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Nehemiah Andrew Cravens

Nehemiah Cravens
Full Name: Nehemiah Andrew Cravens
Birth date: September 9, 1854
Death date: June 25, 1908

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887
  • House, 18th (3) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
(1) N.A. Cravens, Jr. House Journal .
(2) Nehemiah A. Cravens, Jr. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, Nehemiah A. Cravens, "Judge N.A. Cravens Is Dead," 6/26/1908, p. 8. Born September 1854 in Franklin, Louisiana; marriage to Miss Mary E. Mather on 9/25/1878 in Houston. Austin Statesman .
  • Census of 1880 - N.A. Cravens, Willis, Montgomery County, age 25, born circa 1855 in Louisiana, lawyer, spouse Mary E., daughter Lula E.
    Census of 1900 - Nehemiah A. Cravens, Austin, Travis County, age 46, born September 1854 in Louisiana, lawyer, spouse Mary E., daughters Lula E., Kate G., Mary M., Frankie G., and Annie Laura, sons Nehemiah A., Jr., and Edmund P. FamilySearch . 1880 1900
  • Nehemiah Andrew Cravens and Mary Mather, parents of daughter Frankye Cravens Hamlett, death date 5/31/1962. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Nehemiah A. Cravens, birth date 9/9/1854, death date 6/25/1908, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, with spouse Mary E. Mather Cravens. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Judge Nehemiah Andrew Cravens, selection as Governor Sayers' private secretary, "An Editor and His Family," The Colfax Chronicle (Colfax, Louisiana), 1/28/1899, p. 1. Wife Mary Elizabeth Mather Cravens, sons include Nehemiah Andrew Cravens, Jr. Report from the Willis (Texas) Index. Newspapers.com .
  • Biographical sketch, N.A. Cravens, Jr., pp. 21-22. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Obituary and photo, Judge Nehemiah A. Cravens, State Purchasing Agent, "N.A. Cravens Dead," Houston Post, 6/26/1908, p. 7. Born 9/29/1854 in in Franklin, Louisiana; "admitted to the bar in 1876, settling at Willis, Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, N.A. Cravens, p. 262. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, N.A. Cravens, Governor's Private Secretary, pp. 38-39. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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