Elizabeth Craig

FemaleMarch 1873–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Craig was born in March 1873, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Washington Craig, was 35 and her mother, Samantha Dearing, was 25. She married Thomas M Cook on 28 May 1902, in Festus, Jefferson, Missouri, United States. She lived in Big River Township, Jefferson, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Festus, Jefferson, Missouri, United States in 1900.

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Thomas M Cook
Elizabeth Craig
Marriage: 28 May 1902

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Craig in household of W W Craig, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Craig - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Elizabeth Craig
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Craig - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: married-name: Elizabeth Cook

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  • Marriage
    28 May 1902Festus, Jefferson, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    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.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 2

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.


    Age 31

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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.

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