Mary Craver

Brief Life History 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

Sources (13)

  • Mary Craver in household of Elizabeth Craver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Hertz, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Mary Niebauer, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1854: Union, Illinois, United States


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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