Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Craigs in:
 • Armstrong Grove Cemetery
 • Armstrong
 • Emmet County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
John Riley Craig
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 17, 1877
Hardin County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1955
Emmet County
Iowa, USA

Parents were Melvin C. Craig and Rosella Ellen Wood.

Craig Rites Are Monday
Funeral services for John Craig, 78, who dropped dead on Armstrong’s main street Thursday [September 15, 1955] afternoon, will be held in the First Methodist church at Armstrong on Monday at 2 p.m. the Rev. S.E. Polovina officiating. Burial will be in Armstrong Grove cemetery.

John Craig was born in Radcliffe on Feb. 17, 1877 and came to the Armstrong area in 1902. He farmed until his retirement to the town of Armstrong abut 1943. Mr. and Mrs. Craig [Mary Jane Luscombe] celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary in April of this year.

Surviving besides his widow are four sons, Lloyd of Farnhamville, Ralph of Armstrong, Frank of Dolliver, and John Jr. of Minneapolis, and two daughters, Mrs. Sam Butcher of Armstrong and Mrs. Harvey Hansow of Detroit, Mich. There are 17 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson also surviving. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, September 17, 1955)

-given by Merllene 
Family links: 
  Melvin C Craig (1856 - 1908)
  Rosella Wood Craig (1855 - 1916)
  Mary Jane Luscombe Craig (1875 - 1955)*
  Hazel Clara Craig Butcher (1897 - 1976)*
  Ralph Craig (1903 - 1967)*
  Frank Allen Craig (1906 - 1983)*
  Lloyd Verle Craig (1914 - 1975)*
  John Riley Craig (1877 - 1955)
  Mary Etta Craig Rankin (1879 - 1962)*
  Myron Allanson Craig (1881 - 1931)*
  Nellie May Craig Cammack (1882 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Armstrong Grove Cemetery
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
Created by: famhistrylvr
Record added: Jun 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27430444
John Riley Craig
John Riley Craig
Added by: Mary
John Riley Craig
Cemetery Photo
Added by: KaryLou
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service