Janet Craig

6 April 1813–30 December 1881 (Age 68)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Robert Tullis
1819–1875
Janet Craig
1813–1881
Marriage: 19 November 1841
Janet Tullis
1845–1915
Elizabeth Tullis
1849–1879

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1841Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1815
    Age 2
    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
    Age 4
    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
    Age 19
    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, from Gaelic creag, a word that has been borrowed in Middle English as crag(g).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Cragg
    Craggs
    Craige
    Craigen
    Craik
    Kraig

    Sources (5)

    • Janet Tullis in household of Robert Tullis, "Scotland Census, 1871"
    • Janet Tullis in household of Robert Tullis, "Scotland Census, 1861"
    • Janet Craig Tullis, "Find A Grave Index"

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