Mary Craver

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

The Life 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

1 March 1877
Union, Illinois, United States


    Dale or Dollie M Niebauer


    Dora Neibauer


    John H. Neibauer


Parents and Siblings

    Levi Craver


    Elizabeth Lavinia Hess




    Emily Craver



    Jane Craver


    Adolphus Craver


    Ann Craver


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of the North German occupational name Grever, a variant of Gräber ( see Graber ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Craver in household of Elizabeth Craver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Craner in household of Levi Craner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Neibauer in household of Frank Neibauer, "United States Census, 1880"

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