Homer Alvis Craver

19 October 1884–12 December 1961 (Age 77)
Dyer, Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Homer Alvis

When Homer Alvis Craver was born on 19 October 1884, in Dyer, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, his father, David Lindsey Craver, was 43 and his mother, Amelia Ann Casey, was 36. He married Carrie Evelyn Welch on 10 November 1910, in Obion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 21, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 12 December 1961, in Union City, Obion, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Obion County Memorial Gardens, Union City, Obion, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Alvis Craver
1884–1961
Carrie Evelyn Welch
1892–1964
Marriage: 10 November 1910
Raymond W Craver
1911–1981
Roy Eugene Craver
1912–2002
Evelyn May Craver
1915–2010
Homer Alvis Craver
1918–2004

Spouse and Children

    Male1884–1961Male

    Carrie Evelyn Welch

    Female1892–1964Female

MARRIAGE
10 November 1910
Obion, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    George Henry Craver

    Male1867–1868Male

    Sarah ( Sally) Henrietta Craver

    Female1868–1869Female

    Male1870–1946Male

    Houston Jones Craver

    Male1871–1907Male

    Male1873–1949Male

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (2)

  • Homer Crater in household of D L Crater, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Homer Alvis Craver, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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