Person:James Craig (11)

James Craig, Jr.
m. BEF 1742
  1. Sarah Craig1742/43 - AFT 1807
  2. James Craig, Jr.1745 - 1807
  3. Samuel Craig1746 - 1795
  4. John Craig1747 - 1772
  5. George Craig1749 - 1801
  6. William Craig1749/50 - 1829
  7. Mary Craig1752 - 1778
  8. Agnes Craig1754 - 1841
m. 18 AUG 1772
  1. Elizabeth Craig1773-1794 -
  2. Jane Craig1773-1794 -
  3. George Craig1773-1794 -
  4. Betsy Craig1773-1794 -
  5. John CraigBEF 1778 - 1840
  6. Robert Samuel Craig1780 - 1842
  7. Samuel Craig1780 - 1842
  8. Mary CraigBEF 1781 -
  9. Sarah Craig1785 - 1854
  10. Elijah Craig1789 - 1862
  11. William CraigBEF 1789 - BEF 1828
  12. Agnes Nancy Craig1791 -
  13. James Craig, IIIBEF 1796 -
  14. Robert Craig1806 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] James Craig, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 JUL 1745 Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia
Christening? 28 July 1745 Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia
Alt Marriage WFT Est 1763-1796 to Jane 'Jean' Stuart
Marriage 18 AUG 1772 Augusta County, Virginiato Jane 'Jean' Stuart
Death[1] 19 APR 1807 Augusta County, Virginia
Alt Death? 22 JUN 1807 VA
Vital Records

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Baptism at Tinkling Spring

James Craig is listed in the Tinkling Spring List of Baptisms in Augusta County, Virginia on 26 July 1745.

American Revolutionary War Veteran

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 1, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Craig, James, Bounty Land Warrant issued 12/5/1794; papers lost in Washington, D.C. fire in 1800 when War Office was destroyed; query letter in file states soldier entered service 1777 in Virginia; query letter in file states soldier was born 7/23/1744 & resided in Augusta County, Virginia. R676.

Will of James Craig

From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:

Page 132 - - 19th April, 1807. James Craig's will - - To wife, Jane; to son, John; to son, James, Samuel, George, William, Elijah, Robert; to daughters, Sarah, Betsy, Agness, Jane; daughter, Mary McGill. Executors, son-in-law Robt. McGill, son Jno. Craig. Teste: James Rankin, Archibald Dickson, Jno. Shields. Proved, 22nd June, 1807.

Will of Jean, wife of James Craig:

  • Page 229.--19th November, 1816. Jean Craig's will--To daughter, Mary Magill; daughters, Elizabeth and Jane; to daughter, Nancy Hamilton; son, Robert Craig; to daughter, Sarah Hamilton; son, Elijah Craig. Executors, son Elijah Craig and James Craig. Teste: James Stewart, James Craig, Sr.; Wm. Craig. Proved, 27th January, 1817. Executors qualify.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Brøderbund Software, Inc. World Family Tree Vol. 6, Ed. 1. (Release date: August 22, 1996), Tree #2441.

    Date of Import: Aug 18, 1998

  2.   Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 472.