Dexter Hildreth Craig

1846–1934 (Age 88)
Shelburne, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Dexter Hildreth

When Dexter Hildreth Craig was born on 22 September 1846, in Shelburne, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Jonathan Craig, was 46 and his mother, Jane Arnold, was 41. He married Nannie B. Weston on 22 December 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1865. He died on 23 December 1934, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Dexter Hildreth Craig
Nannie B. Weston
Marriage: 22 December 1868
Charles D. Craig

Spouse & Children

22 December 1868


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World Events (8)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 23


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).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Dexter H Craig in household of Charles H Weston, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dexter H Craig in household of Jonathan Craig, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Dexter Craig, "United States Census, 1900"

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