Virgil Ivy Cragar Sr.

M, #467, b. 4 November 1899
     Virgil was born in Pettigrew, Madison County, Arkansas, USA, on 4 November 1899.1,2
     The start of World War I caused the United States to institute a draft registration. As the war continued to drag on, they instituted their third and final draft registration. This added men who were between the ages of 18 and 21, and 31 to 45 years of age. It included younger men than the previous registrations, those who were born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900; and added an older group of men, born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Virgil Ivy Cragar Sr. filled out a draft card on 12 September 1918 in Perry, Perry County, Arkansas, USA. He was employed as a machine operator at B.E. Cragar. He was described as medium height and medium build, with brown eyes and black hair.2

     Virgil Ivy Cragar Sr. married Ruth Violet Liles, daughter of Jesse Robert Liles and Jessie Lee Isola Reeder, in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas, USA, on 9 April 1921.1
     Virgil Ivy Cragar Sr. was a postmaster.1
Last Edited=11 February 2009

Child of Virgil Ivy Cragar Sr. and Ruth Violet Liles


  1. [S78] William Herrell (#128), "Bill Herrell's Genealogy Records (copy)" (New Haven, Missouri). Supplied by Mike Herrell - 1991 . Hereinafter cited as "Bill Herrell Records."
  2. [S299] "Cragar (#467), Virgil - WWI Draft Registration";; unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration."