Jennie E Craig

29 January 1866–4 October 1894 (Age 28)
Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jennie E

When Jennie E Craig was born on 29 January 1866, in Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States, her father, James C Craig Jr, was 38 and her mother, Eliza Jane Jones, was 32. She married Henry Harvey Bennett on 5 March 1885, in Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 4 October 1894, in Bureau, Illinois, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harvey Bennett
Jennie E Craig
Marriage: 5 March 1885
James Craig Bennett
Roy Harvey Bennett
Byrle H Bennett

Spouse and Children

5 March 1885
Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Charles Craig


    Carlos Bartlett Craig


    George E Craig



    Fannie M Craig


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 5

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 9

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Craig in household of James Craig, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennie E Craig in household of James Craig, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie Craig in entry for James C Bennett, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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