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Isabella Elizabeth (Begg) Craig (1823)

Isabella Elizabeth (Isabelle) Craig formerly Begg
Born in Leith, Edinburgh , Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Wife of — married 2 Jun 1846 in Leith South, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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The mother of the first Presidential Secret Service agent killed while on duty. She survived her son. She died after 1902.

'1941 Scotland Census[1]

Name: Isabella Begg
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
Gender: Female
Where born: Midlothian, Scotland
Civil Parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts
County: Midlothian[2]

Address: Gayfield Place

Occupation: F S

Parish Number: 685/2

Household Members: Name Age
  1. George Stodart 50
  2. Janet Stodart 45
  3. Jessie Stodart 20
  4. Isabella Stodart 18
  5. Christian Stodart 16
  6. George Stodart 14
  7. Isabella Begg 18
Note: was she a student? a servant?


Husband: George Craig
Wife: Elizabeth Begg
Date: 1846
Place: Leith Parish, Scotland
Transcription of Marriage Record:
George Craig, Compositior, residing at No. 8,Kinkgate, Leith, Parish of South Leith, and Isabella Begg residing at No. 26 Lolbooth Myne Leith, same parish, daughter of the late Hugh Begg, Waggoner Leith, were three times proclaimed in the Parish Church of South Leith, in order to marriage, 31st May 1846 and no objections offered, and were married at Leith 2nd June 1846 by the Rev David Thorbum.


  1. 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts; ED: 28B; Page: 2; Line: 462; Year: 1841 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
  2. "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 Aug 2012), Isabella Begg in entry for Charles Cammidge Craig, 23 May 1865; citing reference , FHL microfilm 6035516.

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