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 John Henderson Craigmiles

John Henderson Craigmiles

Birth
Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Death 7 Jan 1899 (aged 73)
Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 22409 · View Source
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Father of Nina Craigmiles, builder of St. Luke Episcopal Church. An entrepeneur with the Midas touch, he made thousands shipping supplies to the California Gold Rush. Also sold supplies to the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Known to have bought meat at 8 cents a pound and then sell it to the Confederate Army for 14 cents a pound. John was drafted to the Confederate Army, but sent a paid substitue in his place.

Bio by: Dustin Oliver



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22409
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henderson Craigmiles (7 Jun 1825–7 Jan 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22409, citing Saint Lukes Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .