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 Leila <I>Greenhow</I> Cravens

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Leila Greenhow Cravens

  • Birth 1840 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Death 8 Feb 1886 Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 9197550

Beloved wife of Alexander Cravens who was from a wealthy banking family in Madison, Indiana.

Loving mother of Margaret Cravens.

Third daughter of Dr. Richard Greenhow and Rose O'Neale, the "Rebel Rose" of the Civil War.

Right after the Battle of Bull Run, Rose sent Leila to Utah to live with her sister, Florence on her promise that she be given a quality education. Florence begged Rose to send Rosey along also but she didn't.

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  • Created by: Debbie
  • Added: 29 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9197550
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leila Greenhow Cravens (1840–8 Feb 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9197550, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Debbie (contributor 46570228) .