William Craig

12 March 1783–19 February 1816 (Age 32)
Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Craig was born on 12 March 1783, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Craig, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Pattinson, was 32. He married Elizabeth Archer in December 1807, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. He died on 19 February 1816, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

William Craig
1783–1816
Elizabeth Archer
1785–
Marriage: December 1807

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
December 1807
Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 18

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 25

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 32

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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  • William Craig, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Craig, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Craig, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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