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Craig, Crockett, Stockton in Clinton Co., KY

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Craig, Crockett, Stockton in Clinton Co., KY

Posted: 953121600000
Classification: Query
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James Craig b abt 1765 m Jan b abt 1785 had children: Rebecca b 1799 m
Daniel Stockton, David Craig b KY m (unknown), James b abt 1810 m
Elizabeth Garner, John b KY d 1870 m Sarah Polston, Ann b abt 1816 m
Edmund Johnson, Jan b 1822 KY d 1878 m Solomon Polston, Rosannah L. b
abt 1828 KY m Lemuel or Samuel L. Stockton.

Sources: Feguson, Jack; EARLY TIMES IN CLINTON COUNTY, vol. I; p. 383,
footnote 114: The only member of this family that can be identified on
the 1810 census is James Craig, born around 1765. It is probable that
he was the founder of the Craig family in Clinton County.

Microfilm #007939 Clinton Co., Ky, Tax Book: David Craig listed 1837
and 1839 having 1 horse and 1 cow valued @ $20; James Craig listed abt
1837 with 1 horse and 2 cows valued @ abt $95.

David Craig b KY married (unknown) had child: James Crockett Craig b
1825 KY m Mary Ann Stockton

Note: It has not been proved that David was James Crockett Craig's

James Crockett Craig b 1825 KY m Mary Ann Stockton b 1827 KY abt 1849
and had children: Malissa b 1849 d 1898 m Thomas Granville Savage;
David Coldwell Craig b 1850 Clinton, KY, d 1930 m Hannah Carolina Hays
1880 Clinton, KY; William Lewis Craig b 1852 KY d 1931 m Sarah Elizabeth
Reece and Sarah W. Savage; R.J. b 1854; Andrew Jackson b 1855 KY d 1935;
Hiram Van Buren b 1858 m Ada Stockton and Nancy Ellen Huddleston;
Lucretia b 1861 d 1907 m Carl Savage; James D. b 1864 KY d 1919 m Nancy
S. Thompson.

Sources: James C. Craig and his family were found in the 1870 census of
Clinton Co., KY, page 329 with his wife and 6 children; David Caldwell
found in 1880 census of Clinton Co., KY living with his brother, Hiram;
Wm. Lewis found in 1910 Clinton, KY, census, Hays Pct., E.D. 64; with
his wife, Lizzy who was his second wife of 9 years with five children;
R.J. birth date from county birth records; A.J.'s wife and child died
and he was found in the 1910 Clinton, KY, census, living with his
brother, James D.; Hiram Van Buren was listed by Ferguson, page 384,
footnote 123 - Hiram...received a law degree from Cumberland Universty
in 1887 and a degree in medicine from Louisville University in 1890...he
was a school teacher and taught Cordell Hull before becoming a
doctor...settled at Byrdstown, TN; James D. appeared in the 1910
Clinton, KY, a farmer.

We hope to make contact with all researchers interested in these family lines in an effort to solidify the connections that are tentative and open new lines currently undiscovered.
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