Elisabeth Craig

21 November 1765–
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Craig was born on 21 November 1765, her father, John Craig, was 21 and her mother, Isabell Barr, was 20.

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Family Time Line

John Craig
1744–
Isabell Barr
1745–
Merrian Craig
1762–
Ninian Craig
1762–
Isabel Craig
1764–
Robert Craig
1764–
Elisabeth Craig
1765–
Elisabeth
1768–1841

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 37

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 50

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 65

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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  • Elisabeth Craig, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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