John William Craig

1856–1939 (Age 82)
Rokewood, Victoria, Australia

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Craig was born on 9 March 1856, in Rokewood, Victoria, Australia, his father, Thomas Craig, was 29 and his mother, Mary Augusta Smith, was 20. He married Edith Ann Fenton on 14 March 1881, in Rokewood, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1939, in Prahran, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 83, and was buried in Creswick, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John William Craig
1856–1939
Edith Ann Fenton
1854–1936
Marriage: 14 March 1881
Henry Thomas Craig
1882–1950
Elsie Edith Mary Craig
1884–1885
Erica Rose Craig
1887–1893
Herbert William Craig
1889–1951
Ralph Ernest Craig
1891–1945
Emma Augusta Craig
1897–1982

Spouse and Children

Children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1867
Age 11
End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870
Age 14
British troops withdraw from Australia.
1892
Age 36
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

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.

Possible Related Names

Cragg
Craggs
Craige
Craigen
Craik
Kraig

Sources (3)

  • Headstone image of John William Craig from billiongraves.com
  • Death Index Victoria 1921-1985 John William Craig
  • Australian Vital Records Index 1788-1905 Birth John William Craig

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