Edith Emma Craig

Female21 December 1869–23 December 1924

Brief Life History of Edith Emma

When Edith Emma Craig was born on 21 December 1869, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Francis Craig, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Ann Marshall, was 22. She married Dr James Wallace Smuck about 1880, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Penetanguishene, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 23 December 1924, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 55, and was buried in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

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Dr James Wallace Smuck
Edith Emma Craig
Marriage: about 1880
Helen Alberta Smuck
Edith Margaret Smuck

Sources (10)

  • Edith E Smuck, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Edith Smuck, „Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947“
  • Edith Smuck, "Canada, Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1880Ontario, Canada
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (4)


    Age 2

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 14

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

    Age 17

    In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

    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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