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John Craik

M, #4434, b. circa 1822, d. 25 January 1890
  • Birth*: John Craik was born circa 1822 at Fern, Forfarshire, Scotland; from 1881 census.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Isobel Ramsay, daughter of James Ramsay and Isabella Allan, on 19 January 1845 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Craik died on 25 January 1890 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland, from MI.3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected after 25 January 1890 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads photo held: MI reads : in loving memory of John Craik feuar Letham who died 25th Jan 1890 aged 68 years; and his wife Isabella Ramsay who died 7th Dec 1906 aged 83 years; also their daughter Ann who died 6th May 1866 aged 21 years; and her aunt Catherine Ramsay who died 14th Feb 1894 aged 84 years.3
    Dunnichen Churchyard John Craik Isabella Ramsay

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Isobel Ramsay in the 1881 census at Hemming Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Craik, head, mar, 60, labourer general, Fern; Isabella Craik, wife, mar, 58, labourers wife, Dunnichen; Lily c Cruthers, grand daug, 2, Dunnichen; Catherine Craik, visitor, mar, 28, merchants wife, Kiltarn Ross & Cromarty; Helen Craik, visitor, 4m, St Cuthberts Edinburgh; also in the household were Margaret Craik.1
Last Edited: 6 May 2017


Isobel Ramsay b. 29 Nov 1822, d. 7 Dec 1906


Ann Craik b. 16 Apr 1845, d. 6 May 1866
Margaret Craik b. 16 May 1847
James Craik b. 28 May 1849
William Craik b. 26 Aug 1851
Peter Craik b. 2 Oct 1855
Isabella Craik b. 14 Jul 1858
John Craik b. 16 Feb 1861


  1. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL 0203491 283 2 2 [Aug 2008].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M112834 [Aug 2008].
  3. [S43] PCC photos held [Aug 2008].