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Cromer Bible


Dutch Fork Digest, Vol. VI,  No. 2, AprilJune 1991

Submitted by: Ann Smith King, Newberry, SC, granddaughter of William Andrew Cromer

Notes added by Mrs. King

The following records were taken from a Bible believed to have been Ivy Cromer's. It was passed on to his son, William David and then to his son, James Horace. Thomas Cromer, son of James Horace, of Virginia now has the Bible. Ivy Cromer was born in 1824 in Newberry County, S.C. and died 23 May 1899 at age 75. He is buried in Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery. He was married three times: (1) Maryan Russell (B. ca 1827); (2) Nancy Katherine Adams (b. ca 1831  d/o Henry & Millie Adams); (3) Susanna Thomasson Suber (b. 18 Nov. 1835 d. 15 Feb. 1897 at age 62). She is the d/o John & Ibby Dickert Thomasson and widow of Michael Drayton Suber. She is buried in Lebanon UM Cemetery


Elizabeth Louvenia Cromer was born February the 1st, 1845.

Lauryan Katharine Cromer was born June the 3, 1846.

Lovezinsky John Frederick Cromer was born May the 21,1848.

Emma Elizar Cromer was born Sept. the 22,1850.

Sarah Alice Marilla Cromer was born February the 18,1853.

Martha Isebeller Cromer was born May the 21,1856

William David Cromer was born August the 1, 1858.

James Ivy Cromer was born December the 13, 1864.

Margaret Eugenia Cromer was born June the 22,1866.

Melvin Ledford Cromer was born November the 17,1861.

Francis Jane Cromer was born August the 3,1868.

Carrie Wilson Cromer was born July the 24,1870.

Nancy Catherine Cromer was born April the 16,1872.

Eller Unora Cromer was born April the 10,1864.

Cora Lovina Cromer was born May the 17,1873.

John Thomas Cromer was born June the 19,1875.

Jacob Preston Cromer was born October the 4,1878.

Drayton Suber was born July the 2,1882.

Sallie Elizabeth Cromer was born Feb. 28th, 1861.

Wm. Andrew Cromer was born Sept. 22nd 1883.

Henry Edgar Cromer was born July 15th, 1886.

Arthur Haygood Cromer was born Nov. 21st, 1883.

Albert Ivy Cromer was born April 19th, 1891.

Junius Obed Cromer was born Dec. 16th, 1893.

James Horace Cromer was born March 28th, 1896.

Sarah Louise Cromer was born Nov. the 26th, 1906.

Lillie Mae Cromer was born Oct. 10,1915.

Daisy Edna Carolyn Cromer was born Sept. 14,1910.

Ernest Calvin Cromer was born June 10,1912.

Thomas Hayne Cromer was born Dec. 26th, 1913.

(Note: Numbers 16 are believed to be Ivy Cromer's by his first wife; numbers 715 by his secondwife; numbers 1617 by his third wife. William David Cromer (no. 7) married Sallie ElizabethSuber (no. 19) and had children numbers 2025. When his first wife died, William David marriedMary Lillian Wicker and had children numbers 2630).


William D Cromer & Sallie Elizabeth Suber were married in the Holy bonds of Matrimony Dec.14th, 1882.

William D Cromer & Mary Lillian Wicker were married Jan 11th, 1906.

W. A. Cromer & Essie Lake were married Aug. 2nd, 1909.

Albert Ivy Cromer & Vinnie Lominack were married April 8th, 1915 at Blair's by Rew. Vaughn.

Arthur Haygood Cromer & Emma Caroline Clayton were married January 25th, 1920 at Liberty,S. C.

Junius Obed Cromer & Ida Mae Ruff were married June 29th, 1919 by Rev. G. F. Clarkson.

James Horace Cromer & Mary Elizabeth Cromer were married April 1st, 1932 by Rev. C. C.Vaughn at Bush River parsonage.

James Horace Cromer & Reba L. Dawkins were married October 6,1962 at Lebanon Methodist Parsonage.


Jacob Preston Cromer departed this life Sept. the 28 (?), 1882.

.Susann Cromer departed this life February the 15,1897, age 62 years.

Ivy Cromer departed this life May 23rd, 1899, age 75 years.

Slallie Elizabeth Cromer departed this life July 10th,1904, age 44 years, 4 mo., 10 days.

William David Cromer departed this life April 19,1920, born August 1st, 1858.

Melvin Ledford Cromer departed this life May I7th, 1926  born Nov. 17, 1861.

Ivy Albert Cromer departed this life October 25th. 1931, born April 19th, 1891.

Arthur Haygood Cromer departed life Dec. 15, 1979, age 86 years.

Enma Clayton Cromer departed this life Sept. 9th, 1937, age 47 years.

H. Edgar Cromer departed this life April 10, 1961.

Nora Cromer departed this life April 10, 1961.

Mary C. Cromer departed this life March 19, 1959, age 59.

James Horace Cromer departed this life April 16, 1972, age 76,

Posted 3 June 2004