Mary Craig

1902–1964 (Age 62)
Port Penn, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Craig was born in 1902. She married George Swartz Yearsley about 1915, in Delaware, United States. She died in 1964, in Port Penn, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 62.

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George Swartz Yearsley
Mary Craig
Marriage: about 1915

Spouse and Children

about 1915
Delaware, United States

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

Age 8

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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

Sources (2)

  • Mary Yearsley in entry for George S. Yearsley, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"
  • Mary Yearsley in entry for George S Yearsley, "Delaware, Wilmington Vital Records, 1847-1954"

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