Harlan Red Lawson Craven

Brief Life History of Harlan Red Lawson

When Harlan Red Lawson Craven was born on 12 October 1901, in Ness City, Ness, Kansas, United States, his father, Columbus Dunbar Craven, was 27 and his mother, Mary Estella McGarvey, was 25. He married Bertha Tidwell on 29 September 1926, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Marysville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Ashton Election Precinct, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 18 September 1963, in Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Pineview Cemetery, Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Harlan Red Lawson Craven
Bertha Tidwell
Marriage: 29 September 1926
Wilda Lou Craven
Genola Preal Craven
Elma June Craven
Zada Marlene Craven

Sources (32)

  • Harlan Lawson Craven, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Lawson Craven, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Harlan Lawson Craven, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.


Historical Boundaries 1906: Fremont, Idaho, United States

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Crabháin (County Galway) or Mac Crabháin (Louth, County Monaghan) ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Crabhán’.

English (northern): habitational name from the district of Craven in Yorkshire, which is probably ‘garlic place’, from a British word, the ancestor of Welsh craf ‘garlic’.

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

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