♀ Margaret Cravens

1814 - 1906

 

Mary, Conley

Margaret Cravens
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Parents
John C Cravens
John C Cravens
1760 - 1850
Mary Carlyle
Mary Carlyle
1773 - 1866
Spouse
Children
William Washington Jenkins
William W Jenkins
1838 - 1919
David Cravens Jenkins
David Cravens Jenkins
1840 - 1871
Mary Melvina Jenkins
Mary Melvina Jenkins
1841 - 1925
Eleven Jenkins
Eleven Jenkins
1843 - 1924
John Seldon Jenkins
John Seldon Jenkins
1845 - 1922
Rodney King Jenkins
Rodney King Jenkins
1848 - 1891
Priscilla Ann Jenkins
Priscilla Ann Jenkins
1852 - 1918
Siblings

Margaret and Jeremiah were married for 60 years, and had five sons and four daughters.  She was married previously to a Michael Conley.  Her sister Martha married Jeremiah's brother, George Washington Jenkins.

1814


Jun 24
1814 • The First Treaty of Paris is signed returning France's borders to their 1792 extent. Napoleon is exiled to Elba on the same day.

1836


May 25
Age: 21y

marriage


Jeremiah Franklin Jenkins
Kentucky, USA ⇓
A David Cravens signed their marriage contract.
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1836 • Colony of South Australia founded by Captain John Hindmarsh

1838


Aug 1
Age: 24y

1840


Age: 25y
1840 Louis Agassiz publishes his Etudes sur les glaciers ("Study on Glaciers", 2 volumes), the first major scientific work to propose that the Earth has seen an ice age.

1840


Mar 5
Age: 25y

1841


Nov 28
Age: 27y

1845


Nov 26
Age: 31y
1845 • The New York Herald becomes the first newspaper to mention the game of baseball.

1848


Feb 20
Age: 33y
1848 Young Irelander Rebellion: a nationalist revolt in County Tipperary against British rule is put down by the Irish Constabulary.

1852


Jan 1
Age: 37y
1852 Phi Mu Sorority was founded in Macon Georgia

1854


Apr 10
Age: 39y
1854 • The United States packet ship Powhattan is wrecked off the New Jersey shore with more than 200 + victims.

1856


Mar 24
Age: 41y
1856 Borax deposits are discovered in large quantities by John Veatch.

1860


Aug 9
Age: 46y
1860 • In New Granada (modern-day Colombia) the southern state of Cauca secedes from the central government in protest at the suggestion of increase of presidential powers; Magdalena and Bolívar join it.

1861


Age: 46y
1861 • Italian unification: The Kingdom of Italy is proclaimed by the new Parliament, with Victor Emmanuel II of Piedmont-Sardinia becoming its king.

1900


Age: 85y
1900 Second Boer War: British troops are defeated by the Boers at Ladysmith.

1900


Age: 85y
Margaret Cravens - 1900 United States Federal Census

residence


Marshall, Saline, Missouri, USA ⇓
Living with her son John, who was a gardener. Both her parents are listed as being born in Virginia.
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1900 L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is published in Chicago, the first of Baum's Oz books chronicling the fictional Land of Oz for children.

1906


Oct 16
Age: 92y
1906 • An aeroplane of Alberto Santos-Dumont takes off at Bagatelle in France and flies 60 meters (200 feet). This is the first officially recorded powered flight in Europe.

1906

1906 Traian Vuia makes a short flight in a self-propelled, heavier-than-air aircraft.

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