Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Craig, Craigh, Creag, Creagh and others.
First found in Aberdeenshire where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: William Craig who settled in Charleston with his wife Mary and servants in 1803; F. Craigh arrived in New York in 1822 with his wife and four children.
Motto: Vive ut vivas.
Motto Translated: Live that you may live for ever
Crest: A rider with a broken spear.
Coat of Arms: An ermine shield with three silver crescents on a black fess.