These photos were contributed by Bonnie Thomas Chaffin . They are her ancestorstors. Bonnie descends from Chesley Crisp ,1805 NC and Mahala?, the Blount Co. TN Chesley Crisp.

Believed to be George Washington Crisp, 1848-1911, and 2nd wife Susan Ratledge. George is the son of Chesley Crisp, 1805. Bonnie descends from George's 1st wife, Susannah Hutsell. (this may be 1st wife) Henry Washington Crisp, 1883-1940, and Lula Rebecca Hale Drake, 1884-1974. Henry is a grandson of George Washington Crisp Lestal Edwin Crisp, 1907-1986. Lestal is Bonnie's grandfather.

This lovely lady is Bonnie's mother
Bonnie Kate Crisp. Taken mid-1940's
It is her engagement photo.


These photos were contributed by Doyle Thomas. Doyle is a descendent of William W. and Elizabeth (Matthews?) Crisp, b 1783. It is believed that William is the son of Samuel Crisp b. 1755, who was the son of William Crisp, 1695/1700-1783.

Family of William Crisp, 1783, seated center front, and Elizabeth (Matthews?) seated left. Mansil Crisp is the boy back row, right. Family story is Elizabeth was full Indian and only 4' tall. Photo taken from painting of Mansil Crisp and wife Mattie, later in life.
Eric B. Cripps, decendent of William Cripes, b. ca1696, Bampton, Oxfordshireshire, England.and Jane Pinder.  

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