Person:John Creager (8)

John Christian Creager
m. 30 May 1800
  1. John Creager1804 - 1805
  2. Michael Creager1806 - 1891
  3. Emanuel Creager1811 - 1891
  4. Henry Creager1815 - 1889
  5. John Christian Creager1817 - 1897
m. 11 Nov 1844
  1. Jonathan Creager1845 - 1926
  2. Abner Creager1847 - 1913
  3. Amos Creager1848 - 1881
  4. Martha Ann Elizabeth Creager1851 - 1902
  5. Levi Creager1853 - 1931
  6. George Washington Creager1855 - 1884
  7. Gideon Winfield Creager1859 - 1940
  8. Cora Belle Creager1867 - 1867
Facts and Events
Name[1] John Christian Creager
Gender Male
Birth? 25 Feb 1817 Van Buren Twp.,Montgomery,Ohio
Marriage 11 Nov 1844 Montgomery County,Ohioto Sarah Ann Prugh
Occupation? Capenter, cooper and farmer
Death? 5 Mar 1897 Centerville,Washington Twsp.,Montgomery,Ohio
Burial? David's Cemetery,VanBuren Township,Montgomery,Ohio
Other? John Carl CreagerName ?
Other? Old Section 1, Row 2Burial ?

John owned real estate in Sec 27, Twp. 2, Range 6,Township of Washington,Montgomery,Ohio consisting of 96 acres valued at $50.00 per acre at the time of his death according to estate records. John is buried in Old Section 1, Row2, David's Cemetery, Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio.

Notes from Audrey Shields Hancock

Hans Ernst Krieger Johann Casper Krieger/Creager Adam Creager (Kruger) Christian Creager John Carl/Christian Creager

John Carl/Christian Creager, s/o Christian Creager and Anna Mary Woolf, was born 25 February 1817 in Montgomery County, Ohio. On 11 November 1844 he married Sarah "Sally" Ann Prugh who was born 27 April 1822 in Montgomery County, Ohio.

John C. and his brother, Henry, were "tenants in common equal shares of the land whereof Christian Creager died being one hundred and forty acres and forty four perches situated in Sections 28 and 34 of the Second Twp. of the sixth Range between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the County of Montgomery and State of Ohio...." The deed separating the land was recorded August 18, 1848. "....the said parties have concluded to have and to hold and enjoy their respective parts thereof..."

The family of John C. Creager attended David's Church in Montgomery County, Ohio. Here are recorded birth dates of most of their children...Jonathan, Amos, Martha Ann, Levi, and Gideon Winfield. Abner was mentioned as being received into membership 17 April 1865, so he must have been baptized elsewhere.

In 1850 the family of John C. & Sally were living in Van Buren Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. At that time they had 3 children consisting of Jonathan, Abner, and Amos. His brother, Henry, was living nearby at #1007-1007.

1850 Federal Census Montgomery County, Ohio Van Buren Township 20 August 1850 (Ancestry.Com,Image 15 of 34)

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John C. Creager, 32 male, farmer, Real estate $4000, b OH Sally, 28 Female, b OH Johnathn, 4, male, b. OH Abner, 3, male, b. OH Amos, 1, male, b. OH

"Family Record Marriages. John Christian Creager was married to Miss Sally Ann Prugh November 11, 1844

Births. John Christian Creager was born February 25, 1817 Sally Ann Creager was born April 27, 1822. Jonathan Creager was born October 4, 1845. Abner Creager was born January 17, 1847 Amos Creager was born November 6, 1848. Martha Ann Creager was born March 4, 1851. Levi Creager was born November 8, 1853. George Washington Creager was born August 29, 1855. Gideon Winfield Creager was born June 6, 1859. Cora Belle Creager was born February 10, 1867.

Deaths. Cora Belle Creager died February 15, 1867. Amos Creager died August 7, 1881. George Washington Creager died October 31, 1884. John Creager died March 5, 1897. Martha Ann Creager died August 9, 1902. Mrs Martha James died August 9, 1902 age 51 years.

Occupation: carpenter, cooper, farmer of 60 acres & 96 acres in Van Buren Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. Owner of 96 acres also in Darke County, Ohio 1888-Lived in Montgomery County, OH near Greene County, OH line.

John C. Creager resided in Washington Township for more than 50 years. He was one of the successful farmers in the area. His farm was said to have been a model farm until his health began to fail. He was honored for his integrity and good judgment. He was genial and of good sociable nature and had a hospitable nature in both social and business. During his waning last three years of life, his wife Elizabeth nursed and cared for his every need. John C. died about 10:00 Friday evening on the 5th of February 1897 at his home in Centerville, Montgomery County, Ohio. He was 79 years, 11 months & 10 days of age when he passed away. His funeral service took place at 2:00 P.M. in David's Church of the German Reformed donomination, where he had been an honored member for years. He was laid to rest in the cemetery of David's Church.

  1. Audrey (Shields) Hancock.