Agnes Craig

8 May 1769–15 November 1847 (Age 78)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Craig was born on 8 May 1769, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Craig, was 16 and her mother, Agnes Ferrier, was 16. She married James Knox on 10 February 1804, in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 15 November 1847, in Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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James Knox
Agnes Craig
Marriage: 10 February 1804
Jane Knox
Isabella Knox
Jeane Knox
Ann Knox
Alexander Knox

Spouse and Children

10 February 1804
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 33

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 42

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 46

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a steep or precipitous rock, from Gaelic creag, a word that has been borrowed in Middle English as crag(g).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Agnes Knox in entry for John Knox, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Agnes Craig in entry for Alexander Knox, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Craig in entry for Ann Knox, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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