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Merl F (Cleveland) Craverns (1925 - 2009)

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Merl F Craverns formerly Cleveland
Born in Big Cabin, Craig, Oklahoma, United Statesmap
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Sister of , , and [private sister (1930s - unknown)]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, United Statesmap
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Biography

Merl F Cleveland and her twin brother Sterl “Frank” were born on December 17, 1925, in Big Cabin/Vinta, Craig, Oklahoma.[1]She was the daughter of Lawernce Cleveland and Myrtle Ford. The family moved from Oklahoma back to White Rock, McDonald Co., Missouri, where they had a farm in White Rock, McDonald Co., Missouri. The twins were 3 yrs old on the 1930 census, with their parents and older siblings, Stella-13, and Virgil-9.[2]On the 1940 census they were age 14 and the family had moved to Pineville, Missouri.[3]

She married Wayne Eugene Cravens on March 6, 1945, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[4]They had eight children.[5]

They lived in Wichita, Kansas, where Wayne was a driver for Yellow Transit Freight lines Inc. in 1957.[6]Later they moved to Arkansas city, Kansas, where they lived at 904 S 3rd St..[7]

She died on February 11, 2009, in Dexter, Kansas, at the age of 83, and was buried in Arkansas City, Kansas and was buried In the Parker Cemetery.[1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 " Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 14 December 2019), memorial page for Merle Cleveland Cravens (17 Dec 1925–11 Feb 2009), Find A Grave: Memorial #39463432, citing Parker Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Christine Beaty (contributor 46607293) .
  2. 1930 United States Federal Census; Census Place: White Rock, McDonald, Missouri; Roll: 1210; Page: 3A; Dwelling 46; Family 48; Line 6-11; April 11 1930; Enumeration District: 0020; Image: 901.0; FHL microfilm: 2340945; Ancestry's 1930 Census Image
  3. 1940 United States Federal Census; Census Place: Pineville, McDonald, Missouri; Roll: T627_2126; Page: 3B; Household 59; lines 58-64; April 16, 1940; Enumeration District: 60-17; Ancestry's 1940 Census Image
  4. Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995; Ancestry's Oklahoma, county Marriage Records Ancestry Record 61379 #963527236
  5. Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961; Ancestry's Kansas, City and County Census Ancestry Record 2270 #19660797
  6. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; Publication Title: Wichita, Kansas, City Directory, 1962; Ancestry’s U.S. City Directories Ancestry Record 2469 #1482433351
  7. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; 904 S 3rd St, Arkansas City, 67005-3141 (1993), KS; Ancestry's U.S. Public Records Index Ancestry Record 1788 #358851067


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