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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
December 24, 1814 War of 1812: The Treaty of Ghent is signed, officially ending the war.

1836


May 25
Age: 21y

marriage


Jeremiah Franklin Jenkins
Kentucky, USA ⇓
A David Cravens signed their marriage contract.
1 Source ⇓

1838


Aug 1
Age: 24y

birth of child


William Washington Jenkins
Bullitt County, Kentucky, USA ⇓
1 Source ⇓
1838 • Lord Durham and his entourage arrive in Upper Canada to investigate the cause of the 1837 rebellion in that province. This leads to Durham submitting the Durham Report to Britain.

1840


Age: 25y
Jeremiah Franklin Jenkins - 1840 United States Federal Census

residence


West Divison, Nelson, Kentucky, USA ⇓
There is a David Cravens living right next door.
1 Source ⇓
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
October 14, 1840 Maronite leader Bashir Shihab II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.

1841


Nov 28
Age: 27y

1843


Sep 10
Age: 29y
February 6, 1843 • The Virginia Minstrels perform the first minstrel show, at the Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City.

1845


Nov 26
Age: 31y

1848


Feb 20
Age: 33y

birth of child


Rodney King Jenkins
Nelson, Kentucky, USA ⇓
1 Source ⇓
1848 • The Independent Republic of Yucatán joins Mexico in exchange for Mexican help in suppressing a revolt by the indigenous Maya population.

1852


Jan 1
Age: 37y

birth of child


Priscilla Ann Jenkins
Nelson, Kentucky, USA ⇓
1 Source ⇓
September 24, 1852 • French engineer Henri Giffard made the first airship trip from Paris to Trappes.

1854


Apr 10
Age: 39y

birth of child


Harriet Madison Jenkins
Nelson, Kentucky, USA ⇓
1 Source ⇓

1856


Mar 24
Age: 41y
March 6, 1856 Maryland Agricultural College (present-day University of Maryland, College Park) is chartered.

1861


Age: 46y
1861 • American Civil War: Texas is admitted to the Confederate States of America.

1900


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

residence


Marshall, Saline, Missouri, USA ⇓
She was living with her son, John Seldon.
1 Source ⇓
May 31, 1900 Boxer Rebellion: Peacekeepers from various European countries arrive in China where they join with Japanese forces.

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.
1 Source ⇓
May 21, 1900 Russia invades Manchuria.

1906


Oct 16
Age: 92y
October 23, 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

September 30, 1906 • The first Gordon Bennett Cup in ballooning is held, starting in Paris. The winning team, piloting the balloon United States, lands in Fylingdales, Yorkshire, England.