Abram Carter Craig

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

The Life 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 2 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

18 May 1876
Jasper, Missouri, United States


    James Granville Craig




    Jessie Gay Craig


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

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

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, 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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Story Highlight

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 (3)

  • A C Craig, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Abram Craig, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abraham C Craig in household of John T Craig, "United States Census, 1860"

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