♀ Margaret Cravens

1814 - 1906


Mary, Conley

Margaret Cravens
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John C Cravens
John C Cravens
1760 - 1850
Mary Carlyle
Mary Carlyle
1773 - 1866
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

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.


May 25
Age: 21y


Jeremiah Franklin Jenkins
Kentucky, USA ⇓
A David Cravens signed their marriage contract.
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1836 • The Alamo begins with an American settler army surrounded by the Mexican Army under Santa Anna.


Aug 1
Age: 24y
1838 Grace Darling and her father rescue thirteen survivors from the SS Forfarshire off the Farne Islands.


Age: 25y
1840 • The first English translation of Goethe's Theory of Colours by Charles Eastlake is published.


Mar 5
Age: 25y


Nov 28
Age: 27y
1841 Fordham University is founded in The Bronx by the Society of Jesus. Its name at its founding is St. John's College.


Sep 10
Age: 29y
1843 Wairau Affray in the South Island of New Zealand: An armed posse of British settlers sent to arrest Māori chief Te Rauparaha clash with members of his Ngāti Toa tribe, resulting in 26 deaths


Nov 26
Age: 31y
1845 • The New York Morning News becomes the first newspaper to include a box-score of a baseball game.


Age: 35y
1850 • The transportation of British convicts to Western Australia begins, as the transportation of British convicts to other parts of Australia is phased out, when the ship Scindian arrives in Fremantle with 75 male prisoners.


Jan 1
Age: 37y
1852 • The Devil's Island penal colony was opened.


Apr 10
Age: 39y


Mar 24
Age: 41y


Age: 46y
1861 • American Civil War: The first major battle west of the Mississippi River, the Battle of Wilson's Creek, is fought, with a Confederate victory.


Age: 55y


Age: 85y
1900 • The arrival of a Russian naval fleet in Korea causes concern to the Imperial Japanese government.


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


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 • Philippine–American War: Filipinos under Juan Cailles defeat the Americans under Colonel Benjamin F. Cheatham at Mabitac.


Oct 16
Age: 92y
1906 • The Grand Duchy of Finland becomes the first nation to include the right of women to stand as candidates when it adopts universal suffrage.


1906 • The Simplo Filler Pen company is founded, later to become the Montblanc Company.