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Cornelius Cawman Craver
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1841
Franklinville
Gloucester County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1919
Deep River
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA

A veteran of the Civil War, Cornelius Cawman Craver, a resident of Montezuma, Iowa, enlisted as a private, at age 21, on August 11, 1862. He was mustered into Company C, 28th Iowa Infantry on September 22, 1862. He took part in the battles of Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek and Winchester. He was slightly wounded at Winchester on September 19, 1864. He was in the hospital during the winter of 1862-1863 and later was detailed for service at the headquarters of the corps under General Ranson during the Red River campaign. He continued as a private throughout the period of hostilities and was honorably discharged after a term of service characterized by the utmost loyalty and bravery. He was mustered out on July 31, 1865 at Savannah, Georgia. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Porch Craver (1815 - 1894)
  Elizabeth Nelson Craver (1818 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth R Light Craver (1848 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  John Wesley Craver (1868 - 1949)*
  Charles Grover Craver (1869 - 1954)*
  Frederick Mathias Craver (1871 - 1946)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Craver Henzie (1872 - 1928)*
  Mary Jane Craver Stackhouse (1872 - 1907)*
  Thomas Retson Craver (1880 - 1957)*
  Lula Cornelia Craver Holderness (1883 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Craver (1837 - 1904)*
  Henry Craver (1838 - 1917)*
  John Wesley Craver (1840 - 1863)*
  Cornelius Cawman Craver (1841 - 1919)
  Joseph Atwood Craver (1843 - 1927)*
  Mary Jane Craver (1845 - 1849)*
  Theophilus Bergriner Craver (1847 - 1912)*
  Thomas Sleeper Craver (1848 - 1934)*
  Jarvis Atkinson Craver (1849 - 1921)*
  Jacob Nelson Craver (1852 - 1926)*
  Rachel Jane Craver Thomas (1854 - 1933)*
  Jesse Craver (1856 - 1872)*
  Benjamin Franklin Craver (1858 - 1873)*
  Sarah A. Craver (1860 - 1860)*
  Florence Delphina Craver Rowell (1861 - 1920)*
  Earnest Vest Craver (1877 - 1964)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Goldenrod Cemetery
Deep River
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Gary Craver
Originally Created by: svandee
Record added: May 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36831239
Cornelius Cawman Craver
Added by: Kathryn Maxwell
 
Cornelius Cawman Craver
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Co C 28th IA Vol Infantry
- Lawsonail
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015

- Gary Craver
 Added: May. 23, 2009
 
 
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