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Descendants of Thomas Craigs (ca 1770 - 30 Sep 1860)
and first wife Ann Crosby (ca 1770 - 1811)
and second wife Margaret Patterson (ca 1780 - 10 Sep 1843)

Second Immigrant Generation

14. Isabella Craigs . Daughter of Thomas Craigs & Margaret Patterson. Born 19 Feb 1824 in Milfield, England. Christen 28 Feb 1824 in United Presbyterian Church, Cheviot St., Wooler.


    From United Presbyterian Church, Cheviot St. (Wooler, England) Church records.   Births and baptisms.   1749-1833   LDS film #0087986:   "Isabella Craigs Daughter or Thomas and Margaret Craigs of the Parish of Kirknewton in the County of Northumberland, born at Milfield February 19th was baptised February 28, 1824 by:   James Mitchell, Protestant Dissenting Minister."


    She married James Nesbitt, son of James Nesbitt & Elspeth, 28 Oct 1844 in Harvey Settlement By Daniel McCurdy, Presbyterian . Born 2 Oct 1822 in England.

   Two birth dates for James:   29 Oct 1823 England, and 2 Oct 1822.   Not sure which is correct.

    PANB Marriage Records, p. 265:   "James Nesbit and Isabella Craigs on 28 Oct 1844, by Daniel McCurdy, witnesses John B. Nesbit and Isabella Herbert."


    James and Isabella lived on Lot #12W 2nd tier, which they sold to Archibald Rutherford in 1852 and went to Australia.


    James and Isabella arrived in Melbourne, Australia in Oct 1852 aboard the ship "Revenue", and it is believed they spent the rest of their lives in Australia.