Person:David Craig (27)

  1. David CraigAbt 1769 - 1857
  2. Hon. Walter Craig1786 - 1875
m. Abt 1790
Facts and Events
Name David Craig
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1769 Ireland
Marriage Abt 1790 Washington, Pennsylvania, United Statesto Susannah McConnell
Death? 1857 West Middletown, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
  1.   Irish Genealogy - Craig, in Website.
  2.   Crumrine, Boyd; Franklin Ellis; and Austin N Hungerford. History of Washington County, Pennsylvania: with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Apollo, Pennsylvania: L. H. Everts & Co.; Closson Press, 1882; 1984).

    History of Washington Co., PA, Hopewell Twp. p. 881

    Post-Office.--The Postmaster-General's report of 1805 shows at that time there was a post-office at West Middletown, but fails to state who was postmaster. It is learned from the newspapers that David Craig was postmaster in 1808. He remained in that office till 1832, and was succeeded by Thomas J. Odenbaugh, who occupied the position till 1839. The following are the names of the postmasters of West Middletown and their terms of office, viz.: John Smilie, 1839-45; Thomas B. Slemmens, 1845-49; Robert Dougan, 1853-57; David M. Boyd, 1857-65; Thomas McFadden, 1865-69; George McFadden, 1869-80; William Fowler, 1880 (present incumbent)