William Allen Craig, d 3-24-1890, married Amanda Jane Smith, d. 10-26-1924 and/or Lockley Ellen Edgar?

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Wlll James Craig, my gfa, 9-5-1865 to 3-19-1937. His father was William Allen Craig. Who was Will's mother? Amanda Jane Smith OR Lockley Ellen Edgar? I have conflicting research. Thanks.
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Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982

Name: William James Craig
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 71
Birth Date: 5 Sep 1865
Birth Place: Tennessee
Residence: Chandler, Texas, USA
Death Date: 19 Mar 1937
Death Place: Chandler, Henderson, Texas, USA
Father: William Henry Craig
Mother: Amanda Jane Smith
Spouse: Dora Craig
Household Members:
Name Age
William James Craig
Amanda Jane Smith
William Henry Craig
Dora Craig
Source Citation: Texas Department of State Health Services; Austin Texas, USA
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Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014

Name: William H. Craig
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 4 Nov 1858
Marriage Place: Smith, Texas, USA
Spouse: Amanda J. Smith
Spouse Gender: Female
Household Members:
Name Age
William H. Craig
Amanda J. Smith
Source Citation: Texas Department of State Health Services; Austin, Texas
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Wm H. Craig

 in the 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Wm H. Craig
    Age: 50
    Birth Date: Abt 1830
    Birthplace: Mississippi
    Home in 1880: Henderson, Texas, USA
    Dwelling Number: 295
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    Marital status: Married
    Spouse's name: Ammanda J. Craig
    Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Occupation: Farmer
    Months Not Employed: 12
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Wm H. Craig 50
    Ammanda J. Craig 37
    John H. Craig 18
    Wm. J. Craig 14
    Martha J. Craig 12
    George T. Craig 10
    Lucy R. Craig 8
    Linnia O. Craig 5
    Charles L. Craig 1

    Source Citation

    Year: 1880; Census Place: Henderson, Texas; Roll: 1310; Page: 174D; Enumeration District: 034

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    in the 1870 census, William says he's born in Alabama

    William H

    Parents

    Alabama, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1825No Image
    Text-only collection
        Name: Mary Barefield
        Spouse: John Craig
        Marriage Date: 16 Oct 1823
        Marriage Location: Marengo

        Source Information

        Ancestry.com. Alabama, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1825 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.

        William Craigg

         in the 1850 United States Federal Census

          Name: William Craigg
          Gender: Male
          Age: 19
          Birth Year: abt 1831
          Birthplace: Alabama
          Home in 1850: Winston, Mississippi, USA
          Occupation: Farmer
          Industry: Agriculture
          Line Number: 15
          Dwelling Number: 764
          Family Number: 771
          Household Members:
          Name Age
          Mary Craigg 45
          William Craigg 19
          John Craigg 16
          Sarah Craigg 14
          Matilda Craigg 12
          Louisa Craigg 10

          Source Citation

          Year: 1850; Census Place: Winston, Mississippi; Roll: 382; Page: 370A

          Amanda's parents

          John W Smith

           in the Alabama, Marriage Index, 1800-1969

              Name: John W Smith
              Spouse: Delinda Obanion
              Marriage Date: 13 Nov 1841
              County: Limestone
              State: Alabama
              Source information: Hunting For Bears

              Source Information

              Ancestry.com. Alabama, Marriage Index, 1800-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

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