Caroline Stam

19 March 1861–20 July 1949 (Age 88)
Sharon, Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Stam was born on 19 March 1861, in Sharon, Schoharie, New York, United States, her father, David S. Stamm, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Low, was 22. She married William Henry Craig in 1884. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 20 July 1949, in New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sharon, Schoharie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Craig
1854–1934
Caroline Stam
1861–1949
Marriage: 1884
Marian E Craig
1891–

Spouse and Children

    William Henry Craig

    Male1854–1934Male

    Female1861–1949Female

MARRIAGE
1884
children

(1)

    Marian E Craig

    Female1891–Female

Parents and Siblings

    David S. Stamm

    Male1835–1891Male

    Elizabeth Low

    Female1839–Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1861–1949Female

    Jennie Stam

    Female1863–Female

    Charles Stam

    Male1866–Male

    John Stam

    Male1869–Male

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

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

Age 2

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.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname for a heavily built man, from stam ‘stem’, ‘(tree)-trunk’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Stamm .3 Altered spelling of German Stamm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Stam in household of David Stam, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carrie Craig in household of William Craig, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carrie Craig in household of William H Craig, "United States Census, 1910"

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