Jennie E Craig

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

The Life Summary 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
1860–1936
Jennie E Craig
1866–1894
Marriage: 5 March 1885
James Craig Bennett
1886–1971
Roy Harvey Bennett
1887–1959
Byrle H Bennett
1889–1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1885Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    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 The Amendment was later repealed.
    1871
    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, 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 (25)

    • Jane Craig in household of James Craig, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jennie E Bennett in entry for Henry Harvey Bennett, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Jennie E Craig in household of James Craig, "United States Census, 1880"

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