Daniel Crist Craun

12 September 1877–11 September 1958 (Age 80)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Daniel Crist

When Daniel Crist Craun was born on 12 September 1877, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Malanchton Craun, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Caroline Propes, was 44. He married Sallie Nora Miller on 14 October 1902, in Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ashby Magisterial District, Rockingham, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 September 1958, in Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Crist Craun
Sallie Nora Miller
Marriage: 14 October 1902
Dee Houston Craun
Virginia Sarah Craun
Joseph Harold Craun
Charles M. Craun
Veda Elizabeth Craun
Paul Wilson Craun
Violet Julia Craun
Olive Mae Craun

Spouse and Children

14 October 1902
Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia, United States


    Dee Houston Craun



    Joseph Harold Craun


    Charles M. Craun


    Veda Elizabeth Craun


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth S Craun


    Susan Catherine Craun


    Joseph E Craun



    Henry Harvey Craun


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 17

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 22

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Krahn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • D C Craun, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daniel C Craun, "United States Census, 1910"
  • D Christopher Craun, "United States Census, 1920"

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