Daniel CRAIN

Male 1752 - 1832  (79 years)


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  • Name Daniel CRAIN  [1
    • Mr. Bela Crane stated that his father served during the war of the Revolution; was one of Washington's body-guard, and was present at the execution of Maj. Andre. Was private in 2d Co. Capt. Experience Storrs of mansfield, in Gen. Putnam's regiment, from May 17 to Dec. 1, 1775; served in and around Boston, and part of this regiment was engaged in the battle of Bunker Hill. The Bureau of Pensions at Washington, D.C., gives the following; Aug. 11, 1832, Daniel Crain, a soldier of the Revolutionary war, made application for a pension, at which time he was eighty years old, and residing in mansfield, Conn., and his pension was allowed for nine months' actual service as a private in the Connecticut troops, Revolutionary war. A part of the time he served under Col. Experience Storrs and Gen. Putnam. he enlisted at Mansfield. [1]
    Born 14 Apr 1752  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1832  [1
    Person ID I93414  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2018 

    Father Hezekiah CRANE,   b. 10 Oct 1725, Mansfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1795, Mansfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Tamesin ELDRIDGE,   d. 15 Mar 1771 
    Married 6 Jun 1749  [1
    Family ID F39045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther FULLER,   b. 1755 
    Married 31 Jan 1776  [1
    Children 
    +1. Daniel CRANE,   b. 15 Aug 1778,   d. Lisle, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F39044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S10307] Genealogy of the Crane Family Vol. 2 Descendants of Benjamin Crane, of Wethersfield, Conn; and John Crane, of Coventry, Conn.; also of Jasper Crane, of New Haven, Conn.; and Newark, NJ, and Stephen Crane, of Elizabethtown, NJ, Ellery Bicknell Crane, (Forgotten Books).