Crafton, Wiley

b. January 25, 1801, in Lunenburg County, Virginia; d. March 31, 1884. In 1831, Crafton moved to Vandalia, Illinois, and then to Sangamon County, Illinois, later that same year. In 1860, Crafton was a farmer with real estate worth $17,000 and personal property worth $200.
Illinois State Journal (Springfield), 1 April 1884, 8:2; John Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield: E. A. Wilson and Company, 1876), 233; Sangamon County, Illinois, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; Sangamon County, Illinois, Eighth Census of the United States, 1860.