CRAIGHEAD, GEORGE W. - Yavapai County, Arizona | GEORGE W. CRAIGHEAD - Arizona Gravestone Photos


Walnut Grove Cemetery
Yavapai County,

George Washington Craighead
b. Oct. 24, 1858, Villisca, Ia.
d. Oct. 23/30, 1895, Az. Territory
h/o Carrie (Swingle) Craighead - Merwin
s/o George & Sarah Ann (Overman) Craighead
Occ: Storekeeper

George became a partner with Levi Hewins in the insurance and real estate business. Mrs. Hewins, nee Alice Butterfield, was a friend of Sharlot Hall.

When George became tubercular the family moved to Walnut Grove for the pure air. There they operated a store where freight wagons would stop to deliver and pick up supplies for the mines and ranches in the surrounding area.

Site # 37

Contributed on 7/3/08

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Submitted: 7/3/08 • Approved: 3/24/13 • Last Updated: 3/24/13 • R62116-G0

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