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Manson Judd "Mant" Cravens
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1871
Collin County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1941
Sherman
Grayson County
Texas, USA

stone set upon the death of his wife by his dau Winnie Bledsoe and her family. They all decided he died in 1940, so that is what they put. Obit published in 1941.

above thanks to email from Carolyn Andrighetti


Son of Abraham Shaw Cravens and Huldy Cartwright Judd
Siblings:
Sarah "Sallie" Cravens
Thomas E Cravens
William L Cravens
Charles Cravens
Lucy Frances Cravens
Mary Cravens
George A Cravens
Oscar D Cravens
Jesse Coffey Cravens
Fred Cravens
Rose Lee Cravens
Ode B Cravens
Half siblings:
Ezra Volney Cravens

Married sarah Ann Lindsey Sep 16, 1890 Celina, Collin County Texas
Children:
George Eldredge Cravens
Nora Lee Cravens
Ina "Pearl" Cravens
Nannie "Nancy" Belle Cravens
Roy Elmer Cravens
Lela Mae Cravens
Claude Otis Cravens
Ethel Cravens
Edgar Cravens
Mary Jane Cravens
Arthur C Cravens
John "Johnny" Edd Cravens
Edith Cravens
Winnie Cravens
Jewel Esther Cravens
Dorothy V Cravens


Sherman(Tx.) Democrat, Wednesday, December 17, 1941

Gunter-- M. J. CRAVENS, age 70, a blacksmith in this vicinity for 30? years, died Wednesday at 2 a.m at a Sherman hospital. He had been ill two weeks.
Services are to be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Gunter Baptist Church and interment will be in Cross Roads Cemetery near Celina.
Mr. CRAVENS was born in Collin County, April 9 , 1871 a son of Mr. and Mrs. ABE CRAVENS and had lived in Collin and Grayson Counties all of his life. Outside of seven years as a farmer he had been a blacksmith. He had operated a shop at Gunter about 20 years and before that operated shops at Celina, Anna and Marilee.
He was married to Miss SARAH ANN LINDSEY, Sept. 16, 1890 at Anna, Texas by the Rev. JOHN O. SULLIVAN. They celebrated their golden anniversary in September, 1940. Mr. CRAVENS was a member of the Baptist Church.
Surviving are his widow ; six sons, ELDREDGE of Navarro, JOHNNY of Dallas, ROY of Melissa, EDGAR of Weston and CLAUD and ARTHUR of Gunter; seven daughters, Mrs. R. O. BACON, Mrs. MARBIT HOLCOMB and Mrs. TOM BLEDSOE of Gunter, Mrs. D. R. BUSHNELL of Calif., Mrs. D. F. BERRY of New Mexico, Mrs. MARY BACON and Mrs. JOHN O'DELL of Sherman ; three brothers, OSCAR and GEORGE CRAVENS of Anna and JESS CRAVENS of Idaho and three sisters, Mrs. ROSE JAMES of Calif., Mrs. ODE KIRKHAM and Mrs. CALLON of Okmulgee, Oklahoma ; 25 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

 (bio by: May Ashby Royer) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Mahulda Cartwright Judd Cravens (1842 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Sara Ann Lindsey Cravens (1875 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  George Eldredge Cravens (1891 - 1947)*
  Nora Lee Cravens Berry (1892 - 1956)*
  Ina Pearl Cravens Bacon (1893 - 1980)*
  Nannie Belle Cravens Bushnell (1895 - 1962)*
  Roy Elmer Cravens (1896 - 1966)*
  Lela Mae Cravens Holcomb (1898 - 1984)*
  Claud Otis Cravens (1899 - 1966)*
  Edgar C Cravens (1901 - 1947)*
  Ethel Cravens Davis (1901 - 1987)*
  Mary Jane Cravens Creecy (1903 - 1965)*
  Arthur C Cravens (1905 - 1970)*
  John Edd Cravens (1906 - 1988)*
  Winnie Cravens Bledsoe (1907 - 1989)*
  Edith Cravens (1909 - 1912)*
  Jewel Esther Cravens (1911 - 1932)*
  Dorthy Veel Cravens (1916 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sallie Cravens Cravens (1861 - 1899)*
  William L Cravens (1865 - 1883)*
  Lucy Frances Cravens Callan (1867 - 1950)*
  Manson Judd Cravens (1871 - 1941)
  George A Cravens (1875 - 1958)*
  Oscar D. Cravens (1876 - 1957)*
  Jesse Coffey Cravens (1878 - 1957)*
  Rose Lee Cravens Jones (1882 - 1964)*
  Ode B Cravens Kirkham (1886 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crossroads Cemetery
Celina
Collin County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Richard Hollis
Originally Created by: Will & Shelly
Record added: Mar 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8562467
Manson Judd Mant Cravens
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Manson Judd Mant Cravens
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- Shirley
 Added: Dec. 17, 2015

- Carolyn Andrighetti
 Added: Aug. 12, 2014

- Shirley
 Added: Apr. 19, 2014
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