William Gaines Craig

13 October 1887–8 September 1948 (Age 60)
Anderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Gaines

When William Gaines Craig was born on 13 October 1887, in Anderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Reuben Newcomber Craig, was 37 and his mother, Helen Matilda Dail, was 25. He married Stella B Herron from 1914 to 1916, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Civil District 2, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Anderson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 8 September 1948, in Andersonville, Anderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Andersonville, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gaines Craig
Stella B Herron
Marriage: from 1914 to 1916
James K Craig

Spouse and Children

from 1914 to 1916
Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Reuben Newcomber Craig





    Minnie Ellen Craig



    Roswell Carlyle Craig


    Zenith E. Craig


    Reuben Newcomber Craig


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1892: Daviess, Kentucky, United States

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 (3)

  • William G Craig in household of Reuben Craig, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William G Craig, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William G Craig, "United States Census, 1930"

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