Abram Carter Craig

7 February 1852–27 September 1931 (Age 79)
Callaway, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Abram Carter

When Abram Carter Craig was born on 7 February 1852, in Callaway, Missouri, United States, his father, John Toliver Craig, was 42 and his mother, Adelia Barger, was 39. He married Ida Rosetta Castor on 18 May 1876, in Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 September 1931, in Richardson, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Nemaha, Kansas, United States.

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Abram Carter Craig
Ida Rosetta Castor
Marriage: 18 May 1876
James Granville Craig
Elvira Adelia Craig
Rex B Craig
Jessie Gay Craig
George W. Craig

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  • Marriage
    18 May 1876Jasper, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Abram Carter Craig 1852-1931

    Abram Carter Craig (b. 07 Feb 1852, d. 27 Sep 1931) Abram Carter Craig (son of John Toliver Craig and Adelia Barger)1 was born 07 Feb 1852 in Callaway Co. Missouri1, and died 27 Sep 1931. He married …

    Sources (13)

    • A C Craig, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
    • Abram C Craig, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Abram Craig, "United States Census, 1880"

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