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Charles Edmiston Craven

Clergyman , teacher

Charles Edmiston Craven, American clergyman, teacher. Member Draft Exemption Board for 3d division, Suffolk County, New York, 1917-1919.

Background

Craven, Charles Edmiston was born on November 23, 1860 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Review Elijah Richardson (Doctor of Divinity) and Hannah Tingey (Sanderson) C.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1881, A.M., 1884. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1886. Doctor of Divinity, University of Pittsburgh, 1909.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1886. Pastor, Birmingham, Pennsylvania, 1886-1888, Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 1889-1894, Mattituck, New York, 1895-1913. Head master of the Craven School for Boys, 1913-1920.

Stated clerk Presbytery of Long Island, 1903-1923. Acting pastor, Westfield, New Jersey, 1920-1921. Pastor, South Presbyterian Church, Montclair, 1922-1927, retired.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Jesus and Children, 1896. History of Mattituck, Long Island, 1907. One of translators of Metrical Version of the Psalms, used by United Presbyterian Church, United States of America Edited new edit. of Doctor Epher Whitaker’s History of Southold, Long Island, with additions, 1931.(booklet, numbered edit.) Southold’s Claim to Priority (oldest English speaking town in New York state), 1933.

Membership

Member Draft Exemption Board for 3d division, Suffolk County, New York, 1917-1919.

Connections

Married Anna Schenck McDougall, of York, Pennsylvania, December 28, 1886. Children: Virginia Coryell (Mistress R. M. Lupton), Sarah Landreth (Mistress L. C. Eichner), Julia McDougall, James McDougall, Charles E. Teacher, Collegiate Institute.

father:
Review Elijah Richardson Craven

spouse:
Anna Schenck McDougall

child:
Charles E. Teacher Craven

child:
Julia McDougall Craven

child:
Collegiate Institute Craven

child:
Virginia Coryell Craven (Mistress R. M. Lupton)

child:
James McDougall Craven

child:
Sarah Landreth Craven (Mistress L. C. Eichner)