Biography of Millard F. Craig
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Craig, Millard F., was born in Greenfield, November 15, 1855, a son of Jeremiah J., son of Samuel H. Craig, one of the early settlers of Greenfield. Jeremiah J. was a farmer by occupation and also a merchant at Middle Grove for some years. In politics he was a Republican and was highway commissioner and assessor for a number of years. He was a member of Middle Grove Lodge No. 476, I. O. O. F.; married Malinda Lewis of Saratoga county, a daughter of Stephen Lewis, and they had three children: Ellen (deceased), Horatio. a physician in Baliston Spa, and Millard F., who was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and Fort Edward Institute. He follows general farming and now owns one hundred and twelve acres of land. In 1880 he married Sarah F. Smith, born in Fulton county and daughter of John H. Smith, and they had three children, two died in infancy, and Jessie now deceased. In politics Mr. Craig is a Republican and has been town collector. He is a member of Middle Grove Lodge No. 476, I. O. O. F. Mrs. Craig's father is a Democrat; has been justice of the peace, town clerk and supervisor of Greenfield, and police justice of Baliston Spa several years. He once owned the paper mills at Middle Grove, but now lives a retired life in the village of Mechanicville.


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