Terrah A. Craft

Brief Life History of Terrah A.

When Terrah A. Craft was born in 1849, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, her father, Willis Craft, was 40 and her mother, Martha Terrell Franklin, was 40.

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Willis Craft
Martha Terrell Franklin
Marion A Craft
Mary Frances Craft
John Franklin Craft
S G Craft
William Anderson Craft
Willis Moss Craft
Martha Ann Craft
James David Craft
Terrah A. Craft
Richard Pressley Craft

Sources (3)

  • L Craft in household of W Craft, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Terrah A Craft in household of Willis Craft, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Terrah A Craft in household of Willis Craft, '1860 United States Federal Census' on MyHeritage

World Events (8)


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English craft ‘skillful, clever, learned’.

English: habitational name from Croft in Leicestershire. See also Croft .

Americanized form of German, Danish, Swedish, or Jewish Kraft . See also Croft .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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