John Jacob Craker

26 November 1871–9 March 1953 (Age 81)
Buchanan Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Jacob

When John Jacob Craker was born on 26 November 1871, in Buchanan Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States, his father, William Fulton Craker, was 58 and his mother, Trinvilla Williams, was 27. He married Lois Ann Boals on 1 July 1901, in Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Washington Township, Greene, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 March 1953, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Washington Township, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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John Jacob Craker
Lois Ann Boals
Marriage: 1 July 1901
Grace Valeria Craker
Thelma Norene Craker
Lucy Trinvilla Craker

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    Lois Ann Boals


1 July 1901
Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Crocker 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John J Craker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John J Crakes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J J Craker, "United States Census, 1940"

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