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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
May 30, 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.
1 Source ⇓

1838


Aug 1
Age: 24y

birth of child


William Washington Jenkins
Bullitt County, Kentucky, USA ⇓
1 Source ⇓
May 28, 1838 Braulio Carrillo is sworn in as Head of State of Costa Rica, thus beginning his second term in office.

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 • The first known picture of Niagara Falls is taken by Hugh Lee Pattinson.

1840


Mar 5
Age: 25y
May 1, 1840 Britain issues the Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp.

1841


Nov 28
Age: 27y

1843


Sep 10
Age: 29y
1843 • Publication of Edgar Allan Poe's Gothic short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" in a Philadelphia magazine.

1845


Nov 26
Age: 31y

1848


Feb 20
Age: 33y

1852


Jan 1
Age: 37y

birth of child


Priscilla Ann Jenkins
Nelson, Kentucky, USA ⇓
1 Source ⇓
1852 Antioch College was founded. Its first president was Horace Mann.

1854


Apr 10
Age: 39y

birth of child


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

1856


Mar 24
Age: 41y
April 21, 1856 • Building workers agitate for the eight-hour day in Melbourne, Australia.

1861


Age: 46y
January 12, 1861 • American Civil War: Major Robert Anderson sends dispatches to Washington.

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 6, 1900 • The international arbitration court at The Hague is created when the Netherlands' Senate ratifies an 1899 peace conference decree.

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 31, 1900 Boxer Rebellion: Peacekeepers from various European countries arrive in China where they join with Japanese forces.

1906


Oct 16
Age: 92y
August 22, 1906 • The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.

1906

April 7, 1906 Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.