Andrew Jackson Craig

11 September 1846–26 December 1930 (Age 84)
Salem, Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Craig was born on 11 September 1846, in Salem, Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Nickels Craig, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Bloyer, was 27. He married Sarah Isabella Zink on 27 September 1871, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Seven Hickory Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 26 December 1930, in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Craig
Sarah Isabella Zink
Marriage: 27 September 1871
Luther Zink Craig
Franklin Hale Craig
Arthur Emanuel Craig

Spouse and Children

27 September 1871
Edgar, Illinois, United States


    Luther Zink Craig



    Arthur Emanuel Craig


Parents and Siblings



    Catharine Craig


    James Wesley Craig



    Eliza Ellen Craig


    Benjamin Franklin Frank Craig


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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 2

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 5

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • Andrew J Craig in household of Isaac N Craig, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew J Craig in household of Isaac Craig, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew J Craig, "United States Census, 1910"

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