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The Craven(s) Family Historyİ

 

revised 26 AUGUST 2009

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Aaron Asbury Cravens, First child of James Addison Cravens and Susan Hardin.  born abt 1844.  
Abigail Cravens, born in 1808, 10th child of William Cravens and Mary Lamma of Augusta, Virginia.  Husband was known as Squire Stiles.
Abigail Cravens, 5th child of Robert Cravens and Hester Harrison.  Husband's first name is unknown.  Surname is Hays. Abigail died in Mississippi.
Abraham Cravens, 2nd child of Abraham Cravens and Mary Gilliham of Christian County, Kentucky.  Born after 1756.  
Ada Sue Cravens, 6th child of James Cravens and Susan Pollard Dawson
Agnes Cravens, 3rd child of Robert Cravens and Mary Harrison.  Born in Augusta, Virginia.  Married John McGill about 1751.
Alexander Cravens, 4th child of John Robert Cravens and Drusilla Lanier
Alice Craven, second daughter of Sir Thomas Craven and Anne Procter.  She married William Topham, Esq.
Amanda Fitzallen Cravens, 6th child of Joseph Cravens and Mary Nickel.  Born in 1804 in Rockingham, Virginia.  Died in 1884 in Indiana.  Married Jacob R. Kennerly.  Children:  Joseph Robert, Virginia Ann, and James Thomas.
Amanda Medora Cravens, 5th child of James H. Cravens and Sophia Capito.  Born in 1841 in Indiana.  Died:  in 1870.  Married John Henry Ewing in 1869.  One known child:  Mary Cravens Ewing.
Ann Cravens 4th child of James Cravens and Ann Love.  Husband's surname was Roberts.
Ann Craven, daughter of Robert Craven of England and Ann of New Jersey.  Born in 1670.  Ann married Isaac Warner October 30, 1962 in Philadelphia, PA.
Ann Craven, daughter of Thomas Craven (1721 Salem).  Mother unknown.  Married to Benjamin Ruge of Salem on March 30, 1731. 
Anna Cravens, 5th child of James Addison Cravens and Susan Hardin.  born about 1848.  Died as a young woman.
Anne Craven daughter of William Craven and Mary Clapham of England.  Born:  February 1683/84
Sir Anthony, second son of Margaret Craven and Thomas Craven.
Sir Anthony Craven, second son of William Craven and Beatrix, daughter of John Hunter. Sir Anthony had only one son, Sir Thomas Craven.
Anthony Craven.  Born about 1851
Anthony Craven, son of Robert Craven and Mary Brockdon.  Date of birth unknown.  Born in Spersholt, Berkshire, England.  Married Elizabeth Pelnets of Marks Germany.  He died in 1670.
Anthony Craven, tenth child of William Craven of England and Mary Clapham.  Born:  December 16, 1679.

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Benjamin Cravens - 2nd child of William Cravens and Jean Harrison.  Married Margaret Blackburn.
Benjamin Harrison Cravens- 2nd child of James Cravens and Susan Hardin.  Born about 1845.
Betsy Cravens, 5th child of James Cravens and Mary Gilliham.

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Catherine Cravens, 2nd child of Jesse Roddy Cravens and Mary Ellen Brown
Catherine Cravens.  Born 4 December 1861

Charles Craven, 13th child of Sir William Craven and Mary. He was born in 1682 and died 26 December 1754. He married Elizabeth Staples. They had the following children:

  1. Charles Craven
  2. John Craven
  3. Robert Craven
  4. Elizabeth Craven

Charles was constituted governor of Carolina in the reign of Queen Anne in 1712 as replacement for Gov. Tynte. He was already in Carolina and had been appointed Secretary of the Province. He participated in the fighting against the Indian uprising and the massacre of St. Bartholomew's. Upon the death of his brother, Anthony, in England, he was given permission to return to England, which he did 25 April 1716.

Charles Craven, first child of Charles Craven and Elizabeth. would have been born early1700s.  Sister was born in 1720.  
Charles Craven, 12th child of William Craven and Mary Clapham.  Born May 06, 1682 in England.  Married Elizabeth Staples, date unknown.  Children:  Charles, John, Robert, and Elizabeth.
Charles L. Cravens, 7th child of John Robert Cravens (1819) and Drusilla Lanier
Christopher Craven 9th son of William Craven and Mary Clapham.  Born May 07, 1675
Clara Marie Cravens of Missouri, born about 1878.  died 1912 in Missouri.  Married to Carroll McDonald Stinnett.  Children still living.
Corrine Cravens, 4th child of Edgar Holmes Cravens (1840) and Love Keene

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Daisy Rutherford Cravens born April 29, 1875.  8th child of William Murphy Cravens and Mary Eloise Rutherford
Dean Douglas Cravens, 5th child of Edgar Holmes Cravens (1840) and Love Keene.
Dorothy Cravens, 5th child of James Cravens and Ann Love.  Married to Thomas Ball.
Dorothy Craven, fifth, child of John Craven and Maria R. Green.
Dorothy Craven.  Born about 1697
Drusilla Lanier Cravens, 10th child of John Robert Cravens and Drusilla Lanier.  
Du Val Garland Cravens, 6th child of William Murphy Cravens and Mary Eloise Rutherford.  Born April 20, 1875 in Arkansas.  Died in Tennessee.  Married Florence Lileen Fain, June 21, 1905 in Bristol Tennessee.
Du Val Garland Cravens, 1st child of Du Val Garland Cravens and Florence Lileen Fain.  Born August 17, 1906 in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Edgar Holmes Cravens, 9th child of John Cravens and Ruhama Chapline.  Born in 1840 in Missouri and died in Missouri.  Married Love Keene in 1873 in Davies Co., Missouri.  Children:  Effie, John Marshall, Roberta, Corrine and Dean Douglas.
Edward Cravens, 3rd child of Junius Edward Cravens of Indiana and Emile S. Stewart.  Edward was born in 1874
Effie Cravens, 1st child of Edgar Holmes Cravens and Love Keene.  
Eleanor Cravens, 4th child of Robert Cravens and Hester Harrison.  Born in Mississippi.  Husband's surname was Hawkins.
Eleanor Cravens, 6th child of William Cravens and Mary Lamma.  born in 1791 in Christian County, Kentucky.  She died in Missouri.  Eleanor married Henry Straim.  Children:  David and Mary.
Elijah Cravens, 1st child of James Cravens  (1745) and Mary Gilliham
Elijah Cravens, born:  September 09, 1819.  2nd child of William Henry Cravens and Mary McComb.
Elijah G. Cravens. Born 20 October 1867
Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Craven of Lenwick and Mary Daughter of Ferdinand, Lord Viscount of Fairfax married Theophilus Leigh Esq.
Elizabeth Craven, sixth child of William Craven and Mary Clapham of England, born September 01, 1670
Elizabeth Cravens, 6th child of James Cravens and Ann Love
Elizabeth Cravens, 2nd child of Jeremiah Cravens and Margaret Harrison of Virginia.  She married Robert Harrison in Christian County, Kentucky.
Elizabeth Cravens, 4th child of Robert Cravens and Mary Harrison of Oyster Bay, New Jersey.  Married to Jacob Miller.
Elizabeth Craven, second daughter of Thomas Craven
Elizabeth Craven, First born of William Craven and Elizabeth Berkely
Elizabeth Cravens, 4th child of William Cravens and Mary Lamma of Virginia.  She married Moses Vandiver.
Elizabeth Craven, fourth child of Charles Craven and Elizabeth Staples. She was born in December 30, 1720
Elizabeth Cravens, seventh child of Robert Cravens and Hester Harrison.  Born in 1763 in Augusta, Virginia, she died in 1839 in Rockingham, Virginia.  She married Benjamin Smith.
Elizabeth Cravens, 4th child of William Henry Cravens and Mary McComb.  She was born December 12, 1824.
Elizabeth Cravens, 4th child of Jeremiah Cravens and Kiturah Murphy.  She was born February 13, 1825 and died October 02, 1825
Elizabeth Cravens, 4th child of Robert Cravens and Catherine Roddy.  she was born in 1834 in Tennessee and died in 1885.  Elizabeth married George W. Lyle in 1854.  They had one known child, Kate Lylel.
Elizabeth Gardner Cravens, 6th child of John Robert Cravens and Drusilla Lanier.  she married W. R. Davidson.  
Elizabeth Wirt Cravens, 3rd child of Jeremiah Chapline Cravens and Annie Desloge Smith of Missouri and Arkansas.  Born:  August 29, 1870
Ella Cravens, 3rd child of James Addison Cravens and Susan Hardin.  She was born about 1851.
Eloise Kiturah Cravens, 2nd child of William Murphy Cravens and Mary Eloise Rutherford.  She was born October 05, 1864 and died October 21, 1865 
Emily Cravens.  Born 15 September 185
Ethel Linda Cravens, daughter of John Gooch Cravens and Julia Ann Settle of Kentucky. 0 She was born May 30, 1887 in Calhoon, Kentucky.  She married Tomas Jones Hallmark.

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Fannie Elizabeth Cravens, 1st child of Robert Oscar Cravens and Mary Jane Robinson.  Born September 23, 1870, in Sacramento, California.  Died:  July 23, 1892
Finis Cravens, 9th child of William Cravens and Mary Lamma.  Born in 1806.  Married Susan McFadden in 1830 in Missouri.
Frances Catlett Cravens, 4th child of John Kenney Cravens of Indiana and Fannie Catlett Frame.
Frank Cravens, 2nd child of James Cravens and Susan Pollard Dawson.  Date of birth estimated around 1840.
Franklin Cravens, 11th child of John Robert Cravens of Indiana and Drusilla Lanier
Fulwar Craven, Second child of William Craven (1668) and Elizabeth Skipwith of Combe-Abbey, Warwickshire, England 

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George Cravens, 4th child of James Cravens (1745) of Kentucky and Mary Gilliham.  
George A. Cravens, born in 1873.  5th child of James R. Cravens and Mary Drucilla Lyle of Tennessee.
George Junius Cravens, born in 1869.  1st child of John Oscar Cravens and Margaret Hite of Indiana.
George L. Cravens, only known child of Jesse Cravens and Hester Cravens.  (1700s)
George W. Cravens, born in 1872.  2nd child of Junius Edward Cravens of Indiana and Emile S. Stewart 
Georgianna Craven, fifth child of William Craven and Eleanor Berkeley
Gershom Cravens, born:  December 22, 1826 in Christian County, Kentucky.  Died:  February 13, 1871 in Fannin, Texas.  Married Zerelda Darnall.  5th child of William Henry Cravens of North Carolina and Mary McComb.

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Hannah Cravens, 1st child of William Cravens and Jean Harrison of Virginia..  Married William Shanks.
Hannah Cravens, second child of John Cravens and his wife Margaret was born in 1762.  Died:  November 01, 1841 in Augusta County, West Virginia.  She married Jonathan Evans in June of 1779 in Rockingham County, Virginia.  . Children:  James C., William, Jonathan A.,  Robert H., John, Evan,  Hannah and Margaret Ann.  Hannah Evans lived with her children after the death of her husband and is buried in the Meadowcreek Cemetery with Samuel and Margaret.  Children:  James C., William, Jonathan A., Robert H. John, Evan, Hannah and Margaret Ann.


Will of Hannah Evans:

I, Hanna Evans of the county of Greene and state of Tennessee do hereby make my last will and Testiment in manner and form following that is 

1st- I desire that after my death all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.
2nd - I will and bequeath to my son John Evans one dollar
3rd - I will and bequeath to my son Evan Evans one dollar
4th I will and bequeath to my son Robert Evans one dollar
5th I will and bequeath to my son Jonathon Evans one dollar
6th I will and bequeath to my son William Evans one dollar
7th I will and bequeath to my son James C. Evans one dollar
8th I will and bequeath to my son-in-law Charles Love one dollar
9th I bequeath to my daughter, Hannah Love, one dollar 

And this is all they shall ever inherit from my estate
10th I will and bequeath to my daughter Peggy Ann Evans all my estate and property both real and perishable - and lastly I do constitute and appoint my sons Evan and William Evans Executors of this my last will and testiment hereby revoking all other former wills Testiments by me hereafter made. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty-seventh day of April one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one" Signed by Hanah Evans (and sealed). George Foute, CGC by Val. Sevier, DO

Thomas Magill, Nathaniel Magill, James Magill's names also appear. A copy interlined before signed.

Harriet Ophelia Cravens (may be same as next entry.)
Harriet Cravens, born September 30, 1822.  3rd child of William Henry Cravens (1790) of North Carolina and Mary McComb.
Harriet Cravens, born 19 april 1852
Harry Otis Cravens, 4th child of James Cravens (1822) and Susan Pollard Dawson.
Henderson Cravens, Born:  August 17, 1826.  Died:  October 26, 1826.  5th child of Jeremiah Cravens (1796) of Kentucky and Kiturah Murphy.
Henry Craven, second child of John Craven and Maria R. Green.

Henry Craven was the son of William Craven and Beatrix. He married a woman by the last name of Sherwin. This would be in the late 1500s. He resided at Appletreewich and had three sons. They are:

  1. William Craven
  2. Thomas Craven
  3. Robert Craven husband of Mary Brockden
Henry Craven, son of Robert Craven and Mary Brockden.  1608-1634
Henry Craven.  Born about 1695
Henry Craven, Born 11 December 1680
Henry Cravens, 1st child of James R. Cravens (1836) of Tennessee and Mary Drucilla Lyle.
Henry Augustus Craven, 6th child of William Craven and Elizabeth Berkely
Henry McCombs Cravens, born January 04, 1814.  1st child of William Henry Cravens of North Carolina and Mary McComb.
Hester Cravens, 1st child of Jeremiah Cravens and Margaret Harrison.  Hester was born in Rockingham, Virginia and died (possibly Missouri).  She married Jesse Cravens (1700).  One known child:  George L. Cravens.

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Irene Lee Cravens, born August 02, 1872:  4th child of Jeremiah Chapline Cravens of Saline county, Missouri and Annie Desloge Smith.

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James Cravens, 1st child of Jesse Roddy Cravens of Tennessee and Mary Ellen Brown.
James Cravens, 4th child of William Cravens (1723) of Delaware and Jane Harrison.
James Cravens, sixth child of John Cravens and Margaret Hiatt, was born 12 April, 1773. He died in 1821. He married Ann (Nancy) Love in 1797 (daughter of Thomas Love of Tennessee) He removed before marriage to Green County Tennessee and then to Selma Alabama. It is thought Hannah was visiting them when she met and married Jonathan Evans.
James Cravens, born:  April 12, 1773 in Augusta County, Virginia.  Died:  1821 in Selma, Alabama.  6th child of John Cravens and Margaret Hiatt.  Married Ann Nancy Love 1797 in Greene County, Tennessee.  Children:  Mary, Margaret, Elizabeth, Sarah, Ann, Dorothy, Martha and Robert.
James Cravens, 1745. Died 1795 in Christian County, Kentucky.  Father:  Joseph Cravens.  Married:  Mary Gilliham (1750-1863) in 1765.  Children:  Elijah, Abraham, Robert, George, Betsy and William Henry.
James Harrison, born:  1802 in Rockingham, Virginia.  Died:  February 1895. Buried in Ripley County, Indiana.  5th child of Joseph Cravens and Mary Nickel.  Married:  Sophia Capito.  Children:  James William, Joseph Robert, John Oscar, John Kenney, Amanda Medora, and Junius Edward.
James Cravens, born:  December 20, 1822.  Died:  August 14, 1883.  2nd child of Jeremiah Cravens (1796) and Kiturah Murphy.  Married Susan Pollard Dawson on June 10, 1850.  Children:  Jerry, Frank, Lucille Ellen, Harry Otis, Samuel Thompson, Ann Sue and James Rains.
James Addison Cravens, Born 1818 in Rockingham, Virginia.  Died:  June 20, 1893 in Hardinsburg, Indiana and buried in the Hardinsburg Cemetery.  Child of John Cravens:  (1794) of Rockingham, Virginia and Ann C. Newman.  Married Susan Hardin in 1843.  Children:  Aaron Asbury, Benjamin Harrison, Margaret Ellen, Virginia E., Anna, John Robert, Susan and Ella.
James Harrison Cravens, 1st child of John Kenney Cravens (1838) of Ripley County, Indiana and Fannie Catlett Frame
James Lanier Cravens, 3rd child of John Robert Cravens of Indiana and Drusilla Lanier
James R. Cravens, born: 1836 in Tennessee.  5th child of Robert Cravens ( 1805) of Rockingham Virginia and Catherine Roddy.  He is believed to have died in Georgia.  He married Harriet Rogers.  Children:  Robert Spencer and Mary.

2nd wife:  Mary Drucilla Lyle.  Children:  Henry, Jesse, Ruth L., James R. George A. Marvin L. and Lucy E.

James R. Cravens, born in 1871.  4th child of James R. Cravens and Mary Drucilla Lyle.
James Rains Cravens, born: January 18, 1862.  Died: September 17, 1936.  7th child of James Cravens and Susan Pollard Dawson.  Married Augusta Tuttle Ferguson.  two children -possibly still living.
James Rorick Cravens, born:  April 15, 1903.  Died:  January 18, 1929.  Wife and children possibly still living.  2nd child of James Rains Cravens and Augusta Tuttle Ferguson.
James William Cravens, born in 1827 in Pendleton Co., West Virginia.  Died in Indiana.  1st child of James Harrison Cravens and Sophia Capito.  Married Mary F. Short.
Jere Morton Cravens.  Born 25 October, 1866 in Arkansas
Jeremiah Cravens Married to Margaret Cravens of South Carolina.  Married in Kentucky
Jeremiah Cravens.  Born 1762 in Saline County, Missouri.  died in 1832 in Springfield, Missouri
Jeremiah Cravens.  Born in 1796 in Christian County, Kentucky.  Died in Missouri
Jeremiah Chapline Cravens, Born in 1838 in Arkansas.  Died in Arkansas
Jeremiah Desloge Cravens, Born 19 January 1876
Jeremiah Morton Cravens, Born 2 October 1901.  Died 11 January 1902
Jeremiah S. Cravens.  Born 1790
Jesse Cravens.  Born in 1700 in Christian County, Kentucky.  Died in Missouri
Jesse J. Cravens.  Born in 1799
Jesse Lamb Cravens. Born 10 April 1831
Johannes or John de Craven and Agnes of Yorkshire 1379. 
John Craven, second child of Charles Craven and Elizabeth Staples.
John Craven, 3rd child of Robert Craven and Mary Brockdon of England.
John Craven born 1485. Born in England. Wife's last name was Simpson.
John Craven, fourth child of Sir William Craven and Mary Clapman. He was born in November 23, 1673 and died in December 06, 1726. He married Maria R. Green. They had the following children: 
  1. John Craven
  2. Henry Craven
  3. Sir William Craven, 5th Lord
  4. Thomas Craven
  5. Dorothy Craven
  6. Maria R Craven
John Craven, born abt 1694 first child of John Craven and Maria R. Green. He married Mary Hickes. They had one son, Sir William Craven, 6th Lord who married Lady Elizabeth Berkeley.  

John Lord Craven Baron of Ryton, second brother to William Earl Craven. Died in 1707. Youngest son of Thomas Craven of Appletreewick near Skipton in Craven, County, York. His epitaph reads:

"Under this Weaping marble lyes the body of Sir William Craven of Winwick, Kt., youngest son of Thomas Craven of Appletreewick near Skipton in Craven in the County of Yorke, and of Margaret his wife. He was the grandson by the father's side of Anthony Craven; He was the grandson by the mother's side of Robert Craven; He was the great grandson by the father's side of William Craven and the great grandson by the mother's side of Henry Craven; which Henry Craven was brother to Sir William Craven, Kt., twice Lord Mayor of the City of London, which Lord Mayer was the father of William, late Earl of Craven and of Elizabeth Baroness of Powis, and of Mary Lady Coventry, Baroness of Aylesborough, The said Earl of Craven never married."

John Cravens, second child of Joseph Cravens and Mary Harrison, was born in 1722 in Sussex, Delaware. He married Margaret Hiatt in 1778 in Fisher Springs, Virginia.

During the revolution, Margaret furnished supplies to the army. John and Margaret had seven children:

  1. Mary Cravens, born 1760
  2. Hannah Cravens, born 1762
  3. Robert Cravens, born 1764
  4. William Cravens, born 1766
  5. Joseph Cravens, born 1769
  6. James Cravens, born 1773
  7. Margaret Cravens, born 1776
 
John Cravens:  Born 1772 in Sussex, Delaware.  Died:  July 24, 1778, Fisher Springs, Virginia.  6th child of Robert R. Cravens and Mary Harrison.  Married Margaret Harrison in about 1759.  Children:  Mary, Hannah, Robert, William, Joseph, James, and Margaret.  

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CHRONICLES OF THE Scotch-Irish Settlement IN VIRGINIA EXTRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL COURT RECORDS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY 1745-1800
CIRCUIT COURT RECORDS, SECTION "I."
JUDGMENTS.
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Cravens vs. Lanahan--O. S. 291; N. S. 103--Bill by William, Joseph, James Cravens, Peggy (Cravens), wife of Joseph Snap, children of John Cravens, who died 25th July, 1778, intestate, leaving widow Margaret and seven children, viz: Mary, Hannah, Robert, William, Joseph, James and Peggy. Administration was granted to widow and Robert Cravens, brother of John. Margaret married Dennis Lanahan. Robert Cravens, Jr., came of age about fall of 1785. He was 14 years old at death of his father, and died 10th December, 1793, intestate, unmarried and without issue. Dennis made his will, giving a legacy to his brother Timothy. Dennis and Margaret were married 20th March, 1782. William Cravens was born 20th April, 1764; Joseph, 20th May, 1769; James, 12th April, 1773; Margaret, 26th August, 1775. Dennis says his nephew came in from Ireland, which caused him to alter his will. Robert Cravens, Sr., was seldom at home during the Revolution. William Cravens was Dennis's apprentice as mason. James was put to brick making in Staunton, but was afterwards taken to Kentucky by a relation and never returned. Administration on estate of Robert Cravens granted in Rockingham, 27th April, 1784, to Hester Cravens, the widow, and Benj. Smith, 13th September, 1816. John Ewing, aged 76 or 77 years, deposes, Wm. Herron was school teacher in 1784, 85, 86. 13th September, 1816, Phebe Ewing, aged 68, deposes. 13th September, 1816, Mary Pence, daughter of John and Phebe Ewing, aged 42 years. Her uncle, Davison. 13th September, 1816, George Argabright, aged 60, deposes. 13th September, 1816, John Hemphill, aged 57 years, was raised about 2 miles from Cravens. Robert Cravens went on McIntoshes' campaign. John is cousin of plaintiff. Hannah Cravens was married June, 1779. Mary was married same year. Mathew Boyers was a school teacher. 13th September, 1816, Col. George Huston, aged 59 years, deposes. 13th September, 1816, Samuel McWilliams, aged 50 years, deposes, he taught school in Harrisonburg in 1787. Price was 40 sh. a year. James Cravens was his pupil. Lanahan built the Clerk's office in Pendleton about 1792. 13th September, 1816, Michael Kinser, aged 51, deposes, in 1784, when 19 years old, lived with Lanahan to learn mason's trade. 13th September, 1816, Christian Dedimer, aged 60, deposes, has lived within 2 miles of Craven's plantation for 36 or 37 years. 13th September, 1816, William Blain, aged, 54, deposes. 13th September, 1816, Joseph Birely, aged 51, deposes, his father moved to his present residence in 1784, about 1 mile from Cravens's residence. Peggy Cravens was married 1794 or 1795. 13th September, 1816, John Birely, aged 46 or 47, deposes, brother of Joseph. 13th September, 1816, Michael Dick, aged 58 years, was raised in this country. 13th September, 1816, Samuel Chandler, aged 45, deposeth, "before the arrival of Lanahan's friends (relations) from Ireland." 13th September, 1816, Elliott Rutherford, aged 46, about 28 or 29 years ago he went to school with William Cravens to one ---- Jamison, a teacher in Harrisonburg. Wm. came to school in company with Jeremiah Cravens, Wm. Cravens, son of Robert Cravens, and Dicky Dictum. 13th September, 1816, Henry I. Gambill, aged 39 years, deposes, he came to Harrisonburg in 1793. 13th September, 1816, David Laird, aged 73 years, deposes, he came to this country about 1755 or 1756. He boarded Mr. Hopkin's daughter about 1785-6-7 for nothing because she was a relation. 20th September, 1816, Bethuel Herring, aged 62 or 63 years. (It seems to have been the custom for persons near the school to board children attending school.) 20th September, 1816, Margaret Graham, aged 45 years, deposes, she was married October, 1790, and came to Harrisonburg immediately after. Her husband kept a store. Lanahan's trouble was that he frequented the billiard table too much. 20th September, 1816, Alexander Herring, aged 50 years, he went to school to Michael Mullen, who taught at a place called Fisher's Spring. Joseph and James Cravens went at same time. Joseph Bywaters aged 33 years, deposes, Dennis Lanahan had a nephew, Thomas Lanahan. 21st September, 1816, Thomas Scott, aged 70 years, deposes, Lanahan built Scot's house in 1787. 21st September, 1816, Dr. Peachy Harrison, aged 38 years, deposes, he went to the school at Fisher's Spring with Joseph and James Cravens to Mathew Bowyers. He started to school at age 4. The two Cravens boys went alternately so as to make one scholar between them. 21st September, 1816, James Kile, aged 56, deposes. 18th September, 1816, John Brock, aged 63, deposes.

John Cravens.  Born in 1794 in Rockingham, Virginia.  Died in Indiana
John Cravens.  Born in 1797 in Rockingham, Virginia.  Died in Gallatin, Davies, Missouri
John Gooch Cravens.  Born 18 December 1848
John Kenney Cravens.   Born in 1838 in Ripley county, Indiana.  Died in Missouri
John Marshall Cravens.  Born 14 December 1835.  Died 23 April 1876 in Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri
Joseph O. Cravens.  Born 11 July 1857
John Oscar Cravens.  Born in 1834 in Indiana.  Died in 1914 in Versailles, Indiana
John Paul Cravens.  Died sometime before 1899.
John Robert Cravens.  Born 11 November 1819 in Madison, Indiana.  Died in 1899 in Madison, Indiana
John Robert Cravens.  Born about 1849. 
Joseph Cravens of England. Wife's name unknown. Born in England He had a son, Robert Cravens Sr.
Joseph Craven, son of Richard Craven and Rachel, sister of Widow Smith, born 1709, Sussex, Delaware.
Joseph Cravens, M.D. was the fifth child of John Cravens and Margaret Hiatt. He was born 20 May, 1769. He died in 1842. He married Mary (Polly) Nickel 30 Nov. 1790.
Joseph Cravens.  Born in 1816.  Died in 1817.  Child of Joseph Cravens and Mary Nickel
Joseph Chapline Cravens.  Born 17 September 1829.  Died 28 May 1848 in Davies County, Missouri
Joseph Marshall Cravens.  The son of John Robert Cravens and Drusilla Lanier
Joseph Robert Cravens.  Born in 1830
Junius E. Cravens.  The son of Junius Edward Cravens and Emile S. Stewart.
Junius Edward Cravens. Born in 1844 in Indiana.  Spouse of Emile S. Stewart

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Keppel Craven, 7th child of William Craven and Elizabeth Berkeley

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Lanier Cravens.  Son of John Kenny Cravens and Fannie Catlett Frame.  Sometime around the 1850s.
Lucille Ellen Cravens Daughter of James Cravens and Susan Pollard Dawson.
Lucy E. Cravens.  Born in 1883
Lydia Cravens  Child of Robert Cravens and Catherine Roddy.  Spouse of William W. Anderson

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Maggie Cravens.  Daughter of Robert Cravens and Mary Harrison  Born in the early 1700s.
Margaret Cravens, third child of Sir Thomas Craven and Anne Procter. She married Christopher Dawson, Esq.

Margaret Craven, daughter of Robert Craven and Mary Brockden, married Sir Thomas Craven. Both were descendants of John Craven of Appletreewick. They had four children:

  1. Sir Anthony Craven
  2. Sir Robert Craven of 1632
  3. Sir William Craven of 1634
  4. Sir Richard Craven, husband of Rachel.
Margaret Craven, third child of Sir William Craven and Mary Clapman was born in 1664
Margaret Cravens.  Born in 1724 in Lewes, Sussex, Delaware.  Died in 1753.
Margaret Cravens.  Born in 1792.  Died in 1833.
Margaret Cravens, born 3 November in 1820 in Missouri.  Died 8 January 1885.
Margaret Ellen Cravens.  Born in about 1846.
Margaret Rutherford Cravens.  Born 20 January 1863.  Died 14 February 1863.
Margaretta Craven, 4th child of William Craven and Elizabeth Berkely
Maria Craven, 2nd child of William Craven and Elizabeth Berkely
Maria R. Craven, 6th child of John Craven and Rebecca Margaret Green.  born approx. 1698
Mariah Antoinette Cravens.  Born 29 June 1854.
Martha Cravens, 3rd child of William Craven and Mary Clapham of England.  Born November 01, 1667
Marvin L. Cravens.  Born in 1878.
Mary Craven, born August 13, 1665, 2nd child of William Craven and Mary Clapham of England.
Mary Craven, 3rd child of Thomas Craven of Burnsal, Craven, England and Ann Proctor.  Born abt 1630
Mary Cravens of 1760 was the first child of John Cravens and Margaret Hiatt. She was born 1760. She died before 1810. She married Josiah Harrison in 1779, son of Cap't Reuben Harrison..  Married to Sir Edmond Andros.
Mary Agnes Cravens.  Born 10 October, 1894.  Died 20 October 1900.
Mary Belle Cravens.  Born 13 May 1867
Mary Elizabeth Cravens.  Born 10 August 1848.
Mary Louise Cravens.  Daughter of John Robert Cravens and Drusilla Lanier.  Spouse of John Sage.
Mary Patricia Cravens.  Daughter of James Rorick Cravens and Mary Catherine Cullinan.  
Mary Ruhama Cravens.  Born 19 July 1880 in Sacramento, CA

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Nancy Cravens.  Date of birth unknown.  Died in 1827.  Spouse Samuel H. Thompson
Nancy Cravens.  Daughter of Jesse Roddy Cravens and Ida Miller
Nancy Cravens.  Born in 1832 in Tennessee.
Nancy Tuttle Cravens.  Daughter of James Rorick Cravens and Mary Catherine Cullinan
Nehemiah Craven, first child of Thomas Craven (1721)
Nehemiah Cravens.  Son of William Cravens and Mary Lamma.  Born after 1780
Nehemiah Cravens.   (Records also show him as possibly being Michael) son of Robert Craven and Esther Harrison.  Born in Augusta, later Rockingham, Virginia.  Died in Washington County, Missouri.  Spouse of Sallie McCullough

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Oscar Fitzallen Cravens.  Born in 1808.  Died in 1841.
Oscar Fitzallen Cravens.  Born 19 March 1843.  Died January 26, 1855 in Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri

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Paul de Craven aka Paulinus de Craven. A freeman of York in the year 1294 A.D.
Peter Craven, third child of Sir Robert Craven and Ann. He was born in 1671.

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R. L. Craven.  Born in 1873
Rachel Craven, 3rd child of Thomas Craven (1721)
Richard Cravens.  Born in 1600 in England.  Died in Salem, New Jersey.
Richard Craven, third son of Margaret Craven and Thomas Craven. 1630 Immigrant. He married Rachel, sister of the Widow Smith. They had a son, Joseph Craven, born in Sussex, Delaware in 1709.
Richard Cravens.  Born in 1648.
Richard Kerr Cravens.  Born 16 March 1869 in Arkansas 
Robert Craven, third child of Charles Craven & Elizabeth Staples
Robert Craven, 3rd child of William Craven and Elizabeth Skipwith of England
Robert Craven, born in 1574 in England,  2nd child of Henry Craven and Margaret Sherwood.  Married Mary Brockden.  Children:  Margaret, Robert, John, Anthony, Henry, William and Thomas.
Robert Craven, second child of Robert Craven (1574) and Mary Brockdon of England

Sir Robert Craven, fourth child of Margaret Craven and Thomas Craven. 1632-1672. Married Ann. They had three children:

  1. Thomas Craven, who died in 1730
  2. Ann Craven, who was born in 1670
  3. Peter Craven, who was born in 1671
Robert Craven, 8th child of William Craven and Mary Clapham.  Born December 03, 1674 in England.
Robert Cravens of 1764 was the third child of Jonathan Cravens and Margaret Hiatt.   He died in 1793 and was never married.
Robert Cravens.  Born in 1794 in Rockingham, Virginia.  Died in 1821 in Madison, Indiana.
Robert Cravens.  Born in 1805 in Rockingham, Virginia.  Died near Chatanooga, Tennessee
Robert D. Craven, Rector of Bolton, near Bowland in Yorkshire in 1304
Robert Oscar Cravens.  Born in 1827 in Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia.  Died in California.
Robert Oscar Cravens. 4 February 1874
Robert R. Cravens.  Born 1698 in Kent County, Delaware.  Died in May of 1762 in Augusta, Later Rockingham County, Virginia

Robert R. Cravens Sr. was the son of Joseph Cravens. He married Mary Harrison 17 August 1721 in Harrisburg, Virginia.

The children of Robert R. Cravens and Mary Harrison are:

  1. Robert R. Cravens Jr.
  2. John Cravens
  3. William Cravens
  4. Margaret Cravens
Robert R. Cravens Jr., son of Robert R. Cravens Sr. and Mary Harrison.
Robert Spencer Cravens.  Son of James R. Cravens and Harriet Rogers.
Roberta Cravens.  Daughter of Edgar Holmes Cravens of Missouri and Love Keene of Kentucky.
Roy Cravens.  Son of Jesse Roddy Cravens and Mary Ellen Brown.
Ruth L. Cravens.  Born in 1868.  Daughter of James R. Cravens and Mary Drucilla Lyle of Tennessee.
Rutherford Rector Cravens.  Born 20 April 1875.  Son of William Murphy Cravens and Mary Eloise Rutherford of Missouri.

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Sallie Cravens .  Born in 1800.  Died in 1833
Samuel T. Cravens.  Born 8 April 1824.  Died 4 August 1851 in California
Samuel Thompson Cravens .  Son of James Cravens and Susan Pollard Dawson.  Born after 1850.
Sarah Cravens (Could also be Sarah Davis).  Spouse of Thomas Harrison of 1704.  Died in 1782 in Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia.
Sarah Amanda Cravens Born in 1832 in Franklin, West Virginia.
Susan Cravens.   Born about 1850.  
Susan Cravens.  Born 13 March 1866.
Susan Caroline Cravens. Born in 1824 in Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia.  Died in Gallatin, Daviess, Missouri.  Date of death unknown.

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Thomas Craven, son of sir Anthony Craven, married Margaret Craven, daughter of Robert Craven..  Children:  Richard and Robert
Thomas Craven, fourth child of John Craven and Maria Rebecca Green.
Thomas Craven.  Born in about 1561 in England.  Died in England
Thomas Craven, born in 1578.  Third child of Henry Craven and Margaret Sherwood of England.

Sir Thomas Craven, third son of Robert Craven and Mary Brockden, his wife. born in 1611 and died in 1682. Their children were:

  1. Mary Craven who married Sir Edmund Andros of the Isle of Guernsey.
  2. Alice Craven, who married William Topham, Esq. of Hebden, in Craven, County of York
  3. Margaret Craven, who married Christopher Dawson of Langcliff Hall, near Settle, in Craven in the county of York
  4. William Craven who married Mary, daughter of Sir Christopher Clapham of Beamsley in the county of York, Knight.
 
Thomas Craven, fifth child of Sir William Craven and Mary Clapman was born in June 14, 1670. He died in Virginia.
Thomas Craven, born about 1696.  
Thomas Craven, son of sir Robert Craven and Ann died in 1730.
Thomas Smith Cravens.  Born in 1872
Trower Cravens.  Son of Jesse Roddy Cravens and Mary Ellen Brown of Tennessee

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Virginia E. Cravens.  Born about 1847.

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Wiliam F. Cravens.  Born 15 February 1899.

William Cravens married Beatrix, daughter of John Hunter. William was the son of John Cravens of 1485. Their known children are: Henry Craven, Sir Anthony Craven and Sir William Craven

William Craven, first child of Sir William Craven, 3rd Lord and Elizabeth Skipwith. He was the 4th Lord. They had no children, so the title passed to Sir William, son of John and Maria Green.
Sir William Craven, third child of John Craven and Maria R. Green. He was the 5th Lord. He married Jane, Daughter of Rowland Berkeley.

Sir William Craven, sixth Lord, son of John Craven and Mary Hicks. He married Lady Elizabeth Berkely.

Sir William and Elizabeth had seven children:

  1. Elizabeth Craven
  2. Maria Craven
  3. William Craven
  4. Margaretta Craven
  5. Georgianna Craven
  6. Henry Augustus Craven
  7. Keppel Craven
William Cravens, Second son of William Cravens and Beatrix.  Born about 1542 in England.  Married Elizabeth Whitmore.  

Sir William Craven 1550-1616 married Elizabeth, daughter of Wm. Whittmore. Sir William was the third son of William of Appletreewick and Sheriff of London in 1601 and Lord Mayor in 1611, under the reign of Queen Elizabeth and James I, respectively. He possessed a vast fortune. He was educated at Trinity College, Oxford. Sir William and Elizabeth had two daughters and three sons.

  1. Sir William Craven, 1st Baron and only Earl
  2. John, husband of Elizabeth daughter of Lord Spencer
  3. Thomas (1617-1637)
  4. Mary, wife of Thomas, Lord Coventry
  5. Elizabeth, wife of Percy Herbert, Lord Powis
William Craven, first child of Henry Craven and Margaret Sherwood.  born approximately 1571
Sir William Craven of Lenchwick, second son of Robert Craven and Mary Brockden was born in 1610 and died in 1665. He married Mary, daughter of Ferdinand, Lord Viscount Fairfax. They had a daughter, Elizabeth Craven, who married Theophilus Leigh Esq.
William Craven, called Sir William of Winwick, eldest son of Sir William Craven was the First Baron and Only Earl (1608-1697).He was knighted at Newmarket, March 4, 1626 for his efforts in Germany and the Netherlands under Henry, Prince of Orange. He was an ardent supporter of King Charles and for this upon restoration of Charles to the throne, was advanced to Viscount, lord Craven, of Ussington, county Berks and later to Earl Craven, of Craven, county of York. He was appointed one of the Lord Proprietors, granting the province of the Carolinas, which gave name to Craven County, South Carolina 1674) and Craven County, North Carolina. The province was later divided into three counties...Berkley, Craven County and Colleton County.
Sir William of Winwick (1637-1707) first son of Margaret Crave and Thomas Craven. Married Mary Clerke of Waterford.
William Craven.  Born 26 August 1638 in England.  Died 28 October 1695 in England.

Sir William Craven (1639-1695) first son of Margaret Craven and Thomas Craven, 2nd Lord. He married Mary, daughter of Christopher Clapman.

  1. Margaret Craven of 1664
  2. Mary Craven of 1665
  3. Martha Craven of 1667
  4. Sir William Craven of 1668
  5. Thomas Craven of 1670
  6. Elizabeth Craven of 1670
  7. John Craven of 1673
  8. Robert Craven of 1674
  9. Christopher Craven of 1675
  10. Anthony Craven died in infancy 1679
  11. Henry Craven of 1680
  12. Charles Craven of 1682
  13. Anne Craven of 1684

Sir William Craven, first child of Sir William Craven and Mary Clapham. (1668-1711) He was the third Lord.  He married Elizabeth, daughter of Humberston Skipwith, Esq. They had the following children:

  1. William Craven, 4th Lord
  2. Fulwar Craven
  3. Robert Craven of 1704
  4. John Craven

Sir William was elected Lord Palatine of the Province of Carolina in 1708, during the reign of Queen Anne. He died at Combe-Abbey in Warwickshire. His wife died in childbirth of the fourth son. Sir Fulwar Skipwith was admitted to the Board of Proprietors as guardian to Lord Craven's son, his Successor, also William lord Craven, who was then an infant.  In 1732, William, Robert and John came to America. Robert settled in Pennsylvania, John located in Randolph County, South Carolina.

William Cravens.  Born in 1723 in Sussex County, Delaware.
William Cravens 1730 in Lewes, Sussex, Delaware.
William Cravens.  Born in 1764 in Augusta, Virginia.  Died in 1832 in Madison, Missouri.
Rev. William Cravens was the fourth child of John Cravens and Margaret Cravens.   He was born 2 April 1766. He died in 1826. He married Jean Harrison, daughter of Col. Benjamin Harison. They moved to Indiana.
William Cravens.  Born about 1822 in Logan County, Arkansas
William Ben Cravens.  Born 17 January 1872 in Arkansas.  Presumed to have died in Arkansas as well.
Wiliam Henry Cravens.  Born in 1790 in Burks County, North Carolina.  Died 25 January, 1842 in Triggs County, Kentucky
William Henry Cravens.  Born 25 November 1846.
William Jackson Cravens.  Born about 1840.  Son of John Robert Cravens and Drucilla Lanier of Indiana.
William James Cravens.  Born in 1833 in Franklin, West Virginia.  Died 10 August 1883 in Springfield Missouri
William M. Cravens.  Born 22 November 1892 in Houston, Texas

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Young Jackson Cravens.  Born 10 September 1815 in Davies County, Kentucky.  Died 12 May 1861 in McLean County, Kentucky.

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Zoe Louise Cravens.  Born 15 June 1879.

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