Hobert Hobson McCraw

8 November 1898–13 May 1979 (Age 80)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Hobert Hobson

When Hobert Hobson McCraw was born on 8 November 1898, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Jesse Almarene Babe McCraw, was 35 and his mother, Mary Adeline Bradley, was 36. He married Ethel Dalie Hollifield on 3 January 1929, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Saluda Township, Polk, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1979. He died on 13 May 1979, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Upward, Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Hobert Hobson McCraw
Ethel Dalie Hollifield
Marriage: 3 January 1929
Amos D. McCraw
Lawrence Dean McCraw Sr.
Mitchell Lee McCraw Sr.

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established
Age 20
Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
Age 22
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGrath , which is based on the personal name Mac Raith, of which this is a phonetic development; the -th, having been pronounced in the early period, became silent in later Gaelic. Compare McRae .

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

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Sources (17)

  • Horbert H Mccraw in household of Jessey Mccraw, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hobert H McGraw in household of Jess A McGraw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hobert Mccraw, "United States Census, 1940"

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