no image

William A Craig Sr (1869 - 1927)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
William A Craig Sr
Born in St. Louis, Missourimap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Springfield, Illinoismap
Profile last modified
This page has been accessed 152 times.


William was mostly Native American, Choctaw. He was the secretary and treasurer for a construction labor union. He was known for giving anyone a job, which made union members angry, and his life was threatened, which is when he moved his family to Illinois.[1]

father TX mother MO


  1. Memoir of Bertha Craig from interview with Judith Haynes for the University of Illinois at Springfield, September 1981
  • "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 March 2015), Annie Craig in household of William A Craig, Precinct 6 St. Louis city Ward 23, St. Louis, Missouri, United States; citing sheet 3A, family 78, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,898.
  • "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 March 2015), William Craig in household of W U Craig, Petersburg Ward 3, Menard, Illinois, United States; citing sheet 9A, family 185, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,393.
  • "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 March 2015), William A. Craig, 23 Sep 1927; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,614,260.

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored by MyHeritage

Searching for someone else?

    First: Last:

    Search for your ancestors:
    Who are you looking for?
    Roughly when were they born?
    No known carriers of William's Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests and no close relatives have taken a 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA "Family Finder" test.

    Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

    • Login to edit this profile.
    • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
    • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)

    C  >  Craig  >  William A Craig Sr