Robert J Cragan

1891–1960 (Age 69)
Sumner, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Robert J

When Robert J Cragan was born in 1891, his father, James G. Cragan, was 41 and his mother, Loretta Jane Skidmore, was 33. He lived in Jackson Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Seventy-Six Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States in 1935. He died in 1960, in Sumner, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69.

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James G. Cragan
Loretta Jane Skidmore
Mary R Cragan
Amos Gregory Cragan
Loretta E Cragan
Robert J Cragan
Frank James Cragan
Anna Cragan

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 7
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 19
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bragáin, an unexplained name, recorded from the 12th century but now rare in Ireland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert J Cragen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert J Cragan in household of James G Cragan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert J Cragan in household of James G Cragan, "United States Census, 1930"

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