Thomas Calvin Cragun

28 December 1843–23 May 1909 (Age 65)
Northfield, Union Township, Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Calvin

When Thomas Calvin Cragun was born on 28 December 1843, in Northfield, Union Township, Boone, Indiana, United States, his father, James Cragun, was 29 and his mother, Eleanor Lane, was 26. He married Amelia Chambers on 2 August 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 May 1909, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Calvin Cragun
1843–1909
Amelia Chambers
1844–1916
Marriage: 2 August 1861
Calvin Cragun
1862–1939
Mary Jane Cragun
1864–1876
Amelia Ellen Cragun
1866–1876
Thomas William Cragun
1868–1923
James Alfred Cragun
1870–1937
Richard Cragun
1872–1876
Wallace Cragun
1875–1929
Elmo Elisha Cragun
1883–1884
Regenia Cragun
1885–1972
Lorin Cragun
1889–1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 8
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Scottish Craigen . Compare Cragin .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Craigen

    Sources (24)

    • Thomas Cragin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas C. Cragun in entry for Calvin Cragun, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Calvin Cragan, "United States Census, 1900"

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