Janet Craig

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

The Life 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 1841
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
children

(2)

    Janet Tullis

    Female1845–1915Female

    Elizabeth Tullis

    Female1849–1879Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Craig

    Male1767–1827Male

    Janet Graham

    Female1774–1848Female

siblings

(2)

    James Craig

    Male1804–1861Male

    Female1813–1881Female

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.

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Sources (3)

  • 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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