Craig, Giles, S., Mrs. (Dora Chewning)

Mrs. Giles S. Craig died September 9, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Gallagher east of Inman. Funeral services were held in Inman and the burial was in the family lot at Union cemetery at Battle Creek. Dora F. Chewning was born in Bedford County, Virginia. She had reached the age of 79 years, 1 month and 13 days. She was married to Giles S. Craig in 1871 and came to Madison county, Nebraska in 1885. Mr. Craig died in 1910. Survivors were A. W. Craig, Mrs. Gallagher, William Craig, George Craig, Mrs. Harry Niles, Mrs. J. M. Warner, Mrs. William Decker, Mrs. J. W. DeMerritt, and Mrs. Edwin Hallee. Also surviving were twenty-five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Source: excerpt from Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, September 11, 1930, page 1.