Claude Cravens

2 April 1900–21 March 1985 (Age 85)
Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life of Claude

When Claude Cravens was born on 2 April 1900, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, his father, James Jesse Craven, was 31 and his mother, Cora Louella Walton, was 29. He married Lorene Sons on 2 September 1919, in Wayne City, Wayne, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Pike Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Fairfield Twp, Wayne, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 21 March 1985, at the age of 84, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Grover Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Cravens
Lorene Sons
Marriage: 2 September 1919
Phyllis L. Cravens
Child Cravens
Ruth C Cravens
Betty Lee Cravens

Spouse and Children

2 September 1919
Wayne City, Wayne, Illinois, United States



    Child Cravens



    Betty Lee Cravens


Parents and Siblings


    Cora Louella Walton




    Oliver Earl Cravens


    Ira W Cravens


    Earl Oliver Cravens


    George Walton Cravens



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 10

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Variant of English and Irish Craven .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Claude Cremeens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cravens in household of James Cravens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claudia Cravens, "United States Census, 1920"

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