Person:Margaret Craig (25)

Margaret "Peggy" Craig
b.25 December 1788 Augusta County, Virginia
d.27 February 1856 Augusta County, Virginia
m. ABT 1777
  1. Mary Jane "Jean" Craig1777 - 1850
  2. James Craig1781 - 1863
  3. Sarah "Sally" Craig1783 - 1849
  4. Margaret "Peggy" Craig1788 - 1856
m. 1 Sep 1807
  1. John J. Bellaft 1807 -
  2. Col. David S. Bell1814 -
  3. Unknown Female Bellabt 1816 -
  4. J Wayt Bellabt 1818 -
  5. Unknown Female Bellabt 1820 -
  6. Maj. Henderson M Bellabt 1822 -
  7. Unknown Female Bellabt 1824 -
Facts and Events
Name Margaret "Peggy" Craig
Gender Female
Birth? 25 December 1788 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1 Sep 1807 [3rd wife]
to James Bell, Esq.
Burial? 1856 Stone Church Cemetery, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death[1] 27 February 1856 Augusta County, Virginia
  1. Ebeling, Charlene Reeds - e-mail:
  2.   Boogher, William F. (William Fletcher). Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965), pg. 304.

    (4) Margaret [Craig], daughter of William and Jean (Anderson) Craig, born Dec. 26, 1785, and died Feb. 27, 1856, was the last wife of James Bell, of Augusta, who descended from one of the old pioneer families of that county. He was for many years the senior presiding justice of the Augusta county court. and one of the most active and enterprising men in that section. He was bom in 1772 and died in 1856, and is buried along with his wife in the old cemetery of the old Stone Church. Their children were: John J., who married and died without issue; David S., who married Miss McCue, and had issue; J. Wayt, who married, first, Sarah, daughter of Col. James Crawford, of Augusta, and had issue; and second, her sister Eliza, who died without issue; Henderson M., of Staunton, a lawyer and member of the Virginia House of Delegates, married Miss Kinney and had issue; Jane, who married Mr. Arbuckle, of Greenbrier county, Va.; Elizabeth, who married Chesley Kinney, of Staunton, and had issue; Margaret, who married Frank M. Young, of Staunton, and had issue. David S. Bell, son of James and Margaret, was with his father, a member of the old county court of Augusta.