THOMAS CRAIG - ISOBEL JAKISON

THOMAS CRAIG was born in Abbey (Paisley) parish, Renfrewshire, on the 2nd of March 1754.

Son of JOHN CRAIG and MARGARET ANDERSON.

John Craig (b. Abbey, Paisley c.1720) was the son of THOMAS CRAIG (b. Abbey c.1685).

John and Margaret were married in Abbey on the 27th of April 1753. John died c.1780 and Margaret died some years later.

John Craig and Margaret Anderson had, in addition to Thomas, the following children:

John

Margaret

Agnes

Agnes

Jean

Elizabeth

Ann

ISOBEL JAKISON was born about 1725.

Thomas Craig and Isobel Jakison were married in May 1782. There are entries in the OPR for Abbey (Paisley) for the 24th (OPR Ref. 559/4, FR1571) and for Renfrew for the 25th (OPR Ref. 575/3, FR306). The Renfrew entry is transcribed as Isabell Jackson.

Children:

  1. John Craig, born on the 6th of March, 1783.
  2. John married Jean McFarlane, daughter of DAVID MCFARLANE and ANN PATERSON.
  3. Thomas Craig, born on the 28thof December 1784.
  4. Janet Craig, born on the 6th of March 1787.
  5. Margaret Craig, born on the 1st of February 1789.