|Death: ||Jan. 22, 1881|
"Consort of Jesse M. Gordon, d. 22 Jan 1881, 79 years; Presbyterian."
(C. Herald, 13 May 1881) (She was a dau of Johnson & Martha Blackwood Craig who immigrated from Orange Co., N.C. in 1808)
Her father Johnson Craig was born in Orange County, N.C. 19 Nov 1774; died 17 Sept 1848, aged 74 yrs. His wife Marth (Blackwood) Craig, survied him and died 15 Oct 1856, aged 76 yrs. They married 3 may 1798 and emigrated to Tenn in 1808 and settled near Mt. Pleasant, Maury County, on the place now know as the Kittrell old mill place, where a fort was built for a place of safety. His brother, William Craig came with him and settled where Capt. Scott Jennings now resides. At the time they came, there was not even a tree marked where Mt. Pleasant now stands. Johnson Craig remained in Maury County until 1838 when he staarted for Mississippi, but his health failing, he stopped near Summertown at the Faust place where Mr. Watkins now resides. Here he remained until his death. They had 14 children.
Although her grave in not now marked, it is believed that Eleanor Johnson Craig Gordon is buried at Hunter near her parents.
According to "The Hunter Meeting House" pg. 26, this grave is thought to be located in Section 3.
Ref: "The Hunter Meetinghouse and It's Cemetery Records" McKennon & Hendrix, 1983, pg.44
Johnston Craig (1774 - 1848)
Martha Blackwood Craig (1784 - 1856)
Elinor Craig Gordon (____ - 1881)
Elizabeth Craig Pickard (1804 - 1849)*
John Blackwood Craig (1808 - 1885)*
Johnston Craig (1812 - 1883)*
Charles King Craig (1816 - 1897)*
James Millard Craig (1823 - 1897)*
Created by: Mary Bob McClain
Record added: Jun 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8858194
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