Laura Ann Crafton

27 November 1877–12 April 1961 (Age 83)
Sidney, Sharp, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Laura Ann

When Laura Ann Crafton was born on 27 November 1877, in Sidney, Sharp, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Wiley Crafton, was 27 and her mother, Mary Derena Meeker, was 24. She married Ivan Salvanna Peckenpaugh on 5 July 1908, in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She died on 12 April 1961, in Fairland, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fairland Cemetery, Fairland, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Ivan Salvanna Peckenpaugh
Laura Ann Crafton
Marriage: 5 July 1908
Anna Dee Peckenpaugh
Grace L Peckenpaugh
Alma Ella Mae Peckenpaugh
Inola Arlene Peckenpaugh
Vyeva Opal Peckenpaugh

Spouse and Children

5 July 1908
Anderson, McDonald, Missouri, United States


    Anna Dee Peckenpaugh


    Grace L Peckenpaugh


    Alma Ella Mae Peckenpaugh


    Inola Arlene Peckenpaugh


    Vyeva Opal Peckenpaugh


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Sharp, Arkansas, United States
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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crafton in Buckinghamshire, named in Old English as ‘the estate (tūn) where wild saffron (croh) grew’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lara Peckenpaugh in household of Juan Peckenpaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Peedenpaugh in household of Ivan Peedenpaugh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura A Peckenpaugh in household of Ivan S Peckenpaugh, "United States Census, 1940"

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