The Crumbley's from Pennsylvania/Virginia

Life and Descendants

James Crumley (Cromley in some records) came to America and settled in Pennsylvania in the early 1700’s. He married Catherine Gilky, and he died in 1764.

John Crumley was born in Frederick County, Virginia and married Hannah Falconer. He died in Newberry, South Carolina in 1794.

Charles Crumley was born ca. 1764 in Frederick County, Virginia. He married Parthenia Heaton and died in 1800.

William Smith Crumley was born in Newberry County, South Carolina on April 4, 1794. He married Elizabeth Jones Monroe. He died on January 19, 1855 in White County, Georgia.

Charles Heaton Crumley was born on January 31, 1814 in South Carolina. He married Susannah Wheeler on August 17, 1834. He moved to Huerfano County, Colorado at age 59 in 1873.

Jesse S. Crumbley was born in 1846 and, in 1896, was ran over by the side car of a train at a saw mill. His second wife was Zenith Strickland.[Does anyone know why Jesse added a "b" to his last name?]

Joseph S. Crumbley was born on July 7, 1880 in Jessup, Georgia. He married Luella McLean on March 25, 1889. He died on February 23, 1966. Luella McLean died, December 1, 1985. Their children were Irene, Carl Donald, Bonnie Agnes, Ruby Mae, Horace Conar, and William Harold.

Carl Donald Crumbley was born in Lowndes County, Georgia, on September 13, 1916 to Joseph and Luella Crumbley. On June 8, 1940 he married Velvia Luetta Kelly (born August 30, 1920). Shortly thereafter the young couple moved to Kannapolis, North Carolina. Donald and Velvia had three children. These three children produced seven children of their own, and those children have had six children to date. This gives Donald and Velvia seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Donald Larry, their first child, was born January 18, 1941. He married Donna Loflin in 1963. Their three children are Stacey Lynn (8/1/67), Dana Lea (10/16/70), and Heather Ann (6/4/75). Dana married Hudson Cody Blair in 1992 and they have two sons, Caleb Hudson Blair, born February 12, 1996 and Daniel Crumbley Blair, born August 14, 1997. Stacey Lynn married John Darone Pehrson on November 15, 1997, and Jacob Donald was born on July 17, 2000 and Ryan Loflin was born on August 22, 2002. Heather married Will Simmen on March 4, 2000; Sloane Crumbley was born July 18, 2003.

Their second child is Glenda Yvonne who was born October 15, 1944. She married Ray Barnhardt in 1967 and they have two daughters, Stephanie Lynn (5/14/72) and Kelly Michelle(5/14/72). Kelly was married in 1994 to Miles Wright, and Bailey Owen was born on November 18, 2000, and Madeline Grace was born on September 17, 2002. Stephanie was married to Luis Calderon on January 29, 2005.

Donald and Velvia’s third child, Tony Lamar, was born on May 27, 1948. He married Renea Funderburk in 1978. They have two children Tate Lamar (5/15/78) and Tera Lee (5/4/81). Tate was married on October 12, 2002 to Norma Kellogg.

A complete history of this branch of the Crumbleys (not the Anthony Crumbley line) can be obtained by sending $20 to Larry Crumbley, Department of Accounting, L.S.U., Baton Rouge, LA 70803. 29 pages.

Some other sites 

The American Immigrant Wall of Honor

The Rand Genealogy Club

Family Tree Maker Online



 Cyndi's List

Clayton Library

State Genealogy Collection

RootsWeb Data Cooperative


D. Larry Crumbley

Last Updated: November 6, 2002