John James Craig

22 April 1919–21 July 1992 (Age 73)
Lincoln, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John James

When John James Craig was born on 22 April 1919, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, his father, Major Hartsel Craig, was 31 and his mother, Dovie Roxana Cook, was 28. He married Lenora Estelle Sloop on 30 July 1938, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Township 6, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 21 July 1992, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in South Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

John James Craig
1919–1992
Doris Bertha Marlow
1920–2014
Marriage: 12 September 1942
Kenneth Nelson Craig
1943–2019
David Craig
1957–1957
Holly Craig
1958–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1942
children

(3)

    Kenneth Nelson Craig

    Male1943–2019Male

    Male1957–1957Male

    Female1958–1958Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1941

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Story Highlight

John James Craig

He was very tall and large in stature. He liked to bounce us on his leg, and he could hold me and my sisters. He seemed so strong.

Sources (3)

  • John James Craig, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John James Craig, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John James Craig, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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