Elizabeth (Eliza) Beebe Crafton

, 1822– , 1842

Probably born in Chenango County, New York; probably daughter of Sophia Waite and Jabez Avery Beebe. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] General Church Recorder, Far West and Nauvoo Elders’ Certificates, 1837–1838, 1840–1845, Eliza Crafton, CHL. Hancock County (Illinois), County Clerk, “Marriage register, 1829–1915; marriage index, 1862–1933,” Oct. 14, 1841, Elizabeth Beebe; from Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; FHL microfilm 954177, FHL. Raymond G. Crafton, Origins and Lives of the Craftons of Virginia: Anglo-Saxon Britain to Ante-Bellum America (place not identified: Crafton Books, 2011), 1:258, 327–329, 633. Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, and J. Seymour Currey, eds., Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois (Chicago: Munsell Publishing, 1921), 1398. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Mar. 2016), Elizabeth Beebe M2QW-WR2 . Biographical Review of Hancock County, Illinois: Containing Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of Many of the Prominent Citizens of Today and also of the Past (Chicago: Hobart Publishing, 1907), 661. “Public Member Trees,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Oct. 2015), Karla George Family Tree, Public Member Tree, Jabez Avery Beebe.