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
Carrie Evelyn Welch
Marriage: 10 November 1910
Raymond W Craver
Roy Eugene Craver
Evelyn May Craver
Homer Alvis Craver

Spouse and Children


    Carrie Evelyn Welch


10 November 1910
Obion, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    George Henry Craver


    Sarah ( Sally) Henrietta Craver



    Houston Jones Craver



+12 More Children

World Events (8)


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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