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Earnest Vest "Earnie" Craver
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1877
Searsboro
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 18, 1964
Centerville
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA

Earnest was the son of Samuel Porch Craver and Cyntha Jane Carpenter. He married Clara Arthelia Messer in Putnam County, Missouri, on August 22, 1899. After their marriage Earnest and Clara lived in Putnam County, Missouri. They later moved to Appanoose County, Iowa, living in Centerville and later in Caldwell, Pleasant and Vermillion Townships, where Earnest made a living as a farmer and coal miner, including the Big Tom Coal Mine at Cincinnati, Iowa. In 1942 Earnest and Clara moved to Exline, Iowa and retired. He was elected Mayor there in 1947 and also served on the city council. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Porch Craver (1815 - 1894)
  Cyntha Jane Carpenter Craver (1835 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Arthelia Messer Craver (1879 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Noah Lee Craver (1900 - 1960)*
  Gertrude Irene Craver Anderson (1906 - 2006)*
  Claude Earnest Craver (1908 - 1970)*
  Clyde Vest Craver (1908 - 2007)*
  Wilma Inez Craver Love (1914 - 1998)*
  Orville Laverne Craver (1916 - 2000)*
  Freda Pauline Craver Miller (1920 - 2013)*
 
 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)**
  Mary Margaret Watson Caudle (1854 - 1892)**
  Jesse Craver (1856 - 1872)**
  Benjamin Franklin Craver (1858 - 1873)**
  Sarah Elizabeth Watson Craver (1858 - 1927)**
  Robert Vest Watson (1859 - 1860)**
  Sarah A. Craver (1860 - 1860)**
  Florence Delphina Craver Rowell (1861 - 1920)**
  Lawrence Jackson Watson (1865 - 1943)**
  Edward Lafayette Watson (1865 - 1943)**
  Earnest Vest Craver (1877 - 1964)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Exline Cemetery
Exline
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Gary Craver
Record added: Jul 13, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5020964
Earnest Vest Earnie Craver
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