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Manns Harbor Pictorial Album

[Photographs contributed by Vickie Craddock]

John D. & Levicy (Midgett) Midgett


The John D. Midgett Family
[Thought to be at the East Lake Methodist Church with the East Lake School in the background]

John D. Midgett, son of Edward Daniel "Neddie" Midgett, Sr. & Mary D. "Polly" Basnight, was born at Stumpy Point, Tyrrell Co., NC on Sept. 28, 1847 and died in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., NC on Mar. 14, 1924.  He married Levica Bragg "Levicy" Midgett, daughter of Lancaster C. Midgett & Sarah A. "Sally" Caroon, circa 1867.  Levicy was born in Manns Harbor on Jan. 22, 1850 & died there on Mar. 20, 1917.  John & Levicy are both buried in the Midgett Cemetery in Manns Harbor. Together John & Levicy had 11 known children.

1) Alexina A. Midgett -- Oct. 16, 1869 Stumpy Point, NC - Nov. 1, 1869 Stumpy Point, NC

2) Laura Anna Midgett -- Mar. 1871 Stumpy Point, NC - 1930 Norfolk, Va.; Married Augustus O. Mann in Manns Harbor on May 29, 1887

l-r Back Row: Minnie Gertrude Mann, Edward Barclift Mann, Augustus O. Mann, Ada Matilda Mann, Laura Anne (Midgett) Mann, Bertie Estelle Mann, Lillie Mae Mann
l-r Front Row: John Edgar Mann, Fitzhugh Lee Mann, Leola Monzelle Mann

3) Alonzo Mann Midgett -- July 3, 1872 Manns Harbor, NC - Apr. 6, 1936 Elizabeth City, NC; Married 1st Mattie Pearl Mann on May 11, 1902; 2nd Alice Williams Midgett on Feb. 28, 1925.

4) John Edgar Midgett -- Feb. 3, 1874 Stumpy Point, NC - Aug. 7, 1950 Manns Harbor, NC; Married 1st Antha R. Midgett on Dec. 12, 1900; 2nd Mrs. Mary (Hayman) Midgett on July 23, 1918; 3rd Mrs. Ida (Mann) Twiford on June 9, 1934


John Edgar Midgett

5) Caroline Virginia Midgett -- Oct. 11, 1875 - Oct. 14, 1949; Married James Corner Craddock in Manns Harbor on Sept. 8, 1895.  [see more details and photos below]

6) Emma Frances Midgett -- Apr. 10, 1878 Oriental, Pamlico Co., NC - Nov. 20, 1963 Elizabeth City, NC; Married: Thomas Skinner Mann, Sr. at Manns Harbor on Mar. 10, 1895.


Emma Frances Midgett


l-r: Ethel Rae Mann, Thomas Skinner Mann, Jr., Thomas S. Mann, Sr., Walter Bly Mann, Selma Elizabeth Mann, Emma Frances (Midgett) Mann
c1910

7) Mary Elizabeth Midgett -- July 3, 1880 Pamlico Co., NC - Dec. 13, 1928 Elizabeth City, NC; Married: Jabez Warren Burfoot in Norfolk, Va. on June 19, 1919.

8) Bertha Midgett -- Feb. 9, 1884 Manns Harbor - Mar. 20, 1884 Manns Harbor

9) Claude Baxter Midgett --May 20, 1885 Manns Harbor - July 23, 1960 Norfolk, Va.; Married: 1st Lavonia Hix Fulcher at Elizabeth City, NC on June 3, 1910; 2nd Mrs. Lucy Belle (Mann) Gard at Swan Quarter, NC on Dec. 8, 1956.

Lavonia Hix (Fulcher) Midgett, 1st wife of Claude Baxter Midgett and daughter of Stanford Littleton Fulcher & Cynthia Ann Elizabeth Tillett, was born in Manns Harbor on Mar. 10, 1893 & died in Manns Harbor on Jan. 11, 1950.  Her obituary appeared in the Virginian-Pilot on Thursday, Jan. 12.  She was affectionately known in the family as "Aunt Scrap".

10) Cora Belle Midgett -- Feb. 3, 1888 Manns Harbor - Jan. 26, 1938 Elizabeth City, NC; Married: Eber Morton Cox at Stumpy Point, NC on Jan. 30, 1907.

11) Naomi Midgett -- July 18, 1892 Manns Harbor - July 28, 1892 Manns Harbor

Alwilda (Mann) Midgett Midgett

Alwilda Mann, daughter of George Kenneth Mann & Nancy Wise, was born at Stumpy Point, NC on Dec. 30, 1870 and died at Manns Harbor on Feb. 15, 1954.  Alwilda was first married to Lancster Midgett (1860-1899) on Oct. 29. 1890 and that union produced one son, Joseph Stewart Midgett.


Alwilda (Mann) Midgett Midgett & daughter, Albertis

   1) Joseph Stewart Midgett was born in Mashoes, NC on Apr. 11, 1898 and died in Hampton, Va. on Sept. 3, 1961 [see obit].  Joseph was first married to Affie C. Twiford (1902-1920) in Manteo on May 18, 1920.  She died one day after giving birth to a premature baby girl on Dec. 18, 1920.  After Affie's death, Joseph married Lelia Mozelle Horton (1906-1936) in Manteo on Nov. 30, 1929.  Lelia was a school teacher at Mashoes.


Joseph Stewart Midgett 

Three months after Lancaster Midgett died in April 1899 Alwilda married Pauledo Nebraska "Brasco" Midgett on July 20, 1899 in Currituck Co.  "Brasco" was the son of Samuel C. Midgett & Sarah C. "Sallie" Gard and brother of Thomas Loyal Midgett and Margaret D. "Maggie" (Midgett) Toler.


L-R: Thomas Loyal Midgett & unknown 

           Margaret D. "Maggie (Midgett) Toler

"Brasco" and Alwilda had 3 children:
   1)  Vance Carter Midgett -- Sept. 28, 1900 Mashoes, NC - July 1, 1933 Currituck Co.; Married: Eunice Viola O'Neal (1907-1934) at Kitty Hawk on Feb. 5, 1922.


   2)  Mary Lizette Midgett -- Sept. 11, 1902 Manns Harbor - Aug. 27, 1963 Manns Harbor [see obit]; Married: Louis Lathan Midgett, Sr. (1891-1935) in Manteo on June 14, 1924.
   3)  Albertis Midgett -- Nov. 17, 1906 Mashoes, NC - Jan. 23, 1956 Cincinnati, Ohio; Married: Howard J. Girshefski (1888-1955) in Manteo on Sept. 15, 1921.

James Corner & Caroline Virginia (Midgett) Craddock


James Corner Craddock

James Corner Craddock, son of James Franklin Craddock and his 2nd wife Jane Elizabeth Mann, was born Aug. 13, 1873 in Manns Harbor and died there on Aug. 11, 1943. [see obit]  James and Caroline married in Manns Harbor on Sept. 8, 1895 and to them were born 6 children.


Caroline Virginia (Midgett) Craddock

Caroline Virginia Midgett, daughter of John D. Midgett and his wife, Levica Bragg Midgett, was born Oct. 11, 1875 in Oriental, Pamlico Co., NC and died in Manns Harbor on Oct. 14, 1949. [see obit]

   1) Rosser Lutrell Craddock -- Feb. 8, 1897 Manns Harbor - Jan, 30, 1969 Manns Harbor [see obit]; Married: Mary Aleta Dough in Manteo, NC on June 13, 1925.


Rosser Lutrell Craddock

   2) Ruth Lucille Craddock -- Feb. 10, 1899 Manns Harbor - July 17, 1961 Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co., NC [see small photo on Find-A-Grave]; Married: Clarence Lee Holmes in Manteo, NC on Jan. 4, 1930.


Clarence Lee Holmes

   3) Herman Ronald Craddock -- Feb. 7, 1902 Manns Harbor - Jan. 25, 1988 Nags Head, NC [see obit]; Married: Flora Belle Midgett in Elizabeth City, NC on Aug. 2, 1927.  Flora Belle, born Sept. 3, 1905 in Mashoes, NC, was the daughter of Thomas Loyal Midgett and Missouri Frances Mann.  Flora died Nov. 24, 1989 [see obit].  Herman & Flora had 2 sons:  Norman Robert Craddock and Wildon Burton Craddock.


Missouri Frances (Mann) Midgett & daughter Bertha Mae Midgett


Bethel E. Midgett, d/o Thomas Loyal & Missouri (Mann) Midgett

 

 


         Herman Ronald Craddock - 1938                    l-r: Flora (Midgett) Craddock; George Ambrose; Grace (Twiford) Midgett
                                                                                                                                      at Buffalo City NC


Children of Thomas Loyal Midgett & Missouri (Mann) Midgett
Thomas R. Midgett (1898-1970) - Married Grace Marie Twiford
Flora Belle (Midgett) Craddock (1905-1989) - Married Herman Ronald Craddock
Bertha Mae (Midgett) Spencer (1909-1965) - Married Ira DeSota Spencer, Sr.


John Seldon Midgett & wife, Mary Holland (Tillett) Midgett


Grandchildren  of Thomas Loyal Midgett & Missouri (Mann) Midgett
Front Row: Norman Craddock, Wilford Midgett, Wildon Craddock, Clyde Twiford, Jr., Ira Spencer, Jr.
Back Row: Willie Liverman, Myrtle Midgett, Alma Liverman, Fred Midgett, Sabra Basnight, Sarah Twiford, Florence Basnight


Flora Belle & Herman Ronald Craddock

   4) Wildon Burton Craddock -- Dec. 8, 1905 Manns Harbor - July 19, 1931 Manns Harbor in a car wreck; never married.


Wildon Burton Craddock

   5) Ralph Glen Craddock -- Apr. 16, 1908 Manns Harbor - July 2, 2001 Elizabeth City, NC [see obit]; Married: Bertha Izona Twiford (1920-2011) [see obit] before 1945.
   6) Hugh Gordon "Chick" Craddock -- Apr. 10, 1913 Manns Harbor - Mar. 15, 1983 Manteo, NC [see obit]; Married: 1st Mary Jane Twiford on Feb. 22, 1952; 2nd Sara Jane Addison; 3rd Mrs. Iowa Gertrude (Hooper) Wise at Stumpy Point, NC on Feb. 16, 1964.


l-r: Thomas Skinner Mann; Ruth (Craddock) Holmes; Hugh Gordon Craddock - 1942      Hugh G. 'Chick" Craddock & Gertrude wedding photo

 
Front Row Second Row Third Row Fourth Row Back Row
Nellie Mae Midgett Donald Midgett Martha Ann Midgett Madeline Jones Larry Midgett
Earl Ray Mann Lawson Ambrose Carl Junior Mann Bell Thompson Bobby Beasley
Warren Overman Russell Pledger Louis Midgett Geraldine Johnson Melvin Twiddy
Wildon Craddock Lloyd Midgett Onda Elston Audrey Johnson Mr. Mercer, teacher
Jean Beasley Charles Mann Helen Sutton Louise White  
Elva Rae Mann Levica Midgett Dorsey Gard Richard Mann  
Bessie Gibbs Norman Craddock Gibby Gibbs    
Floy Mozzelle Midgett Velma Twiford      
Iva Mae Mann Ralph Pledger      
Roger Gard Aleta Craddock      
Rollins Tillett Bryan Mann      
Marshall Tillett Elroy Gard      

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