Jonathan H Craig


Brief Life History of Jonathan H

When Jonathan H Craig was born in 1840, in Ulster, New York, United States, his father, John W Craig, was 26 and his mother, Mary Baston, was 26. He lived in Rosendale, Rosendale, Ulster, New York, United States in 1855.

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John W Craig
Mary Baston
Hannah S. Craig
Elisabeth Craig
Jonathan H Craig
Gertrude Ann Craig
John Andrew Culbert
Samuel S Craig
Frederick B Craig
Lydia Alletta "Lettie" Craig
Simon B DuBois Craig
Du Brie Craig

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  • Johnathan H Craig in household of John W Craig, "New York State Census, 1855"

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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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