She married Theodore H. (Steve) Crump who was born Jun. 15, 1881 in Caldwell Co., and died there on Jan. 27, 1975. He was the son of David and Mahulda Jane Clark Crump.

Cora Sadie and Steve had at least two children. Annie Lee, born Mar. 10, 1917, died Apr. 29, 1999, married Henry Ray Whisenant, who was born Sep. 21, 1914 and died Sep. 8, 1947 in Caldwell Co. The other child was Carl William born May 10, 1920 and died Jan. 14, 2005.

The 1900 Caldwell Co. census of this family lists the child born closest to the date of this Cora as Ella B. K., born Oct., 1884.

The only Cora in the family in 1900 was the following:



This Cora was born Feb. 19, 1895 in Avery Co., NC and died there on Jul. 17, 1962. She married William Roby Baldwin c1911. He was the son of Pinkney F. and Hattie Jane Bristol Baldwin and was born May 3, 1890 in Watauga Co., and died in Avery Co. on Apr. 28, 1970.

Their children were:

Iona Beatrice, born Feb. 7, 1914
Clarence, born c1916
Carlos William, born Feb. 19, 1919
Harrison, born c1921
Virginia Mae, born May 11, 1924, died Feb. 21, 1998
Mal, born c1925
Trixie, born c1926
Herbert Hoover, born c1928

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