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Gail E. Gordon
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  • North Chelmsford, MA
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Ethel Mae (Craig) Rigby (1893-1962)

Posted on July 9, 2015 at 9:21am 0 Comments

Trying to locate the whereabouts of Ethel's writings on the Craig family.  Ethel spent the last 20 years of her life working on her family genealogy, some of which was published in newspaper articles.  Her daughter-in-law, Ann Rigby, continued her work but has since passed.  I am hoping that the family donated Ethel's writings to a library or archive.

Robert Alexander, carriage maker/wheelwright, of St. Andrews, NB 1800s

Posted on January 24, 2015 at 10:21am 0 Comments

Looking for descendants of Robert Alexander, born circa 1822, died 1895 in St. Andrews, NB. I have his signed photograph in my family album.  I believe that he is related to my 2nd g.grandmother, Margaret Alexander, as he is listed as one of the two witnesses to her marriage to Moses Craig in 1859 at the Greenock Presbyterian Church.  I am trying to determine the relationship between Robert and Margaret. 

Moses Craig Family of Maine and New Brunswick

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 2:57pm 2 Comments

My g. grandfather, Joseph Craig, was born in Calais, ME in 1860.  His parents were Moses A. Craig and Margaret Alexander, married in 1859 at the Greenock Presbyterian Church, St. Andrews, NB.  Moses is a descendant of Loyalists David Craig and Mary Steele.  Margaret is a mystery.  She may be the daughter of Thomas and Jane Alexander who emigrated from County Down in 1822, but no birth record or death record for her have been found.  My g. grandfather moved to Lowell MA in 1879 and that is…


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