Person:John Craig (71)

John Craig
d.15 February 1822 Washington County, Indiana
  1. Alexander Craig, Jr.1723 - 1801
  2. William Craigest 1727-1737 -
  3. Samuel Craig, of Middle Riverest 1730 - bef 1790
  4. Thomas Craigabt 1745 -
  5. John Craigabt 1748 - 1822
m. bef. 1772
  1. Alexander Craig1772 - 1845
  2. Jane Craig1780 -
  3. John Craig1795 - 1888
  4. Thomas Benton Craig1799 - 1885
  5. George Craig1804 -
Facts and Events
Name John Craig
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1748 Augusta County, Virginia
Christening? 31 May 1748 Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia[Bapt. by Rev. John Craig]
Marriage bef. 1772 to Catharine Monyhen
Burial[2] 1822 Kirk Cemetery, Washington County, Indiana
Death[1] 15 February 1822 Washington County, Indiana

John Craig was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 104.---24th July, 1769. William, John and Samuel Craig to James Gamble, £45, 247 acres in 2 tracts; 202 acres is part of 335 acres patented to Alexander Craig, 10th September, 1765, the other 45 acres patented to Alexander 5th June, 1765, which he devised by will dated 1st May, 1764, to wife Margaret and sons William and John; but Margaret has since deceased, the sole property descended to William and John, on a branch of Middle River, said Gamble's old corner. Tract of 45 adjoins above, hill near Craig's old house; corner to Alexander Blays; William Frame's line. Teste: John Archer, Rebecca ( ) Archer, William Frame. Delivered: James Gamwell, December, 1770. (Signed in this order, Samuel, William, John.)"


Washington County, Indiana Will Records, 1821-30, 24-25.
Will of John Craig Sr., 9 Sep 1821: Signed with his mark, John Craige.
Witnesses: Jacob Stark, Jacob Marks, and George Reid
  1. 1.0 1.1 Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable source).
  2. Find A Grave.