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Gregory, Evelyn "Eva" (circa 1840)

Name
Gregory, Evelyn "Eva" (circa 1840)
Variant Name
Eva Gregory
Fuller Form
Evelyn Tingey Craven Gregory
Historical Note
Evelyn "Eva" Tingey Craven was the daughter of Rear Admiral Thomas Tingey Craven and his second wife, Emily Truxton. In the late 1860's, she married John Munford Gregory III, son of Governor and Judge John Munford Gregory II and his wife, Martha "Amanda" Wallace. He became active in local politics, serving as District Attorney and later Judge in Suisun, CA, where they made their home. Together they had four sons: John Munford IV, Thomas Tingey Craven, Truxton, and Alfred Gregory. Her birth and death dates are unknown, though she was probably born in the late1840's and was certainly still living in the early 1900's. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Evelyn "Eva" Gregory.
Sources

2008.138

The information in this biographical note comes largely from the Gregory Family Papers.  Additional facts were drawn from page 562 of the book: Being the Portraits and Biographies of the Progressive Men of the West ...By Notables of the West, Press Reference Library (Western edition) Published by Internat. News Service, 1915, and from the Arlington National Cemetary website,

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net.

Note Author
Emily Eklund