Elizabeth Craig

24 December 1833–14 May 1906 (Age 72)
Ray, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Craig was born on 24 December 1833, in Ray, Missouri, United States, her father, John Craig, was 27 and her mother, Susan A. Ralph, was 27. She married Henry B Hamilton on 8 May 1849, in Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Jackson Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Fishing River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 14 May 1906, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri, United States.

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Henry B Hamilton
Elizabeth Craig
Marriage: 8 May 1849
Charles Laurence Hamilton
Claude Craig Hamilton

Spouse and Children

    Henry B Hamilton



8 May 1849
Ray, Missouri, United States


    Charles Laurence Hamilton


    Claude Craig Hamilton


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World Events (8)

1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 1

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 27

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hamilton in household of H B Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth R Hamilton in household of Henry B Hamilton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Hamilton in household of Henry Hamilton, "United States Census, 1870"

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