Iona Kathryn ( Katie) Cravens Asbridge

1916–2002 (Age 86)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Iona Kathryn ( Katie) Cravens

Iona Kathryn ( Katie) Cravens Asbridge was born on 14 May 1916, in Missouri, United States. She married Sherman Mallieu Cravens on 7 June 1942, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. She died on 20 May 2002, in Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Iona Kathryn ( Katie) Cravens Asbridge
Sherman Mallieu Cravens
Marriage: 7 June 1942

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7 June 1942
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 9

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 15

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 26

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Ashbridge .

Possible Related Names

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

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