Mary Craver

9 June 1843–25 April 1918 (Age 74)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Craver was born on 9 June 1843, in Illinois, United States, her father, Levi Craver, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Lavinia Hess, was 19. She married Frederick Frank Nibower on 1 March 1877, in Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Anna, Union, Illinois, United States for about 18 years. She died on 25 April 1918, in Union, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Anna, Union, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Frank Nibower
Mary Craver
Marriage: 1 March 1877
Dale or Dollie M Niebauer
Dora Neibauer
John H. Neibauer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1877Union, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Union, Illinois, United States
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Perhaps an Americanized form of North German Grever , a variant of Gräber (see Graber 1).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (13)

    • Mary Craven Neibauer in entry for John H. Neibauer, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
    • Mary Craver in household of Elizabeth Craver, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Niebauer, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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