Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Earl Budge Cragun's obituary

Ryan Cragun has transcribed and posted the obituary of Earl Budge Cragun. An excerpt:
PLEASANT VIEW - On Saturday, May 6, 2006, ... Earl Budge Cragun, 97, of Pleasant View has returned to his Heavenly Home ... his birth [was] on January 24, 1909 in Pleasant View, to Mormon and Annie May Budge Cragun... he married Mildred Rhees on September 30, 1931 ... Pleasant View was their home together for 67 years until she died in 2001...

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Alpha O Cragun -- Birth and Death

Alpha O Cragun's complete birth date is found in the Social Security Death Index:
Birth Date: 30 Dec 1879
Death Date: Nov 1970
Social Security Number: 310-03-4447
State Where Number Was Issued: Indiana
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 47240
Adams, Decatur, Indiana
Burney, Decatur, Indiana
Enochsburg, Decatur, Indiana
Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana
Kingston, Decatur, Indiana
Lake Mccoy, Decatur, Indiana
Milford, Decatur, Indiana
Sandusky, Decatur, Indiana
Williamstown, Decatur, Indiana

Alpha O Cragun is found in Tombaugh, pg 54

Albert Cragun 1920 Census

Found Albert Cragun in the 1920 Census. Two children not listed in Tombaugh pg 55.
Albert G. Cragun, head, M, W, 39, Md, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana;
Francis Cragun, wife, F, W, 43, Md, Wisconsin, Maine, Wisconsin;
Yolanda Cragun, dau, F, W, 10, sgl, Indiana, Indiana, Wisconsin;
Alberta Cragun, dau, F, W, 8, sgl, Indiana, Indiana, Wisconsin;
Census 1920, Indiana, Clinton, Center Township,Frankfort City, Ward 3 pg 85

Monday, February 12, 2007

Omer and Ella Cragun of Boone, Indiana

Found Omer and Ella Cragun in the 1920 Census, plus a new child I didn't know of.
Family 181
Omer M Cragun, head, M, W, 33, Md, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana;
Ella R Cragun, wife, F, W, 38, Md, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana;
Hiram M Cragun, son, M, W, 6, Sgl, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana;
Source: 1920 Census, Indiana, Boone, Worth Twp, pg 253
I found the child in the SS Death Index:
Birth Date: 14 Oct 1912
Death Date: 29 Jan 1994
Social Security Number: 313-16-7144
State Issued: Indiana
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 46052
Localities: Lebanon, Boone, Indiana
Source: Social Security Death Index;