N.A. Cravens, Jr.

Nehemiah Andrew Cravens

Full Name: Nehemiah Andrew Cravens
Date of birth: September 9, 1854
Date of death: June 25, 1908

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Willis / Montgomery   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker
H 54 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Willis / Montgomery   Harris, Montgomery, Trinity, Walker

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Nehemiah A. Cravens, "Judge N.A. Cravens Is Dead," 6/26/1908, p. 8. Born September 1854 in Franklin, Louisiana; marriage to Miss Mary E. Mather on 9/25/1878 in Houston. Austin Statesman.
  • Biographical sketch, Judge Nehemiah Andrew Cravens, selection as Governor Sayers' private secretary, "An Editor and His Family," The Colfax Chronicle (Colfax, Louisiana), 1/28/1899, p. 1. Wife Mary Elizabeth Mather Cravens, sons include Nehemiah Andrew Cravens, Jr. Report from the Willis (Texas) Index. Newspapers.com.
  • Biographical sketch, N.A. Cravens, Jr., pp. 21-22. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Obituary and photo, Judge Nehemiah A. Cravens, State Purchasing Agent, "N.A. Cravens Dead," The Houston Post, 6/26/1908, p. 7. Born 9/29/1854 in in Franklin, Louisiana; "admitted to the bar in 1876, settling at Willis, Texas." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, N.A. Cravens, p. 262. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, N.A. Cravens, Governor's Private Secretary, pp. 38-39. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Biographical sketch, N.A. Cravens, Private Secretary to the Governor, p. 125. Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - N.A. Cravens, Willis, Montgomery County, age 25, born circa 1855 in Louisiana, lawyer, spouse Mary E., daughter Lula E.
    Census of 1900 - Nehemiah A. Cravens, Austin, Travis County, age 46, born September 1854 in Louisiana, lawyer, spouse Mary E., daughters Lula E., Kate G., Mary M., Frankie G., and Annie Laura, sons Nehemiah A., Jr., and Edmund P. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Nehemiah Andrew Cravens and Mary Mather, parents of daughter Frankye Cravens Hamlett, death date 5/31/1962. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Nehemiah A. Cravens, birth date 9/9/1854, death date 6/25/1908, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, with spouse Mary E. Mather Cravens. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Hon. Marshall Tankersley  
Internal Improvement  
Judiciary No. 1  
Memorial Resolutions for Hons. J.P. Ayres, J.B. Davis, and George Meriwether, Members of the Eighteenth Legislature  
Public Printing (Chair) 
18th R.S. - 1883
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  

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