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Craig, Elijah

Born: 1743 AD
Died: 1808 AD

1738 – Born in Orange County, Virginia. Elijah Craig was an idealistic Baptist preacher from Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

1771 – Ordained as a Baptist minister.

1777 – Was the pastor of Blue Run Church.

1784 – Incorporated the town of Lebanon near the site of McClelland’s Fort in the Virginia legislature.

1808 – The community went into a decline after the death of Elijah Craig on May 18th.