Edith Isabella Finlayson

9 February 1878–5 July 1926 (Age 48)
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Edith Isabella

When Edith Isabella Finlayson was born on 9 February 1878, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, John Laird Finlayson, was 31 and her mother, Isabella Martin Davidson, was 39. She married John Clifton Cravens on 24 November 1897, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Payson Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Payson Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 July 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Clifton Cravens
Edith Isabella Finlayson
Marriage: 24 November 1897
Anne Iona Cravens
Edith Lyle Cravens
Cora Alberta Cravens
Clifton Cravens
Trixie Joy Cravens
John Edwin Cravens
Owen Martin Cravens

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24 November 1897
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Finlay .

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

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Story Highlight

Memorial for Edith Isabella Finlayson Cravens copied from Find A Grave - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30191335

Edith Isabella Finlayson Cravens Birth: Feb. 9, 1878 Payson Utah County Utah, USA Death: Jul. 5, 1926 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Family links: Parents: John Laird Finlayson (184 …

Sources (3)

  • Edith Craven in household of Josepf Craven, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith I Cravens in household of John C Cravens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Cravens in household of John C Cravens, "United States Census, 1920"

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