Ethel M Craig

4 October 1894–13 September 1985 (Age 91)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of Ethel M

When Ethel M Craig was born on 4 October 1894, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, her father, Robert Craig, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Eggenberger, was 27. She married Ephraim Isaiah Barr on 27 March 1916, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wea, Miami, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Raymore, Cass, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 September 1985, in Buffalo, Dallas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Belton, Cass, Missouri, United States.

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Ephraim Isaiah Barr
Ethel M Craig
Marriage: 27 March 1916
Thelma Juanita Barr
Robert E. Barr

Spouse and Children

27 March 1916
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 4

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

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

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a steep or precipitous rock, from Gaelic creag, a word that has been borrowed in Middle English as crag(g).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel M Craig in household of Robert Craig, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Craig in household of Robert Craig, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethel M Barr in household of Ephram I Barr, "United States Census, 1930"

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