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Owen Brown Cravey  Jr.

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Owen McCravey / Cravey
1691 - 1760

Sarah Brown
1720 - 1758
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Owen Brown Cravey Jr.
1740 - 1760
Owen Brown Cravey, Jr., was born about 1740 in Bertie Co., North Carolina and died about 1760 in Edgecombe Co., North Carolina. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 20 years old.

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12 1752 Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
9 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
7 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
10 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
20 1760 The Cherokee War (1760-61) ends in a treaty that opens the Up County for settlement. The Bounty At of 1761 offers public land tax free for ten years, and settlers from other colonies begin pouring into the Carolina "Up Country".
3 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
8 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
16 1756 Seven Year's War begins
19 1759 Jesuits are forced out of France

Mary Hines
Born about 1745 and died about 1798
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The Children of Owen Brown Cravey Jr.

Sarah Cravey
Born in Edgecombe Co., North Carolina about 1780 and died in Decatur County, Georgia about 1860. She was about 80 years old.

Married 1869 in GA. She had ten children with husband Joseph
Hugh Cravey (1802-1870)
Ann K. (1804-1880)
Elizabeth C. (1805-1850)
Thomas (1805-1870)
Jesse H. (1808-1840)
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