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From: "Penny Wilson" <>
Subject: [CRAIG-L] Thomas Craig, James Craig, Ellender Craig Stewart County TN 1803
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2000 00:15:52 -0600


Thomas Craig born abt. 1760 MD?
Ellender Craig (Thomas's sister?) married James Poyner in Humphreys Co TN
1803 - signed petition to form Stewart County TN along with James Craig (Brother?)
12-18-1804 Thomas Craig, James Craig, James Poyner (Paynor) bondsmen for marriage of James Craig & Susanna Cottingim? (Cunningham, Cottingham) in Stewart CoTN
10-1-1805 William Craig & James Poyner bondsmen for marriage of William Craig to Jain McCannon Stewart Co. TN
1804 - Thomas Craig sold land to James Poyner in Humphreys Co TN
3-14-1817 Stewart Co TN deed book - deed 124 acres on E. Fork of Well's Creek from Thomas Craig to Wm. Tubbs - witness James Poyner
1820 Humphreys Co TN census lists Thomas Craig Sr., Thomas Craig, 2 James Craig's and Jane Craig
1820 Stewart County TN census lists A. Craig, 2 James Craigs
1840 Carroll Co. TN census lists Thomas Craig, Ann Craig, widow of James Craig who died Sept. 7, 1828 - 2nd husband was William Patterson
There was some kind of estate lawsuit over James Craig's estate and Thomas Craig was involved with it
1850 Benton Co TN census
Thomas Craig age 44 trade: miller born: TN
Sara Allen 2nd wife 37 NC
Martha 11 TN
Mary Elizabeth 9 TN
Angeline 6 TN
Charlotte 1 TN
Susan Craig 21 TN
Thomas Craig's 1st wife is unknown and is the mother of Martha and Mary Elizabeth and not sure about Susan Craig, she may be a family member he took into his home. Mary Elizabeth Craig was born in 1841 and he remarried Sara Allen in 1843 Benton Co TN. Mary Elizabeth married Thomas A. Watson in 1863.
Thomas Craig died May 23, 1854.
We cannot seem to tie this family of Craigs in to get the complete picture. Can anyone help us with this?
Penny Wilson

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