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Craven Genealogy & History

Craven is an English surname from the village of Craven in Yorkshire, written in the 1086 Domesday Book as Crave. It likely comes from the Welsh craf, for garlic´┐Żespecially since Wales is not too far from Yorkshire, Craven is on the western edge of the county, close to that ancient kingdom, and the village is known for its garlic. Craven family history starts in 1284, when Paulinus de Cravene was noted as a Freeman of Yorkshire. Some noteworthy members of Craven genealogy are horror film director and writer Wes Craven, Union Admiral Thomas Craven, and International Paralympic Committee President Thomas Craven.

Craven Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Craven-- --, 1914June ,1986PA
B Doyle Craven-- --, 1932June 23,2010NC
Calhoun Craven-- --, 1909January ,1987SC
D Evon Craven-- --, 1919February ,1985PA

Craven Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Colon Craven-- --, 1919August ,1981High Point,NC
Fannie Craven-- --, 1888June ,1971Baltimore,MD
Gail Craven-- --, 1908May ,1981Ford City,PA
Hal Craven-- --, 1905September 25,1997Marion,SC

Craven Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alec CravenBeverly JonesJuly 31,1983Wake, NC
Charles CravenSylvia MakepeaceOctober 15,1955Wake, NC
David CravenLynne KirbyMay 26,1979Wake, NC
Ernest CravenOllie MccullersJanuary 10,1931Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Craven

1856th: Staples1857th: Hare
1858th: Hillman1859th: Whiting
1860th: Donohue1861st: Purvis
1862nd: Cheek1863rd: Trimble
1864th: Horvath1865th: Chu

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