b. March 1831, d. 18 August 1912
- Maria Wood was born in March 1831 in County Sligo, Ireland.
- She married Thomas Craig on 23 September 1882 in Bath, Steuben County, New York.
- The following appeared on 27 September 1882 in The Steuben Advocate: Mr. Thomas Craig and Mrs. Maria Sutherland were married in this village last Saturday.
- Thomas Craig and Maria Wood appeared in the New York state census of 16 February 1892 in Bath, New York.
- Thomas Craig and Maria Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Bath, Steuben County, New York, at 109 East William Street.
- Thomas Craig and Maria Wood appeared in the New York state census of 1 June 1905 in Bath, Steuben County, New York, at 109 East William St.
- Thomas Craig and Maria Wood appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Bath, Steuben County, New York, at 109 William Street.
- Maria Wood died on 18 August 1912 at age 81 in Bath, New York.
- Thomas Craig became a widower at her death.
- She was interred at Nondaga Cemetery, Bath, Steuben County, New York.
- The following appeared on 21 August 1912 in The Advocate: At her home on East William street, Sunday morning at 10 o'clock, occurred the death of Mrs. Thomas Craig after an illness of several years from Bright's disease. She was born in County Sligo, Ireland, in March, 1831, and came to this country when a young woman. She was three times married, her first husband being George O'Brien. Following his death she was married to the late James Sutherland, and subsequently became the wife of Thomas Craig in 1882. She is survived by her husband and two daughters by her first marriage, Mrs. Anna Moritz of Wilmington, Del., and Mrs. Samuel Jacobus of Wayne. She also leaves a brother, William Wood, of Oak Grove, Mich., and a sister living at Smith's Mills, N. Y. Mrs. Craig was a member of the Presbyterian church and was a woman of kindly, hospital character, who held the friendship and esteem of a wide circle. The funeral will be held at 2:30 this afternoon from her late home, Rev. Mr. Warren of Elmira, officiating in the absence of Mr. Davidson. Burial will be in Nondaga cemetery.
- The following appeared on 21 August 1912 in The Advocate: Mrs. H. Hyer, of Buffalo, is in Bath to attend the funeral of Mrs. Thomas Craig.
- The following appeared on 6 September 1912 in the Steuben Courier: Surrogate's court was a busy place on Tuesday, that being the first court day since the August vacation. But, as usual, Surrogate Wheeler, dispatched the matters brought before him with characteristic speed and precision. [:CR;] . . . [:CR;] The will of the late Mrs. Maria Craig, of Bath, names her husband, Thomas Craig, and two daughters by her former marriage, Mary Jacobus of Wayne, and Anna Moritz of Wilmington, Del., as executors; the will disposes of an estate of $9,000 realty, and $4,000 personalty; by the will, two-thirds is given outright equally to the daughters, the other third being for life use of Mr. Craig; at his death, any balance remaining from his portion is directed for equal division between the two daughters.
- The following appeared on 12 September 1914 in The Plaindealer: Thomas Craig died at his home, on East William street, Wednesday afternoon, following a few hours illness, from acute indigestion. Mr. Craig was born in Ballymote, County of Sligo, Ireland, 74 years ago. He came to this village when a young man and has plied his trade, a shoemaker, ever since. He was twice married, first to Sarah Faucett, and his second was Mrs. Maria Sutherland. He is survived by an adopted daughter, Mrs. Harry Hyer of Buffalo, and a sister, Miss Elizabeth Craig of this village. Mr. Craig was an old member of the local Masonic lodge and his funeral will be held under their auspicies at St. Thomas' church tomorrow afternoon at 2:30.
- Last Edited: 20 Aug 2015