Craven, Braxton, Dd, Lld
Craven, Braxton, D.D., LL.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Randolph County, N.C., August 26, 1822. He studied in the Quaker school at New Garden, and afterwards at Union Institute (now Trinity College), of which he became principal in 1842. He was licensed to. preach in 1840, and entered the North Carolina Conference in 1857. With the exception of two years in the pastorate, all his active life was spent at the head of Trinity College. He died at his post, December 7, 1882. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1882, page 110.