Betsy McCraig

Betsy McCraig

Female Bef 1800 - 1843  (~ 43 years)

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  • Name Betsy McCraig 
    Born Bef 1800  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Between Oct 1843 and 1847  Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • See husband's entry for surname explanation. We know she was Betsy from his will. Son John's bio says she died before he was 20 (May 1847).
    Person ID I2310  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2001 

    Family Robert Gwin,   b. Bef 1784, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1843-Feb 1844, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married (probably) 8 Feb 1816  Pendleton Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Gwin,   b. Abt 1816, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1887  (Age ~ 71 years)
     2. Renick Gwin,   b. 1817-1820, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1887  (Age 67 years)
     3. David Gwin,   b. Abt 1820, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catherine Gwin,   b. Abt 1822, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1887, (probably) Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     5. Blackburn Gwin,   b. 1824-1827, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1871, Cowpasture river, Highland Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. John Gwin,   b. 1 May 1827, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1887, (probably) Coles Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F774  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S62] Coles County, IL History, (Chicago, IL; Chapman Bros; 1887), BOTH PARENTS DIED BEFORE YOUNGEST SON JOHN WAS 20 (1847), AND BETSY WAS ALIVE WHEN HUSBAND'S WILL WAS WRITTEN IN 1843; ACCORDING TO COLES HISTORY SHE LIVED "SEVERAL YEARS" AFTER HIS DEATH (Reliability: 0).