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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
February 18, 1814 Battle of Montereau: Napoleon is victorious against Austrian forces.

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 ⇓
January 21, 1838 • The first known report about the lowest temperature on Earth was made, indicating −60 °C (−76 °F) in Yakutsk.

1840


Age: 25y

1840


Mar 5
Age: 25y
April 15, 1840 King's College Hospital opens in London.

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 ⇓
July 5, 1852 Frederick Douglass delivered his famous speech "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" in Rochester, New York.

1854


Apr 10
Age: 39y

birth of child


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

1856


Mar 24
Age: 41y
July 17, 1856 The Great Train Wreck (the worst railroad calamity in the world to date) occurs near Philadelphia, PA, USA.

1861


Age: 46y
1861 Taiping Rebellion: French and Imperial Chinese troops defeat Taiping forces at the Battle of Shanghai.

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 ⇓
February 5, 1900 • The United Kingdom and the United States sign a treaty for the building of a Central American shipping canal across Central America in Nicaragua.

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 24, 1900 Second Boer War: The British annex the Orange Free State as the Orange River Colony.

1906


Oct 16
Age: 92y
December 24, 1906 Reginald Fessenden makes the first radio broadcast: a poetry reading, a violin solo, and a speech.

1906

July 6, 1906 • The Second Geneva Convention meets.