Monday, April 20, 2015

Samuel F. Craig.

Samuel F Craig. 

Birth: Mar., 1835, Virginia.
Death: Jan. 2, 1902, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

Occupation: Well Driver.

Wife: Mercy A. Craig, ( 1838-1925.)
Burial is unkown.

Children: Lea Y., Samuele, Jennie, Emma, Frederick, Frances Leafy Craig Bell (1863 - 1946).

Burial: Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

Ex-Prisoners of War.

Samuel F. Craig, Iowa Eighth Cavalry, Co. B. Captured Atlanta, July 29, 1864; Prison Andersonville, Released February 22, 1865.

Iowa State Records. 
 Iowa Eighth cavalry, Co. B.

Craig, Samuel F. Age 28. Residence Eddyville, nativity Virginia. Enlisted June 10, 1863, as Second Sergeant. Mustered June 10, 1863.  Taken prisoner July 30, 1864, Newnan, Ga. Mustered out May 13, 1865, Davenport, Iowa.

Pension File.

Samuel F. Craig, Nervous Prostration; $2. per month; July 1881.

Note.  Before moving on to New Mexico he lived in Shawnee County, Kansas in North Topeka.  He lived in Topeka from 1871-1883.  He was in the business of selling Lighting Rods, Drive Well Pumps and Wells and Etc.

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