Elisha Cragun

3 August 1849–2 April 1903 (Age 53)
Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Elisha

When Elisha Cragun was born on 3 August 1849, in Kansas, United States, his father, James Cragun, was 35 and his mother, Eleanor Lane, was 31. He married Margaret Maria Lawson on 22 February 1874, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 2 April 1903, in Caliente, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Cragun
Margaret Maria Lawson
Marriage: 22 February 1874
James Reno Cragun
Edna Cragun Dennett
Lida Cragun

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 February 1874St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
    Age 7
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Scottish Craigen . Compare Cragin .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Elisha Cragin in household of James Cragin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elisha Cragun in entry for James R Cragun, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elisha Cragun in household of James Cregan, "United States Census, 1850"

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