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Ann Craighead

Female 1725 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ann Craighead was born on 1 Jul 1725 in White Clay Creek, New Castle, Delaware; was buried in Stone Graveyard, Lewisville, Chester, Pennsylvania.

    Notes:

    Also called Alice Craighead.

    Family/Spouse: Rev. Alexander McDowell. Alexander (son of John McDowell) was born in 1721 in Gleno, Raloo, Antrim, Ireland; died on 13 Jan 1782; was buried in Stone Graveyard, Lewisville, Chester, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Dr. John McDowell  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1750 in Cecil County, Maryland; died on 1 Jan 1825 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Dr. John McDowell Descendancy chart to this point (1.Ann1) was born in 1750 in Cecil County, Maryland; died on 1 Jan 1825 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio.

    Notes:

    From "The McDowell Family", citation details below:

    John was born in Cecil county, Maryland, in 1750; was educated as a physician at the medical school of the University of Pennsylvania. He married Martha Johnston, at New London Cross Roads, Chester County. About the year 1804 he removed to Steubenville, Ohio and died there January 1, 1825. He was an officer and surgeon in the Continental and United States army. In the Revolutionary War he served with distinction and honor; was engaged in the 'Crossing of the Delaware,' the battle of Princeton, Trenton and others. Congress presented him with a sword. He was a close personal friend of Gen. George Washington, and one of the original members of the Society of the Cincinnati. His military record is as follows: First lieutenant and surgeon's mate, Sixth Pennsylvania Battalion, Jan 9, 1776; first lieutenant, no date, and captain Seventh Pennsylvania March 20, 1777; transferred to First Pennsylvania, Jan. 1, 1783, and served to Nov. 3 1783; surgeon United States infantry regiment, Aug. 1, 1784; resigned July 24, 1788.

    He served his State as a member of the Executive Council for three years and was also a member of the Legislature.

    John married Martha Johnston in New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania. Martha (daughter of Alexander Johnston and Martha) was born in in New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Alexander Johnston McDowell  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1788 in New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania; died on 6 Dec 1871 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio; was buried in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Alexander Johnston McDowell Descendancy chart to this point (2.John2, 1.Ann1) was born in 1788 in New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania; died on 6 Dec 1871 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio; was buried in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1789

    Alexander married Mary Sheldon on 19 Jul 1814 in Jefferson County, Ohio. Mary (daughter of Roderick Sheldon and Mary Sheldon) was born in 1802 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; died in 1843; was buried in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Lydia Lucretia McDowell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 4 Jul 1825 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio; died on 24 Dec 1904 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Lydia Lucretia McDowell Descendancy chart to this point (3.Alexander3, 2.John2, 1.Ann1) was born on 4 Jul 1825 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio; died on 24 Dec 1904 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio.

    Lydia married Eli Todd Tappan on 4 Feb 1851 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio. Eli (son of Benjamin Tappan, Senator from Ohio and Elizabeth "Betsy" Lord) was born on 30 Apr 1824 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio; died on 23 Oct 1888 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Tappan  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 14 Dec 1851 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio; died on 25 Aug 1916 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Mary TappanMary Tappan Descendancy chart to this point (4.Lydia4, 3.Alexander3, 2.John2, 1.Ann1) was born on 14 Dec 1851 in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio; died on 25 Aug 1916 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    "[A]n American novelist and short story writer best known for her acute characterizations and depictions of academic life." [Wikipedia]

    Mary married John Henry Wright on 2 Apr 1879 in Gambier, Knox, Ohio. John (son of Rev. Austen Hazen Wright and Catherine Myers) was born on 4 Feb 1852 in Urumiah, Persia; died on 25 Nov 1908 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Austin Tappan Wright  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 20 Aug 1883 in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire; died on 19 Sep 1931 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Austin Tappan WrightAustin Tappan Wright Descendancy chart to this point (5.Mary5, 4.Lydia4, 3.Alexander3, 2.John2, 1.Ann1) was born on 20 Aug 1883 in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire; died on 19 Sep 1931 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Author of Islandia, a quasi-utopian novel published eleven years after his death, which has remained almost uninterruptedly in print.

    Austin married Margaret Garrad Stone on 14 Nov 1912 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Margaret (daughter of William Eben Stone and Katherine Maria Fay) was born on 19 Jul 1886 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 1 Sep 1937 in London, England; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Sylvia Wright  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 21 Jan 1917 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; died on 9 May 1981 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    2. 8. Phyllis Wright  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 11 Dec 1919 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; died on 23 Feb 2007 in New York, New York.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Sylvia Wright Descendancy chart to this point (6.Austin6, 5.Mary5, 4.Lydia4, 3.Alexander3, 2.John2, 1.Ann1) was born on 21 Jan 1917 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; died on 9 May 1981 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    As a San Francisco newspaper columnist, she coined the word "mondegreen."

    "Sylvia Wright, a Writer and Harpers Ex-Editor," in The New York Times, 13 May 1981:

    Sylvia Wright, a freelance writer who frequently and humorously commented in national magazines on trends in modern living, died of cancer Saturday at her home in Cambridge, Mass. She was 64 years old.

    Miss Wright was also a former editor of Harpers Bazaar. A collection of her magazine articles, ''Get Away From Me With Those Christmas Gifts,'' was published by McGraw-Hill in 1957. She was also the author of a novel, ''A Shark Infested Rice Pudding.''

    After her graduation from Bryn Mawr College, Miss Wright edited and prepared for publication ''Islandia,'' a Utopian novel about an imaginary country written by her father, the late Austin Tappen [sic] Wright, who was a professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania. The novel, which has been a steady seller, was published in 1942, reissued in 1958. It is currently published by Arno Press Inc. and the New American Library.

    At her death, Miss Wright was writing a biography of her great-aunt, Melusina Fay Peirce, an early feminist and first wife of the American physicist, mathematician and philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce.

    Miss Wright is survived by her husband, Paul J. Mitarachi; a son, John; a sister, Phyllis King of Manhattan; and two brothers, Benjamin and William Wright.


  2. 8.  Phyllis Wright Descendancy chart to this point (6.Austin6, 5.Mary5, 4.Lydia4, 3.Alexander3, 2.John2, 1.Ann1) was born on 11 Dec 1919 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; died on 23 Feb 2007 in New York, New York.

    Notes:

    Phyllis Wright and Lowell King were seventh cousins once removed, her being a 6XG-granddaughter of the Rev. James Fitch (1622-1702) and Priscilla Mason (1641-1714), and he being a 7XG-grandson of the same couple.

    Phyllis married Lowell King on 27 Sep 1941 in New York, New York. Lowell (son of Clarence Baker King and Alice Darracott Seabrook) was born on 2 May 1920 in New Canaan, Farfield, Connecticut; died on 27 Aug 1969 in New York, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Tappan Wright King  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Sep 1950 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico.


Generation: 8

  1. 9.  Tappan Wright King Descendancy chart to this point (8.Phyllis7, 6.Austin6, 5.Mary5, 4.Lydia4, 3.Alexander3, 2.John2, 1.Ann1) was born on 10 Sep 1950 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico.

    Tappan married Beth Ann Meacham on 13 Oct 1978 in New York City. Beth (daughter of Richard Allen Meacham and Marion Ann Gaunder) was born on 14 Nov 1951 in Newark, Licking, Ohio. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]