Agnes Craig

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

The Life Summary 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 her hometown, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

James Knox
1769–1853
Agnes Craig
1769–1847
Marriage: 10 February 1804
Jane Knox
1803–1825
Isabella Knox
1809–
Jeane Knox
1804–
Ann Knox
1806–1895
Alexander Knox
1807–1886

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1804Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    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.
    1815
    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

    (1997: 33412;2007: 68809; 2010: 92507)Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a steep or precipitous rock, Older Scots crag, craig. Compare the synonymous English Cragg .Manx: either a shortened form of Gaelic Mac Concharraige ‘son of Cu Charraige (‘hound of the rock’) or possibly of Mac Thorveig ‘son of Thorveig’, from the Old Norse personal name Thórveig (from the god's name Thórr + veig ‘pith, strength’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cragg
    Craige
    Kraig

    Sources (5)

    • Agnes Craig in entry for Alexander Knox, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Agnes Craig, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
    • Agnes Knox in entry for John Knox, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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