Marion Craig

Female23 August 1747–

Brief Life History of Marion

When Marion Craig was born on 23 August 1747, in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Archibald Craig, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Forest, was 42. She married William Brown before 1 February 1769, in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1747.

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William Brown
Marion Craig
Marriage: before 1 February 1769
Agnes Brown
William Brown
Elisabeth Brown

Sources (11)

  • Marion Craig, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marion Craig in entry for William Brown, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marion Craig, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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  • Marriage
    before 1 February 1769Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (5)

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

    Age 55

    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.

    1811 · The Tron Riot

    Age 64

    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.


    Age 68

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

    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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