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 ====== John Hawkins Craig ====== ====== John Hawkins Craig ======
-John Hawkins Craig, the son of John and Sarah "​Sally"​ (Page) Craig, was born in Spotsylvania County, Virginia on 14 Mar 1763.  He served in the [[Revolutionary War]] as a Private and Quartermaster General, before moving to [[Boone County]]. ​ On 17 March [[1802]] Craig married Sallie Snelling (1767?-30 November [[1859]]) in Woodford County. ​ Craig died on 8 April [[1852]] and was buried in the [[Craig Graveyard]] at [[East Bend]]. ​ There is a [[daughters of the american revolution|D.A.R.]] marker on his gravesite.+John Hawkins Craig, the son of John and Sarah "​Sally"​ (Page) Craig, was born in Spotsylvania County, Virginia on 14 Mar 1763.  He served in the [[Revolutionary War]] as a Private and Quartermaster General, before moving to [[Boone County]]. ​ On 17 March [[1802]] Craig married Sallie Snelling (1767?-30 November [[1859]]) in Woodford County. ​ Craig died on 8 April [[1852]] and was buried in the Craig Graveyard at [[East Bend]]. ​ There is a [[national society ​daughters of the american revolution|D.A.R.]] marker on his gravesite.
  
 Craig and [[Robert Johnson]] donated the seventy-four acre site for the county seat of [[Burlington]]. ​ The town was originally named for him, and was called Craig'​s Camp. Craig and [[Robert Johnson]] donated the seventy-four acre site for the county seat of [[Burlington]]. ​ The town was originally named for him, and was called Craig'​s Camp.
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