m. BEF 1742
m. 18 AUG 1772
Facts and Events
There are 8 vital records available on MyHeritage for James Craig, Jr., including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
James Craig was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Baptism at Tinkling Spring
James Craig is listed in the Tinkling Spring List of Baptisms in Augusta County, Virginia on 26 July 1745.
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.