Janet Craig

Brief Life History of Janet

When Janet Craig was born on 6 April 1813, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Craig, was 46 and her mother, Janet Graham, was 39. She married Robert Tullis on 19 November 1841, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 30 December 1881, at the age of 68, and was buried in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Robert Tullis
Janet Craig
Marriage: 19 November 1841
Janet Tullis
Elizabeth Tullis

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  • Janet Tullis in household of Robert Tullis, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Janet Craig, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Janet Craig Tullis, "Find A Grave Index"

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The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

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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