Born: April 26, 1847, Franklinville, New Jersey.
Died: October 31, 1919, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Buried: Cementerio Británico, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Samuel’s parents were James Abbott Craver and Hannah Porch Craver. He and his wife Laura Ellen Gassner and had six children.
Craver was educated at Iowa College (AB, BD, DD, 1871); Boston Theological College (1875); and Iowa Wesleyan College (1887).
In 1875, Craver became a Methodist Episcopal missionary in Mexico, serving there for 20 years. He was a charter member of the Methodist Mexico Conference, and founder of the Methodist Church at Guanajuato. He also worked in Paraguay.
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