Thomas Craig

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Craig was born on 7 April 1826, in Fordwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, William John Craig, was 27 and his mother, Mary Hoare, was 30. He married Mary Augusta Smith on 5 November 1854, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 3 November 1885, in Kingston, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Craig
1826–1885
Mary Augusta Smith
1836–1908
Marriage: 5 November 1854
John William Craig
1856–1939
Thomas George Craig
1858–1943
Maria Craig
1860–1908
Lydia Eleanor Craig
1862–1938
Ann Maria Craig
1864–1949
Rhoda Druscilla Craig
1867–1949
Abraham Walter Craig
1869–1946
Elizabeth Margaret Craig
1872–1948
Alfred Henry Craig
1874–1953
Robert Charles Craig
1878–1877
Edwin Archibald Craig
1880–1908

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Craig, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Craig, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Thomas Craig, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

World Events (8)

1829

Australia is claimed as British territory.

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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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