This page was created by the descendents
of Hardy H. and Martha Thomas Crews.
Hardy and Martha moved to Charlton County, Georgia with their two children in
1900. Hardy's father, Hamp, had moved
there a year earlier. The family settled on
a small farm northwest of Folkston, where,
in addition to farming, Hardy used his wagon
and team of mules to haul goods for the public,
including hauling cotton to the Folkston cotton
In Charlton County, Hardy and Martha added
another thirteen children to their family,
including a son who died in infancy in 1904, and
another infant son who died in 1911. The surviving sons of Hardy and Martha were
George, Elbert, Marshall, Raleigh, Jeff, Fred and Horace. The daughters were Nora, Cora Bell, Goldie Mae, Maude, Celia and Susie.
Hardy's parents were Hampton Crews,Sr. and
Basheba (Bashey) Guy. Martha was the daughter
of Banner Mixon Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Jones.