Vera Lou Carrell, circa 1919

VERA CARRELL GRIFFIN
1915 - 1994
was the daughter of SOLOMON JOCEPHAS CARRELL
and JESSIE WOODSON CRUTCHER CARRELL


Family Names

Flack Crutcher
Apple McCuiston
Boon Carrell
Behol Blackwell
May Beasley
Gibson Griffin
Jarratt Childress



FAMILY OF SOLOMON JOCEPHAS CARRELL



James Flack & Ann Baxter
Married 1734

James Flack
Parents: ?
Born: 1708 Northern Ireland (Came to America in 1733)
Died: Sept. 2, 1802
Place of Burial: Unknown

Ann Baxter
Parents: David Baxter & Ester McDowell
Born 1714
Died Mar. 2, 1801
Place of Burial: Unknown

Children
John Flack(died as an infant, name given to later son)

William Flack (died as an infant, name given to later son)

John Flack, born in Pennsylvania, moved to Rutherford Co. N.C. early 1760's

James Flack born in Pennsylvania, moved to Rockingham Co. N.C. early 1760's

William Flack born in Pennsylvania, moved to Rutherford Co. N.C. early 1760's

Andrew Flack, born in Pennsylvania, moved to Guilford Co. North Carolina

Thomas Flack, born in Pennsylvania, moved to Kentucky

Joseph Flack born in Pennsylvania

George Flack born in Pennsylvania

Sarah Flack & John Anderson, born in Pennsylvania, moved to Guilford Co.North Carolina, then to Rutherford Co. N.C.

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Book: "Flack Heritage" edited by Ivarea Flack.





Thomas Flack & Jane McCuiston
Married 1760

Thomas Flack
Parents: James Flack & Ann Baxter
Born: 1735 in Pennsylvania
Died: 1782
Place of Burial: Guilford Co. North Carolina

Jane McCuiston
Parents: James McCuiston & Janett Sarah Behol
Born : Mar. 11, 1735
Died: Jan. 15, 1802
Place of Burial: Guilford Co. North Carolina

Children
Dorcas Flack married Samuel Daughtery on June 6, 1797

Hannah Flack married John Daughtery on Dec. 23, 1797

James Flack b. June 19, 1761 in Guilford N.C. married Agnes Ross on Feb. 21, 1798

Elijah Flack born in Guilford N.C. married Fanny Tate on May 8, 1801

Andrew Flack b. 1765 married three times #1 Mary Dilworth, #2?, #3 Mary Waggner,
d. 1845, buried in Guilford Co. N.C.

Thomas Flack, b. 1777

Jenny Flack (No information)

Elisha Flack d. 1802

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Will of Jane Flack, Thomas Flack Revolutionary War Acct.




Andrew Flack & Mary Dilworth


Andrew Flack
Parents: Thomas Flack & Jane McCuiston
Born: Mar. 25, 1769 Guilford Co. North Carolina
Died: Oct. 19, 1845
Place of Burial: Guilford Co. North Carolina

Mary Dilworth
Parents: John Dilworth & Jean----
Born 1773
Died Mar. 2, 1801
Place of Burial: Unknown

Children by Wife # 1, Mary Dilworth

Jenny Flack b. 1794 in Guilford Co. N.C., married Robert Caffey

Levina Olivia Flack b. Sept. 10, 1796 in Guilford Co. N.C. , d. Oct. 22, 1867 , buried in Missouri, married Joseph Lambeth July 30, 1816

Elisha Flack b. Oct. 27, 1800 in Guilford Co. N.C., d. Sept. 23, 1882 in Guilford N.C., married Anna Boon Feb. 9, 1821


Children by Wife # 3, Mary Waggner (married Dec. 22, 1818)

Melinda Flack married George Faust on Mar. 4, 1840

Andrew Saunders Flack b. 1823 in Guilford N.C., married Susan Webb on Jan. 22, 1842

Minerva Flack b. in Guilford N.C. married ---- Daugherty

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Will for Andrew Flack dated 1845, Census 1790 through 1840




Elisha Flack & Ann Boon
Married Feb. 7, 1821 in Guilford Co. North Carolina

Elisha Flack
Parents: Andrew Flack & Mary Dilworth
Born: Oct. 20, 1800 in Guilford Co. North Carolina
Died: Sept. 23, 1882
Place of Burial: Guilford Co. N.C.

Ann Boon
Parents: John Boon & Anna Starnes
Born Sept. 9, 1797 Guilford Co. N.C.
Died Sept. 8, 1883 in Guilford Co. N.C.
Place of Burial: Guilford Co. N.C.

Children
John Yancy Flack b. Nov. 1821 Guilford Co. N.C. d. after 1880, buried in Dyer Co. Tenn. married Priscilla Apple Aug. 17, 1839

Rachel Flack b. Guilford Co. N.C. married George Washington Apple on Feb. 1, 1842

Pollyann Flack b. in Guilford Co. N.C. married Peter Gerringer on Oct. 7, 1847

Jane Flack b. 1828 in Guilford Co. N.C. married William Cobb on Sept. 24, 1850

Woodson Flack b. 1829 in Guilford Co. N.C.

Levina Flack b. 1831 in Guilford Co. N.C. married Asa Clapp on Jan. 9, 1851

Sallie Flack b. 1833 in Guilford Co. N.C. married Lemuel Clapp on Jan. 27, 1858

Bettie (Elizabeth) Flack b. 1834 in Guilford Co. N.C. married Brooks Kernodle on Mar. 14, 1857

Andrew (Andy) Flack b. in 1836 in Guilford Co. N.C.

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Statement of death leaving no will, Marriage bond dated 1821 War record of John Boon, Census 1830 through 1880.




John Yancy Flack & Priscilla Apple
Married Aug. 17, 1839 in Guilford Co. North Carolina

John Yancy Flack (photo)
Parents: Elisha Flack & Anna Boon
Born: Nov. 1821, Guilford Co. North Carolina
Died: After 1880 in Dyer Co. Tenn.
Place of Burial: Outside of Newbern Tenn. in Dyer Co.

Priscilla Apple (photo)
Parents: John Apple & Barbara ----
Born: 1820 in Guilford Co. N.C.
Died: Oct. 18, 1872, Guilford Co. N.C.
Place of Burial: Guilford Co. N.C.

Children
Margaret Jane Flack b. 1840 in Guilford Co. N.C. d. June 8, 1865

Andrew Sandin (Sanders) Flack b. 1842 in Guilford Co. N.C. married Jane Davis on Dec. 3, 1874

Mary Minerva Flack b. Mar. 20, 1843 in Guilford Co. N.C. d. Mar. 28, 1929 , buried in Rockingham Co. N.C., married Eli Washington Brown on Sept. 23, 1868,

John Elisha Flack b. Mar. 1, 1846 in Guilford Co. N.C. d. April 26, 1917, married Betty Elizabeth Huffin

Peter Joe Flack b. Jan. 16, 1849 in Guilford Co. N.C. d. Sept. 10, 1899

Caylip Flack b. 1852 in Guilford Co. N.C.

Sarah Flack b. 1855 in Guilford Co. N.C.

Martha Livina Kathern Flack b. 1857 in Guilford Co. N.C. d. Nov. 20, 1940 buried at Joshua in Johnson Co. Texas, married Be Alexander H. Carrell in Mar. 1874

Henry Flack b. 1861 in Guilford Co. N.C., d. Sept. 29, 1921, buried at McGregor, Texas

Wife #2 of John Yancy Flack, Rachel Smith
Wife #3 Maggie Bruce

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Marriage Bond 1839, Census 1840-50-60-70-80




Be Alexander Howell Carrell & Martha Livina Kathern Flack
Married Mar. 11, 1874 in Dyer Co. Tenn.

Be Alexander Howell Carrell (photo)
Parents: Melodious Be Carrell & Cornelia Frances Henning
Born: June 10, 1853 in Dyer Co. Tenn.
Died: June 28, 1892 in Johnson Co. Texas
Place of Burial: Unknown

Martha Livina Kathern Flack (photo)
Parents: John Yancy Flack & Priscilla Apple
Born: Jan. 10, 1857 in Gainsboro, Guilford Co. N.C.
Died: Nov. 20, 1940 in Joshua, Johnson Co. Texas
Place of Burial: Unknown

Children
Melodious Be Carrell b. Mar. 22, 1876, d. July 1, 1928, married Ethel Newman Sept 30, 1897, married Edna Nickols Dec. 24, 1903

William Edgar Carrell b. Feb. 25, 1878, d. April 22, 1934, buried in Johnson Co. Texas, married Nancy Prince, then Estes White on Feb. 11, 1917

Dora Priscilla Carrell b. Jan. 16, 1880 in McLennan, Texas, d. Feb. 6, 1898, buried in McLennan Co. Texas

Agnes Cornelia Carrell b. April 14, 1882 in McLennan Co. Texas, d. Oct. 11, 1882, buried in McLennan Co. Texas

Mamie Charlotte Carrell b. July 29, 1884 in McLennan Co. Texas, d. Nov. 25, 1905, buried in Johnson Co. Texas, married Tom Anderson Jan. 1, 1903

Solomon Jocephas Carrell b. April 18, 1886 in McLennan Co. Texas, d. Nov. 29, 1952 buried in Collingsworth Co. Texas, married Jessie Woodson Crutcher in Nov. 1910

Annie Maud Carrell b. Dec. 13, 1887 in McLennan Co. Texas, d. July 29, 1950, buried in Johnson Co. Texas, married John Lamb Feb. 10, 1907

John Guy Carrell b. Feb. 13, 1891 in McLennan co. Texas, buried in Johnson Co. Texas, married Jessie Helm on Mar. 16, 1942

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Martha Carrell's family Bible, Marriage license 1874, Census 1860-80-1900




Solomon Jocephas Carrell & Jessie Woodson Crutcher
Married Nov. 1, 1910 in Johnson Co. Texas

Solomon Jocephas Carrell (photo)
Parents:Be Alexander Howell Carrell & Martha Livina Kathern Flack
Born: April 18, 1886 in McLennan Co. Texas
Died: Nov. 29, 1952 in Collingsworth Co. Texas
Place of Burial: Old Plymouth Cemetery, Collingsworth Co. Texas

Jessie Woodson Crutcher (photo) autobiography
Parents: Thomas Robert Crutcher & Louisa Sanders May
Born: May 16, 1893 in McKinney, Collin Co. Texas
Died: Nov. 4, 1969 in Collingsworth Co. Texas
Place of Burial: Old Plymouth Cemetery, Collingsworth Co. Texas

Children
Wilma Elta Carrell b. Sept. 16, 1911 at Joshua in Johnson Co. Texas, married Paul Mount Browning Nov. 28, 1929

Vera Lou Carrell b. May 6, 1915 at Joshua, Johnson Co. Texas, d.Mar. 4, 1994 at Lubbock, Texas, buried at Littlefield, Lamb Co. Texas, married John Wallace Griffin on June 24, 1933

Thelma Katherine Carrell b. Mar. 3, 1919 at Joshua, Johnson Co. Texas, d. 2004, married Cecil Leroy Jones on May 28, 1941

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
S.J. Carrell marriage license 1910, S.J. Carrell death certificate, Jessie Carrell death certificate, Carrell family Bible




FAMILY OF JESSIE WOODSON CRUTCHER CARRELL



William Croucher

William Croucher
Parents: Thomas Croucher & ?
Born: in Norfolk Co. Virginia
Died: before 1768? in Amherst Co. Virginia
Place of Burial: Unknown

Wife unknown
Parents: ?
Born: ?
Died: ?
Place of Burial: Unknown

Children
Temperance Croucher (Amherst Co. Deed Bk. B page 280), married Thomas Dickerson

Samuel Croucher, (Sr.) b. 1750 in Caroline Co. Virginia, d. 1786, buried in Patrick Co. Virginia, married Elizabeth Lee in 1772

Martha Croucher (Deed Bk. B page 364 Amherst Co. Va. ) married Phillip Penn

William Croucher, (Sr.) b. 1763 in Amherst Co. Virginia, d. Dec. 13, 1833, buried in Williamson Co. Tenn., married Elizabeth Pollard on April 15, 1782

Sarah Croucher (Will Bk. 1, page 435) b. Sept 2, 1778 in Amherst Co. Virginia, married Nathaniel Mantiply

Mary "Molly" Croucher

Thomas Croucher d. 1784

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Estate settlement for William Croucher 1774. Information from book "Crutcher Families" by W.G. Peck, page 81a




William E. Crutcher & Elizabeth Pollard

Married April 15, 1782

William Crutcher
Parents: William Croucher & ?
Born: app. 1760 , probably in Amherst Co. Virginia
Died: Dec. 13, 1833 in Williamson Co. Tennessee
Place of Burial: Unknown

Elizabeth Pollard
Parents: ?
Born: 1763 , probably Amherst Co. Virginia
Died: Jan. 14, 1848 in Williamson Co. Tennessee
Place of Burial: Unknown

Children
Mary (Polly) Crutcher b. Mar 13, 1785 in Amherst Co. Virginia, married Beverly Padgett on Feb. 20, 1802

Sarah (Sally?) Crutcher b. May 15, 1786 in Amherst Co. Virginia, married John Hudson on Mar 27, 1804

Robert Crutcher b. Sept. 22, 1788 in Amherst Co. Virginia,d. Jan. 3, 1866, buried in Williamson Co. Tennessee, married Nancy L. Childress on March 15, 1815

Elizabeth Crutcher b. May 21, 1790 in Amherst Co. Virginia, married Allen Bugg(s) on Dec. 30, 1809

William Crutcher Jr. b. Dec. 30, 1792, d. Mar. 10, 1864, married Elizabeth Shute on Nov. 6, 1819

Willis Crutcher b. April 25, 1795 in Amherst Co. Virginia, d. 1843, married Nancy Scott on June 14, 1816

Henry Lawson Crutcher b. Jan. 25, 1798 in Amherst Co. Virginia, married Elizabeth Evans

Absalom Parker Crutcher b. May 17, 1800 in Amherst Co. Virginia, d. Feb. 1889, married Jane P. Childress Aug. 6, 1818

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Revolutionary War pension application form which gave the names of the children




Robert Crutcher & Nancy L. Childress

Married March 13, 1815 in Henrico Co. Virginia

Robert Crutcher
Parents: William E. Crutcher & Elizabeth Pollard
Born: Sept. 22, 1788 in Amherst Co. Virginia
Died: Jan. 3, 1866 in Williamson Co. Tennessee
Place of Burial: Unknown

Nancy L. Childress
Parents: James L. Childress & Mary Matthews
Born: April 26, 1800
Died: April 18, 1861 in Williamson Co. Tennessee
Place of Burial: Unknown

Children
Samuel Adolphus Crutcher b. Oct. 14, 1818 in Amherst Co. Virginia, d. Jan. 11, 1898, buried in Franklin Co. Tenn., married Catherine P. Blackwell on Feb. 28, 1843

Ann Eliza Crutcher b. Feb. 17, 1821 in Amherst Co. Virginia, married Stephen M. Shannon on May 13, 1839

Jane F. Crutcher b.Mar. 1, 1823 in Amherst Co. Virginia, married ---- Neeley

James P. Crutcher b. May 22, 1825 in Williamson Co. Tennessee, d. 1866, married Susan V. Bond in 1851 (He was a dentist.)

Robert P. Crutcher Jr. b. Feb. 2, 1828 in Williamson Co. Tenn., married Mary Thompson in 1855 (He was a farmer in Marshall Co. Tennessee.)

Virginia M. Crutcher b. April 18, 1830 in Williamson, Co. Tenn., married ----Parker

William Marshall Crutcher b. Nov. 16, 1833 in Williamson Co. Tenn., d. Oct. 17, 1917, married Mary L. Hayes in 1866,(He was a dentist in Marshall Tennessee.)

Margaret Helen Crutcher b. Feb. 3, 1836 in Williamson Co. Tenn.

Sina C. Crutcher b. Dec. 26, 1840 in Williamson Co. Tenn.

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Will for Robert Crutcher 1866


See Goodspeed Biographical Appendix - Marshall County



Samuel Adolphus Crutcher & Catherine P. Blackwell

Married Feb. 28, 1843 in Williamson Co. Tenn., recorded in Franklin Co. Tenn.

Samuel Adolphus Crutcher
Parents: Robert Crutcher & Nancy L. Childress
Born: Oct. 14, 1818 in Amherst Co. Virginia
Died: Jan. 11, 1898 in Franklin, Williamson Co. Tennessee
Place of Burial: Swanson Cemetery, Marshall Co. Tennessee

Catherine P. Blackwell
Parents: Thomas Blackwell & Elizabeth Gibson
Born: Feb. 23, 1822 in Bowling Green Area, Kentucky
Died: May 26, 1894 in Williamson Co. Tennessee
Place of Burial: Swanson Cemetery, Chapel Hill, Marshall Co. Tennessee

Children
M.D. Crutcher b.Nov. 17, 1843 in Williamson Co. Tenn., married Fanny ---

Thomas Robert Crutcher b. May 27, 1846 in Williamson Co. Tenn., d. Nov. 29, 1904, buried at Joshua, Johnson Co. Texas, married Louisa Sanders May on Mar. 10, 1870.

Annie Elizabeth (Betty) Crutcher b. May 6, 1848 in Williamson Co. Tenn., d. June 3, 1894, buried at Chapel Hill, Tenn., married Gilford Turner

John Adolphus (Dee) Crutcher b. Oct. 14, 1850 in Williamson Co. Tenn., d. July 14, 1926, buried in McKinney, Texas, married Sarah Frances Cromer on Oct. 12, 1871

Catherine Ida Crutcher b. Dec. 21, 1852 in Williamson Co. Tenn., buried in Los Angeles, Calif. , married W.J. Pearson, then --- Powell, one of them on Nov. 28, 1871

William Pinkney Crutcher b. Feb. 5, 1855 in Williamson Co. Tenn., d. Feb. 20, 1943, buried in Waurika, Oklahoma, married Harriet Alice Mallory on Dec. 18, 1884

Jane Leona (Jennie) Crutcher b. Dec. 17, 1856 in Williamson Co. Tenn., d. June 24, 1942, buried in Lawton, Okla, married Joe Tom Stammer April 15, 1880

Emma Ella Crutcher b. Mar. 31, 1859 in Williamson Co. Tenn., d. Nov. 10, 1939, buried in Snyder, Texas, married Davis Kilcrease Hays on Dec. 14, 1881

Samuel Owen Crutcher b. Sept. 21, 1863 in Williamson Co. Tenn, d. Oct. 21, 1946, buried in Lawton, Oklahoma, married Margaret E.Shearin on Oct. 23, 1888, married Sarah Frances Hutton on Nov. 1, 1892.

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Land Deed 1871, Will for S.A. Crutcher, 1899, Obituary Samuel A. Crutcher, 1899, Obituary Catherine Crutcher, 1894, Marriage license S.A. Crutcher, Personal letter from S.A. Crutcher, Personal letter from Jennie C., Book: "Goodspeed History of Tennessee", Marshall Co. p. 1198, Census records.


See Goodspeed Biographical Appendix - Marshall County



Thomas Robert Crutcher & Louisa Sanders May

Married March 10, 1870

Thomas Robert Crutcher (photo)
Parents: Samuel Adolphus Crutcher & Catherine P. Blackwell
Born: Nov. 17, 1846 in Williamson Co. Tenn.
Died: Nov. 29, 1904 in Travis Co. Texas
Place of Burial: Joshua, Johnson Co. Texas

Louisa Sanders May (photo)
Parents: William Woodson May & Sarah Jackson Beasley
Born: Feb. 5, 1851 in Hillsboro, Coffee Co. Tenn.
Died: Mar. 24, 1908 in Johnson Co. Texas
Place of Burial: Caddo Cemetery Joshua, Texas

Children
William Adolphus Crutcher b. July 17, 1871 in Tennessee, d. May 23, 1923, buried in Joshua, Johnson Co. Texas, married Maggie Merrell Nov. 27, 1898

Annie Lou Crutcher b. Mar. 1, 1874 in Tennessee, d. June 13, 1911, buried in Johnson Co. Texas, married Daniel Ed McKinney

May Etta Crutcher b. Oct. 23, 1875 in Tennessee, d. May 20, 1954, buried at Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co. Texas, married Chess Teener Cline on Nov. 29, 1898

Thomas Blackwell Crutcher b. Nov. 23, 1878 in Tennessee, d. July 14, 1939, buried at Cleburne, Johnson Co. Texas, married Eula Lee Jones Aug. 5, 1900

Giles Porter Crutcher b. Jan. 4, 1881 in Tennessee, d. May 6, 1939, buried at Cleburne, Johnson Co. Texas, married Mary Elizabeth Thomas on Oct. 9, 1901

Scott Turner Crutcher b. April 10, 1883 in Tennessee, d. Sept. 6, 1898, buried at Walnut Springs, Collin Co. Texas

Sarah Kate Crutcher b. June 16, 1888 in Johnson Co. Texas, d. Mar. 22, 1952, buried at Denton, Texas, married Charles Franklin Austin on Jan. 2, 1910

Jessie Woodson Crutcher b. May 16, 1893 at McKinney, Collin Co. Texas, d. Nov. 5, 1969, buried at Samnorwood, Collingsworth Co. Texas, married Solomon Jocephas Carrell on Nov. 1, 1910

Source of information: Thelma Carrell Jones who used the following resources:
Crutcher family Bible, Family letters, deeds











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