John CRANE

Male 1690 - 1765  (75 years)


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  • Name John CRANE  [1
    • John Crane was one of the early settlers of Coventry, Connecticut.

      October 1743, John Crane of Mansfield, and Wm. Williams with others asked the Assembly to fix site for Second Society Meeting-house. John Crane's will is dated may 31, 1764, proved March 16, 1765, probated March 19, 1765. Will mentions wife Abigail, children Hezekiah, Ebenezer, John, and Mary Allen, three grandchildren of his daughter Abigail Barrows, and three grandchildren of daughter of Ruth Paddock. Mrs. Crane's will was dated July 6, 1765, proved Sept. 25, 1765, probated oct. 1765. He died in Mansfield, March 1, 1765, aged 75. She died Sept. 1, 1765, aged 71

      In what has been known as the Gurley burial-ground, situated about a mile and a half northwest from the meeting-house in North Mansfield, John Crane and his wife Abigail were buried, and their gave-stones were standing in 1868, bearing the following inscriptions: "In memory of Mr. John Craine who died March ye --1765 in ye 76 year of his age," "In memory of Mrs. Abigail ye wife of Mr. John Craine, who died Sept ye --1765, in ye---year of her age." [1]
    Born 1689 or 1690  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Mar 1765  Mansfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I93418  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2018 

    Family Abigail CROSS,   b. 23 Jun 1694, Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1765  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1712  [1
    Children 
    +1. Ebenezer CRANE,   b. 4 Jul 1720, Mansfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. 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)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F39046  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).