Ray Craig

19 April 1915–16 March 2000 (Age 84)
Cooter, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ray

When Ray Craig was born on 19 April 1915, in Cooter, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States, his father, Lavern Craig, was 35 and his mother, Kathryn Henry, was 33. He married Florence Vernell Hastings on 29 February 1964, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States. He lived in Concord Township, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States in 1940 and Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1998. He died on 16 March 2000, at the age of 84, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Ray Craig
Georgia Mae Schoonover
Deborah Kay Craig

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    Kathryn Henry




    Claude Craig


    Lloyd Craig


    Howard Craig Sr.



    Mayva Craig


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 16

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 26

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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Sources (3)

  • Ray Cray in household of Vernon Craig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ray Craig in household of Vern Craig, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ray Craig in household of Vern Craig, "United States Census, 1940"

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