East Lansdowne, Delaware, Pennsylvania
11 April 1930
Craton, Jacob J, head, m, w, 47, m, 31, Turkey, Turkey, Turkey, 1902 (or 1905) Na, Tailor, Own business
Mary M, wife, f, w, 32, m, 16, Turkey, Turkey, Turkey, 1913 Na
Eugenia V, daughter, f, w, 12, s, Washington, Turkey, Turkey
Josephine O, daughter, f, w, 11, s, Washington, Turkey, Turkey
Edward Y, son, m, w, 10, s, Washington, Turkey, Turkey
Frances A, daughter, f, w, 7, s, Washington, Turkey, Turkey
Richard D, son, m, w, 5 7/12, s, Washington, Turkey, Turkey
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: East Lansdowne, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: 4639361; Page: 8B; Image: 917.0; Family History Library Film: 2341764.
Washington Digital Archives
has Jacob and Mary's marriage record - it has two records for them - the marriage certificate (married 20 December 1913 in Seattle, King, Washington)
and the detailed certificate with parents' names, etc.
Jacob S Craton
Name of Father: Sarkis C, born Turkey
Maiden Name of mother: Gulhatton (Gulhattori?), Born Turkey
Occupation: at home
Father: Hosek Sh-, born Turkey
Maiden name of mother: Gulizar, born Turkey
Washington Birth Records (on Ancestry.com)
Date of Birth: 3 Jan 1915
Father's Name: Jacob Sarkes Craton
Mother's Name: Mary Any Shakainan
Date of Birth: 25 Apr 1918
Father's Name: Jacob Craton
Mother's Name: Mary Shiang
ashington Births, 1889-1929 about Yarvant Craton
Name: Yarvant Craton
Date of Birth: 26 Aug 1919
Father's Name: Jacob Barker Craton
Mother's Name: Maryany Lachingian
(Same name is also recorded for 27 Aug 1919)
WWI Draft Registration Card
Jacob Sarkes Craton
4333 Sunnyside Ave, Seattle, King, Washington
Born: April 16, 1882
Tailor, Self employed at 609 1st Ave, Seattle, King, Washington
Nearest Relative: Maryany (Wife)
Medium Height, Medium build
Hazel Eyes, black hair
Has person lost an arm, leg, hand, eye or is hie obviously physically....: Hair tinged with gray
12 Sept 1918
United States Declaration of Intention
In the United States District Court of Western District of Washington
I Jacob Sarkes Craton, aged ____ years, occupation Tailor, do declare on oath that my personal description is: Color white, complexion dark, height 5 feet 7 inches, weight 192 pounds, color of hair black, color of eyes gray, other visible distinctive marks none. I was born in Kassary Turkey on the 16th day of April, anno Domini 1882; I now reside at 4333 Sunnyside Ave, Seattle, Wash. I emigrated to the United States of America from Havre, France on the vessel "La Savoie"; my last foreign residence was Kassory Turkey; I am ___ married; the name of my wife is Maryany; she was born in Turkey and now resides at Seattle, Wash. It is my bona fide intention to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly ot Mohmed VI Emporer of the Ottomans, of whom I am now a subject; I arrived at the port of New York, in the state of New York, on or about the 11th day of January, anno Domini 1904; I am not an anarchist; I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy; and it is my intention in good faith to become a citizen of the United States of America and to permanently reside there in: So help me God.
(signed Jacob Sarkes Craton)
Subscribed and sworn to before me in the office of the clerk of said court this 11 day of September, anno Domini 1918.
F. M. Harshberger, clerk of the U.S. District Court.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Petition for Naturalization
US District Court of Western District of Washington
The petition of Jacob Sarkes Craton
First, my place of residence is 742 19th Ave so, Seattle, Washington
Second, my occupation is Tailor
Third, I was born on the 16th day of April, anno Domini 1882, at Kaessaeria, Turkey
Fourth, I emigrated to the United States from Havre, France on or about the 2 day of Jan. Anno Domini 1904, and arrived in the United States at the port of New York, on the 11 day of Jan. Anno Domini 1904, on the vessel "La Savoir"
Fifth, I declared my intention to become a citizen of the United States on the 6 day of Sept. anno domini 1906 at Philadelphia in the US District Court of Eastern District of PA
Sixth, I am______ married. My wife's name is Maryany Craton. She was born in Turkey and now resides at Seattle, Wash.I have no children, and the name, date and place of birth, and place of residence of each of said children is as follows: (blank)
Seventh, I am not a disbeliever in or opposed to organized government or a member of or affiliated with any organization or body of persons teaching disbelief in or opposed to organized government. I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy. I am attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and it is my intention to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce absolutely and forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly to Mohammed V, Sultan of Turkey of whom at this time I am a subject, and it is my intention to reside permanently in the United States.
Eighth, I am able to speak the English language.
Ninth, I have resided continuously in the United States of America for a term of five years at least immediately preceeding the date of this petition, to wit, since 11th day of January, anno Domini 1904, and in the state of Washington, continuously next preceeding the date of this petition, since the 2 day of September 1904, being a resident within this State of at least one year next preceeding the date of this petition.
Tenth, I have not heretofore made petition for citizenship to any court.
Attached hereto and made part of this petition is my declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States, together with affadavit and the affadavits of the two verifying witnesses thereto, required by law. Wherefore your petitioner prays that he may be admitted a citizen of the United States of America.
Signed: Jacob Sarkes Craton
29 June 1914
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 about Geridlian Hagop
Name: Geridlian Hagop
Arrival Date: 11 Jan 1904
Birth Year: abt 1882
Ethnicity/Race-/Nationality: American (On the record it says Armenian)
Port of Departure: Havre
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: La Savoie
the info on the list says he was going to be with Hagop Herstian, 5000 Willows Ave W. Phila. PA