Individuals:

Craig, David

GRAMPS ID I0474
Birth Name Craig, David 1
Gender male

Events

Birth before 1769 2
Death about 1812  at  Washington Co., VA 2

Parents

Father Craig, John [I0467]
Mother Cox, Mary [I0464]
Siblings
  1. Craig, James [I0815]
  2. Craig, John [I0475]
  3. Craig, Robert [I0473]
  4. Craig, Cynthia [I0449]
  5. Craig, Hiram [I0457]
  6. Craig, Idress [I0476]
  7. Craig, Jane [I0471]
  8. Craig, Nancy Agnes [I0472]

Narrative

September 27, 1800-James Monroe Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these presents shall come greeting know ye, That, by virtue of a Land Office Treasury warrant number two thousand three hundred and fifty three issued the twenty sixth day of December one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven There is Granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig A certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres by survey bearing date the twenty seventh day of April one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight, lying and being in the County of Washington on the South side of the Middle fork of Holstein River and corner to James Hand's and Evans's land. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 46, 1797-1801, p. 313, Reel 112).

May 30, 1801-James Monroe Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these presents shall come greeting Know Ye, That by virtue of a land office Treasury Warrant number two thousand three hundred and fifty three issued the twenty sixth of December one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven There is Granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig and Thomas Johnston A certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres by survey bearing date the tenth day of September one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight lying and being in the County of Washington on the south side of the middle fork and corner to James Hand's land, and Evans land. Delivered to Sam'l. Fulton on Oct. 14th 1801. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 49, 1802, p. 184, Reel 115). (Note: This is the same land as that granted on September 27, 1800. I don't know why a second grant was made.)

January 1, 1802-James Monroe Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these presents shall come greeting know ye that by virtue of a land office treasury warrant number fourteen thousand nine hundred and twenty nine issued the tenth of December seventeen hundred & eighty two, There is granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig a certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres by survey bearing date the eighth day of August eighteen hundred lying and being in the County of Washington on both sides of the south fork of Holstein River and corner to James Keys land, Christopher Hustons land, Gideon Farris's land, and John Rambors land. Delivered to the proprietor 24th May 1802. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 48, 1801-1802, p. 366, Reel 114.)

January 21, 1802-James Monroe Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these presents shall come greeting Know Ye that by virtue of a land office treasury Warrant number fourteen thousand nine hundred and twenty nine issued the tenth day of December one thousand seven hundred and eighty two there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig a certain tract or parcel of land containing forty acres by survey bearing date the eighth day of August eighteen hundred lying and being in the County of Washington on the waters of the South fork of Holstein and corner to Christopher Hustons and Philip Catrines land. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 49, 1802, p. 613, Reel 115.)

September 30, 1802-An article of agreement made between David Carson, Senr. of the one part and David Craig of the other part both of the County of Washington and State of Virginia Witnesseth that the said David Carson hath granted bargained and sold unto the said David Craig one certain tract or parcel of land corner to Thomas Montgomery, Richard Montgomery, ____(?), William Moore, and David Craig and in line of it said Craig do bind himself to make a title to a certain tract of land in fee simple lying and adjoining James Thompson's, Meeks and Hustons known by the name of Kerrs place and two hundred dollars in cash but eighty acres of said Carson land the title being disputed the said Craig is not to pay the said two hundred dollars until said Carson make a sufficient title in fee simple and for the further performance of the above obligation we do hereby set our hands and seals this 30th day of September 1802.


Teste- David Carson
Samuel Meek
William Carson
(Washington County Deed Book 3, page 643 on microfilm at the Library of Virginia).

May 13, 1803-John Guerrant esquire Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To all to whom these presents shall come greeting Know ye that by virtue of three land office treasury warrants "to wit" two hundred acres by number six thousand one hundred and five, issued the ninth September seventeen hundred and eighty, fifty acres by number fourteen thousand nine hundred and twenty nine issued the tenth day of December seventeen hundred and eighty two, and two hundred acres by number two thousand six hundred ninety six, issued the fifteenth day of May seventeen hundred and ninety nine, There is granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig a certain tract or parcel of land containing four hundred and fifty acres by survey bearing date the twenty first and twenty fifth days of October eighteen hundred and one, lying and being in the County of Washington on the waters of the middle fork of Holstein River and is corner to the lands of Peter Stateup, Mathias Smock, Oakwood, and Jacob Halfacre. Grant delivered to the proprietor 29th Oct. 1803. (Virginia Land Office Grant No. 51, 1802-1803, p. 307, Reel 117).

March 21, 1804-Indenture between David Craig and Margaret his wife of Washington County, Virginia and Phillip Catron of the county and state aforesaid in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars current money a parcel of land containing 50 acres lying & being in Washington County on both sides of the south fork of the Holstein River corner to James Keys's land, Christopher Huston's land, Gideon Fairer's land and James Ranbors land, also another tract of land in Washington County on the waters of the south fork of the Holstein River containing 40 acres corner to Huston & Phillip Catrines. (Washington County Deed Book 3, page 140 on microfilm at the Library of Virginia).

March 18, 1806--Indenture between David Craig & Margaret, his wife, of Washington County, Virginia and Joseph Meek, Jun. of Washington County Virginia in consideration of one thousand dollars current money a certain parcel in Washington County, Virginia containing 300 acres on both sides of Bakers Creek a branch of Holsteins River being the same tract of land conveyed by John Kirk to Robert Craig by an Indenture of bargain and by the said Robert Craig devised to the said David Craig corner to the said Kirk's former survey , Jacob Hices survey and lines, adjoining George Hice's land, corner to James Thompson's old survey, Phillip Grievers survey and corner to Bates. (Wythe County Deed Book 3, page 461 on microfilm at the Library of Virginia).

August 26, 1807-William H. Cabell Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia: To all to whom these presents shall come greeting, Know Ye That by virtue of an exchanged Treasury warrant number twelve hundred and ninety five issued the thirteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and two, there is granted by the said commonwealth unto David Craig, a certain tract or parcel of land, containing forty four acres by survey bearing date the fourth day of March one thousand eight hundred and five, lying and being in the county of Washington, on the waters of the Middle fork of Holstein river, and corner to Thomas Montgomery's land, John Evans land and William Moore's land. Grant delivered to the proprietor the 15th of December 1808. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 56, 1806-1808, p. 272, Reel 122.)

August 26, 1807-William H. Cabell Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia: to all to whom these presents shall come greeting: Know Ye That by virtue of an exchanged Treasury warrant, number twelve hundred and ninety-five, issued the thirteenth of may Eighteen hundred and two, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig a certain tract or parcel of land, containing five acres by survey bearing date the fourth day of March one thousand eight hundred and five, lying and being in the county of Washington on the dividing ridge, between the south and middle forks and corner to John Lannince's land, William Moor's land, & Craig's adjacent land. Grant delivered to the proprietor the 15th December 1808. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 56, 1806-1808, p. 273, Reel 122.)

November 7, 1808-William H. Cabell Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these presents shall come greeting: Know ye, that by virtue of an exchanged treasury warrant number one thousand two hundred and ninety five issued the thirteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and two there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig a certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres by survey bearing date the twenty-fifth day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty lying and being in the County of Washington on the waters of the middle fork of Holstein river and corner to Craigs adjacent land, Jacob Halfacres land, and James Thompsons land. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 57, 1807-1809, p. 313, Reel 123.)

November 7, 1808-William H. Cabell Esquire, governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting: know ye, That by virtue of an exchanged Treasury warrant number one thousand two hundred and ninety five issued the thirteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and two there is granted by the said Commonwealth, unto David Craig a certain tract or parcel of land, containing one hundred and fifty eight acres, by survey bearing date the twenty second day of October one thousand eight hundred and five, lying and being in the county of Washington on the waters of the Laurel fork and corner to the mountain survey and John Key, John Larimer's land, and Andrew Russells land. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 57, 1807-1809, p. 337, Reel 123.)

November 7, 1808-William H. Cabell Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, To all to whom these presents shall come; Greeting: know ye, That by virtue of an Exchanged Treasury warrant number one thousand two hundred and ninety five issued the thirteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and two there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto David Craig a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and fifty acres by survey bearing date, the twenty-fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and six; lying and being in the county of Washington, on the waters of the middle fork of Holstein river and corner to Craigs adjacent tract, Mathias Smocks land, Main's land, McClure's land and by a sink hole. (Virginia Land Office Grants No. 57, 1807-1809, p. 338, Reel 123.)

April 10, 1809-Indenture between David Craig and Peggy his wife of the one part and Joseph Ramsey of the other part both of Washington County and State of Virginia Witnesseth that the said David Craig and Peggy his wife have bargained and sold unto the said Joseph Ramsey for and in consideration of the sum of forty pounds current money in hand paid one certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and fifty eight acres be the same more or less lying and being in the county of Washington on the waters of the Lorel fork corner to the Mountain Survey and John Keys, corner to John Leramers and in a line of Andrew Russell. (Washington County District Court Deed Book B, page 212 on microfilm at the Library of Virginia).

1810 Census Washington County
David Craig:
Males under age 10-1
Males age 10 to 16-1
Males age 16 to 26-1
Males greater than age 45-1
Females under age 10-1
Females age 10 to 16-1
Females age 26-45-1

Marriage 1 Margaret CARSON b: ABT. 1769
Married: 28 FEB 1793 in Washington County, Virginia
Note: David and Margaret were married by Rev. Charles Cummings.
Children
Elizabeth Christy CRAIG b: 23 MAR 1794 in Virginia
Robert CRAIG b: BET. 1794 - 1800
Margaret Ann CRAIG b: ABT. 1804 in Washington County, Virginia
William CRAIG b: ABT. 1801 in Virginia
Mary CRAIG

Source References

  1. Will of John Craig, Sr. [S0158]
  2. Descendents of John Craig of Hans Meadows, Virginia [S0157]

Pedigree

  1. Craig, John
    1. Cox, Mary
      1. Craig, James
      2. Craig, John
      3. Craig, Robert
      4. Craig, Cynthia
      5. Craig, David
      6. Craig, Hiram
      7. Craig, Idress
      8. Craig, Jane
      9. Craig, Nancy Agnes

Ancestors