Audrey Gertrude Cravens

10 May 1892–3 November 1986 (Age 94)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Audrey Gertrude

When Audrey Gertrude Cravens was born on 10 May 1892, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Elijah C Cravens, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Gregory Pettypool, was 23. She married William Hindman on 11 January 1912, in Williamson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Magisterial District 4, Trigg, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 3 November 1986, in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Herrin Precinct, Williamson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Sanford Crompton
Audrey Gertrude Cravens
Marriage: 2 March 1915
Mildred Crompton
Wilma Pauline Crompton
Robert Leroy Crompton
James Dallas Crompton
Betty June Crompton

Spouse and Children

2 March 1915
Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Elijah C Cravens


    Sarah Gregory Pettypool




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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Variant of English and Irish Craven .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Audrey Crampton in household of Roy Crampton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Audrey Crompin in household of Ray Crompin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Audrey G Cravens in household of Elige C Cravens, "United States Census, 1910"

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