Go to Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Diana, Goddess of the Hunt for Ancestors!
 
Go to Every-Name Index
Every-Name Index
James Madison CROOK
Caroline SPIVEY
Husband:  James Madison CROOK
Birth:  1815, NC
Death:  3 Apr 1878, Buncombe Co., NC
Disposition:  buried Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., NC
Occupation:  shoemaker, cooper, farmer
Father:  Dudley CROOK (1772- ) of Surry Co., NC
Mother:  Violet __?__
Marriage:
Wife:  Caroline SPIVEY
Birth:  1825, NC
Death:  8 Nov 1888, Buncombe Co., NC
Disposition:  buried Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., NC
Occupation:  homemaker
Probable Brother:  Alexander SPIVEY, b. 1829/30, NC
Father:  William Alfred SPIVEY (1777-1861)
Mother:  Jemimah / Jemima JONES
Children born in Buncombe Co., NC:
1.  George W. CROOK, b. 1846/7
2.  James Lyda CROOK, b. 9 Mar 1850
3.  Charles Candler CROOK, b. 31 Dec 1851; d. 12 Mar 1901; bur. Zion Hill Cem.
4.  John CROOK, b. 1854/5
5.  William CROOK, b. 1861/2
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
James Madison CROOK
Birth: 1815, Surry, North Carolina
Death: 03 Apr 1878, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina
Burial: Zion Hill Chuech (sic), Buncombe, North Carolina
Marriage: About 1845, Surry, North Carolina
Spouse: Caroline SPIVEY
Birth: 1825, Surry, North Carolina
Death: 08 Nov 1888, Sulphur Springs, Buncombe, North Carolina

Children born in Buncombe, North Carolina:
1. James L. CROOK, b. 1846
2. George W. CROOK, b. 1847
3. Charles CROOK, b. 1852
4. John CROOK, b. 1855
5. William CROOK, b. 1862

Source: patron submissions

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #56 of 276):  Buncombe Co., NC, Roll M432_622, p. 222B/442, 369/369, enumerated 27 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
J M Crook 35 M   Shoemaker 400 NC
Geo W  3 M       "
James L  4 M       "
Alexander Spiva 20 M   Laborer   "
Caroline Crook 25 F       "
This enumerator put all the males before all the females, for everyone.  James is ca. 4 months old, not 4 years.  Ten-to-one Alexander SPIVA / SPIVEY is Caroline's brother.

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #127 of 216):  Sulphur Springs P.O., Buncombe Co., NC, Roll M653_889, p. 297B/596, PN 70, 472/460, enumerated 13 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
J M Crook 42 M   Coopper 400 325 NC
Caroline Crook 34 F         "
George     " 13 M         "
James      " 10 M         "
Chas       "  9 M         "
John       "  5 M         "

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 31):  Asheville P.O., Sulphur Springs Township No. 2, Buncombe Co., NC, Roll M593_1125, p. 203B, PN 16, 119/121, enumerated 25 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
Crook James 55 M W Farmer 600 400 North Carolina
      Caroline 45 F W Keeping House     North Carolina
      James 20 M W Farm Laborer     North Carolina
      Charles 18 M W Farm Laborer     North Carolina
      John 15 M W Farm Laborer     North Carolina
      William  8 M W       North Carolina

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 21):  Lower Hominy Twp., Buncombe Co., NC, Roll T9_954, p. 14D, PN 12, SD 4th, ED 27, enumerated 9 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 11 13 24 25 26
98 98 Crook Caroline W F 55     \ Keeping House NC NC NC
    _____ William W M 18 Son \   Farm Laborer NC NC NC
Listed next to married son, James CROOK.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., NC (online at findagrave.com).
There are no photos of the stones, and these data are obviously not a verbatim reading of the stones.
James Madison Crook
Birth: 1815
Death:  Apr. 3, 1878
Note:  Father of Charles Candler Crook
Caroline Spivey Crook
Birth: 1825
Death:  8 Nov 1888
Note:  Wife of James Madison Crook
Charles Candler Crook
Birth:  Dec. 31, 1851
Death:  Mar. 12, 1901
Note:  Son of James Madison Crook
Where did they get the middle name for Charles?

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

Contact Home
Page
Table of
Contents
DNA
Hub
Biddle
DNA
Carrico
DNA
Corbin
DNA
Cupp
DNA
Danish
DNA
Ely
DNA
Lyon(s)
DNA
Rasey
DNA
Reason
DNA
Rose
DNA
Straub
DNA
Pedigree
Charts
Census
Records
Every-Name
Indices
Everything I have is online at this web site.  I have no further information, so please don't write asking me if I do.
On the other hand, if you feel I've made an error, please don't hesitate to notify me, but in which case,

please include a link to the page you are referencing.
There are over 18,000 pages on this web site, and I simply don't remember every page, much less every person on every page.

"The Cloud" is double-speak for "dumb terminal on a main frame." Been there; done that. Never again.
You are giving away not only your privacy, but control of your data, your apps, and your computer to a corporation. Is that really where you want to go?
The IT guys on the big iron hated the Personal Computer because it gave users freedom and power; now they've conned you into being back under their control.
Table of Contents
Go to Table of Contents
 
Privacy Policy ______
Every-Name Index
Go to Every-Name Index

¤