C. C. CRAIG

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C. C. CRAIG has a general store in Madison township, at Hawkville, on the Lawsonham and Widnoon road, where he has been doing business since 1908. Mr. Craig�s parents, George W. (Jr.) and Margaret J. (Paine) Craig, also made their home in Madison township, on the road just mentioned; the father died Aug. 24, 1913.

C. C. Craig was born Sept. 25, 1876, in Madison township, where he grew to manhood, receiving his education in the public schools there. After commencing work he was employed at mining for awhile and then learned the carpenter�s trade. Some years ago he built his present store, where he has been doing a general mercantile business, dealing in dry goods, notions, hardware and miners� supplies, since Aug. 1, 1908. Besides the commodities mentioned he also handles a good line of patent medicines. He is a trusted official of Madison township, at present serving his second term as auditor, to which he was elected on the Republican ticket. Mr. Craig belongs to the I. O. O. F., the Madison township Grange, and is a member of the M. E. Church at Widnoon.

On July 11, 1898, Mr. Craig married Mary O. Hawk, daughter of James H. and Mollie Hawk, residents of Madison township. Mr. And Mrs. Craig have passed all their married life in that township. Seven children have been born to them, as follows: Matilda, Irene, Lester James, Hazel Olive, Howard Freeman, Paul Curtis, Stephen Clarence and Charles Cecil.

Source: Pages 877-878, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J. H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed April 2002 by James R. Hindman for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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