Milton Philip Craig

Male30 October 1838–5 December 1914

Brief Life History of Milton Philip

When Milton Philip Craig was born on 30 October 1838, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Harrison Craig I, was 25 and his mother, Emily Carraway Hancock, was 22. He married Margaret Elizabeth Beauford on 5 July 1873, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 5 December 1914, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton Philip Craig
1838–1914
Margaret Elizabeth Beauford
1846–
Marriage: 5 July 1873
Margaret Robertson Craig
1874–1969
Mary K Craig
1876–1967
William Buford Craig
1881–1972

Sources (16)

  • Mitton P Craig in household of Henry H Craig, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milton P Craig, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Milton P Craig, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1873Woodford, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas

    Age 6

    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 12

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    1861

    Age 23

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    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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