Edna Grace Craven

12 December 1894–June 1981 (Age 86)
Latrobe, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edna Grace

When Edna Grace Craven was born on 12 December 1894, in Latrobe, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George B. Craven, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Biggard, was 33. She married Jacob Roy Buzzard on 28 December 1913, in Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died in June 1981, in Madison, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Roy Buzzard
Edna Grace Craven
Marriage: 28 December 1913

Spouse and Children

28 December 1913
Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George B. Craven


    Elizabeth Ann Biggard




    Cora Jane Craven


    Harry W Craven


    Alice May Cravan



    Paul Franklin Craven


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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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Crabháin (County Galway) or Mac Crabháin (Louth, Monaghan) ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Crabhán’.2 English: regional name from the district of West Yorkshire so called, 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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Sources (3)

  • Edna Bussard in household of Roy Bussard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna G Bussard in household of Jacob R Bussard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Cravan in household of Geo Cravan, "United States Census, 1900"

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