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Some Descendants of Elder John CRANDALL

Second Generation


2. John CRANDALL (John ) was born about 1649 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died before 14 Aug 1704 in Kingstowne, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

John was a blacksmith.

Researching this line is Donna in RI at DonnaRNCEN@aol.com

John married Elizabeth GORTON, daughter of Samuel GORTON and Mary MAPLETT, on 18 Jun 1672 in Warwick, Kent Co., Rhode Island. Elizabeth was born about 1650 in Warwick, Kent Co., Rhode Island. She died about 1704.

Researching this line is Donna in RI at DonnaRNCEN@aol.com

They had the following children:

+ 11 M i John CRANDALL was born 1673 and died after 25 Mar 1707.
+ 12 F ii Elizabeth CRANDALL was born about 1675.
+ 13 F iii Mary CRANDALL was born 1681.
+ 14 M iv Peter CRANDALL was born 1685 and died after 1740.
+ 15 M v Samuel CRANDALL was born 30 Oct 1686 and died 3 Aug 1758.

3. James CRANDALL (John ) was born about 1651 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died after 1681 in Long Island, New York.

He had the following children:

+ 16 M i Samuel Nelson CRANDALL was born about 1687.

4. Jane CRANDALL (John ) was born about 1653 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died before 1715 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

  Sources: Potter-Richardson Memorial; Immigrants to America Before 1750;
Austin.
  Immigrants: Jane Crandall, died 1715?, daugher of Rev. John Crandall.
  Memorial: Jane Crandall, daughter of John.

Jane married Job BABCOCK, son of James BABCOCK Sr. and Sarah BROWN, about 1675 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Job was born 1646 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 1718 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

The Babcock Genealogy, by Stephen Babcock, page 12.
    Job-2 Badcock, third son of James, Sr., and Sarah Badcock, born Portsmouth, RI, 1646 (?); died Westerly, 1718; married at Westerly, Jane Crandall, dau of Rev. John Crandall, a SDB minister. She d. Westerly 1715 (?).
    Job Babcock settled in Westerly, RI. He owned a blacksmith shop and a grist mill on the Pawcatuck River. He was made a freemen, May 18, 1669. He took the oath of allegiance May 17, 1671, and again Sept. 17, 1678. He was elected Constable of Westerly Oct. 1680, and Feb. 15, 1693. His wife, Jane, had a deed of one hundred acres of land made to her by Samuel Lewis, and Job Babcock, husband of said Jane, declared that he had given his wife full power to purchase the land. May 24, 1703, he bought land of the Sachem Ninecraft for 6 pounds. He deed to his son Job, for love, etc., one hundred ten acres Oct. 31, 1706.
    In 1678 Job ande his wife were members of the Seventh Day Baptist Church of Newport, and Westerly, RI. Job Badcock, Indian interpreter, 1680. (Newport Hist. Register, Vol. vii, p. 39)
    Job Babcock with his brother John received verbally the will of their father, James Badcock, June 12, 1679. By the will, Job received all his father's "smith tools of what sort of kind he died possessed."
    Job Babcock made his will Mar. 26, 1715; died 1718; will proved Apr. 7, 1718, son John executor. He gave to his sons Job and Benjamin and to daughters Jane, Sarah, Mary, Hannah a feather bed, pewter, and rest of household stuff; to son John my now dwelling house grist mill, etc., and all that is due after payment of debts and legacies."

  Sources: Ancestral Lines Revised; Potter-Richardson Memorial; Austin;
Immigrants to America Before 1750.
  Memorial: Job Babcock, born 1718; married Jane Crandall, daugher of John.
  Ancestral Lines: Job Babcock, born about 1646; died Westerly, RI, 1718;
married Jane Crandall.
  Immigrants: Job Babcock, born 1646?, died Westerly in 1718; settled at
Westerly; blacksmith and miller; freeman, 18 May 1669; constable 1680 and 1693.
He and his wife were members of the Seventh Day Baptist Church of Newport and
Westerly, 1678; Indian interpreter, 1680; married Jane Crandall (died 1715?) at
Westerly.

  NEHGR, v67, p285, has a Job Babcock marrying Elizabeth Hull 10 Oct 1717. He
the son of this Job Babcock?

They had the following children:

  17 M i
Job BABCOCK.
  18 M ii
John BABCOCK.
  19 M iii
Benjamin BABCOCK.
+ 20 F iv Jane BABCOCK was born about 1673.
+ 21 F v Mary BABCOCK was born about 1675 and died about 1697.
+ 22 F vi Sarah BABCOCK was born about 1684 and died after 1734.
  23 F vii
Elizabeth BABCOCK.
        Elizabeth married Mr. BRAND
+ 24 F viii Hannah BABCOCK was born about 1688.
  25 F ix
Mercy BABCOCK was born in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.
        Mercy married Daniel STANTON

5. Sarah CRANDALL (John ) was born about 1654 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died in Essex Co., Massachusetts.

m. Josiah Witter

  Sources: 160 Allied Families; Genealogies of Connecticut Families.
  Gen. of CT Families: Sarah Crandal, of Stonington, CT.
  160 Families: Sarah Crandall, daughter of John Crandall. She and Josiah had
three children: John, Sarah and Hannah.

Sarah married (1) Josiah WITTER, son of William WITTER and Annis CHURCHMAN "Hannah", on 1676 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Josiah was born 1638 in Swampscott, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He died about 1691.

160 ALLIED FAMILIES, page 75.
    Son of William and Annie Witter.

SWAMP YANKEE, by James Allyn, page 36.
    Soon after his marriage in 1662, he bought a large tract of land in the center of Stonington; now the south part of North Stonington, where he lived for the rest of his life.

ONE HUNDRED & SIXTY ALLIED FAMILIES, page 276.
    Married 2nd Sarah Crandall daughter of John.
    Feb 28 1643. He was presented at the Court at Salem, for his conduct regarding infant baptism, he regarding it as a sinful rite.
    Aug 5 1659. Will. Ex., wife Annis. Witnesses, Robert Driver and Wm. Hacker. He mentions his son Josiah and daughter Hannah Burdett, wife of Robert Burdett. (His son, Josiah, went to Stonington, CT.)
    Nov 15 1659. Inventory, 132 pounds, 11 s.

  Sources: Genealogical and Family History of the State of CT, v3; Daughters of American Colonists Lineage Books, Vols. 10 & 15; New England Marriages Prior to 1700; Genealogical Dictionary of the 1st Settlers of New England, v4; Boston Evening Transcript; History of Stonington, CT; Genealogies of Connecticut Families; Probate Records of Essex County, MA; C. Merton Babcock; Babcock and
Allied Families by Louis E. de Forest; Virkus; 160 Allied Families; NEHGR, v5, p343; Harold John Witter; Witter Family History.

GENEALOGICAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF CONNECTICUT:
  "He settled at Stonington, CT, soon after his marriage. He bought large tracts of land and built a house near Thomas Wheeler's, where all his children were born. His house was at what is now North Stonington near the place lately owned (1911) by James T. Brown." Lists his second marriage and children.

DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN COLONISTS LINEAGE BOOKS, Vol. 10:
     Josiah Witter (1638-90). Deputy to the General Court from Stonington, 1667-71. Married 1662. Vol.15
reports most of the above and adds he was an original landowner in Stonington, 1667.

GEN. DICTIONARY OF 1ST SETTLERS OF NEW ENGLAND, Vol. 4:
     Josiah Witter, married Feb. 25, 1662.

 N.E. Marriages Prior to 1700: Lived 1638-1690; married (1) Feb. 25, 1661/62 Elizabeth Wheeler; (2) Sarah Crandall, after Aug. 5, 1672, implying Elizabeth died that date,  since it lists a 1672 death date for her. Josiah and Elizabeth resided in Lynn after marriage.
 Boston Evening Transcript: Married 25 Feb, 1662, Lynn, Mass.; died before the end of 1689.
 History of Stonington indicates he was born in Lynn area of Essex County and came to Stonington soon after marriage. He bought land near the residence of Thomas Wheeler, his father-in-law. Lived there the rest of his life, and all his children were born there.
  Genealogies of Connecticut Families: "Died at Stonington About Middle aged."
  C.M. Babcock: Josiah Witter's name was on a 15 Nov. 1670 register of the inhabitants of Stonington, CT, on the Pawcatuck River.
  De Forest: Josiah, probably born in 1640; died perhaps in 1685, but certainly before 1690, at Stonington. Married (1) 25 Feb. 1662, Elizabeth Wheeler; (2) Sarah Crandall.
  160 Families: Josiah Witter, died before 1691; married (1) 25 Feb. 1662 Elizabeth Wheeler, (2) Sarah Crandall, daughter of John Crandall.
  Virkus: Josiah Witter (probably 1640-1685); married (2) Sarah Crandall.
  NEHGR: Josias (sic) Witter married Elizabeth Wheeler 25 Feb. 1662. They had Elizabeth, born 15 March 1663, and Mary, born 20 Feb. 1665 (Lynn, MA, records).
  Harold J. Witter: Josiah Witter, born in 1638 in Swampscott, Mass., or in England; died Stonington, Conn., probably in 1685. Married Elizabeth Wheeler 25 Feb. 1662, at Lynn. Josiah, his mother, wife and child moved from Lynn to Stonington between 1662 and 1666. Listed in the 2 Feb. 1666 census of Stonington. He purchased 80 acres in what is now North Stonington and near the residence of his father-in-law, Thomas Wheeler. On 12 April 1670 he bought 100 acres from Thomas Park (Parke) of New London, land Park(e) had been granted by the town of Stonington. He also owned large tracts of land on which the town of Hopkinton, R.I., was founded. [This may be land that came to him through his second wife, Sarah Crandall, whose father was among the original purchasers of land comprising Westerly, from which Hopkinton was formed.]
  Witter Family: Josiah Witter, 1638-1685.

They had the following children:

+ 26 M i John WITTER was born 11 Mar 1677 and died 1757.
  27 F ii
Sarah WITTER was born 7 Feb 1678/1680 in Stonington, New London, CT.

  Source: Genealogies of Connecticut Families, Vol. 2; Harold John Witter.
  Families: (Records copied verbatim from entries found in an old account book
belonging to the Witter family of Ontario Co., N.Y.). Sarah and Peter
had children. Not named.
  Witter: Sarah Witter, born Stonington, Conn., 7 Feb. 1679/80.
       
Sarah married Peter TEFFT, son of Samuel TEFFT and Elizabeth JENCKES, on 1699. Peter was born in of, Westerly, RI. He died 1725.

  Source: Genealogies of Connecticut Families, Vol. 2. (Records copied
verbatim from entries found in an old account book belonging to the Witter
family of Ontario Co., N.Y.); Harold John Witter.
  Families: Calls him Peter Tift of Westerly.
  Witter: Peter Tefft, died 1725. Son of Samuel Tefft and Elizabeth Jenckes.

  Virkus says Peter Tefft, married Mary Witter.
+ 28 F iii Hannah WITTER was born 17 Mar 1680/1681.
  29 F iv
Abigail WITTER was born 14 Aug 1684 in Stonington, New London, CT.

  Sources: Harold John Witter; Genealogies of Connecticut Families.
  Families: Abigail Witter, born 14 Aug. 1684. Had children by John Freeman.
  Witter: Abigail Witter, born 14 Aug. 1684, Stonington, Conn.
       
Abigail married John FREEMAN. John was born in of, Preston, CT.

  Source: Genealogies of Connecticut Families.

Sarah also married (2) Peter BUTTON about 1687 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Peter was born 17 Jul 1660 in Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He died 1727 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

+ 30 M v Matthias or Matthew BUTTON was born 16 Jan 1692 and died after 1732.

6. Rev. Joseph CRANDALL (John ) was born 1661 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 12 Sep 1737 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

Crandall Genealogy, page 7 & 8.
    Rev. Joseph Crandall was an ordained minister of the Seventh Day Baptist Chruch in Newport RI, May 8, 1715.

Joseph married Deborah BURDICK, daughter of Robert BURDICK and Ruth HUBBARD, about 1681 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Deborah was born about 1662 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died 1734 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

Crandall Genealogy, page 3.
    7. (Rev.) Joseph b. 1661; m. Deborah Burdick.
                   page 7.
    //of newport, Westerly, and South Kingstown, RI, son of Eld. John. b. abt. 1661 in Westerly RI; d. 12 Sept. 1723; m. abt 1681, Deborah Hubbard Burdick, dau. of Robert and Ruth (Hubbard) Burdick. b. 11 Jan. 1640.

They had the following children:

+ 31 M i John CRANDALL was born about 1682 and died Jan 1767.
+ 32 F ii Lydia CRANDALL was born about 1683 and died after 11 Feb 1720.
+ 33 M iii Joseph CRANDALL was born 1684 and died 17 Feb 1750.
+ 34 F iv Mary CRANDALL was born about 1686 and died 1763.
+ 35 F v Deborah CRANDALL was born about 1688 and died 12 Sep 1737.
+ 36 F vi Thankful CRANDALL was born about 1685 and died 1713/1715.
+ 37 F vii Tacy CRANDALL was born about 1692.
  38 F viii
Jane CRANDALL was born about 1694.

m. Cyrus Richmond

7. Samuel CRANDALL (John ) was born 1663 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 19 May 1736 in Tiverton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

m. Sarah Colby (or Celly).

Samuel married Sarah COLBY on 1685 in Little Compton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Sarah was born 1665/1666 in Little Compton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She died 3 Aug 1758 in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

+ 39 M i Samuel CRANDALL was born 30 Oct 1686 and died 3 Aug 1758.
+ 40 M ii John CRANDALL was born 11 Jan 1695.
+ 41 M iii Peter CRANDALL was born 25 Oct 1697 and died 8 Apr 1765.

8. Peter CRANDALL (John ) was born 1665 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 1734 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

Crandall Genealogy, page 7.
    Peter of Westerly and Ashaway, RI son of Elder John was b. abt 1655 in Westerly and died 1734. He married Mary Babcock, dau. of James Jr. and Jane (Brown) Babcock. The records of this family are not clear. The date taken from Arnold's Vit. Records of RI contain a mistake. but just what it is and where it is seems impossible to determine at this date.
    Peter took the oath of allegiance in Westerly 17 May 1679: was a Freeman in 1681; deputy from 1699-1704; Justice of Peace and Lieut. of Militis and was an important man of his time

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Peter married Mary BABCOCK, daughter of James BABCOCK Jr. and Jane BROWN, about 1685 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Mary was born in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died about 1734.

Babcock Genealogy, page 8.
    Mary m. George Brown
    My records say she married Peter Crandall.

Researching this line is Nancyann Norman at nancn@exis.net

They had the following children:

  42 F i
Charity CRANDALL was born in Ashaway, Kings Co., Rhode Island.
        Charity married George BROWN
+ 43 M ii Peter CRANDALL was born about 1690 and died about 1734.
+ 44 M iii Col. John CRANDALL was born about 1695 and died 1771.
  45 M iv
Samuel CRANDALL.
  46 M v
James CRANDALL.

9. Jeremiah CRANDALL (John ) was born Aug 1673 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 1718 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

Jeremiah married Priscilla WARNER on 1700/1701 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. Priscilla was born about 1678 in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died 24 Feb 1750 in Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

+ 47 F i Experience CRANDALL.

10. Eber CRANDALL (John ) was born 1676 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 1727 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

Eber married (1) Patience LANPHERE on 1701/1702 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Patience was born about 1680 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died 1709/1710 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

+ 48 M i John CRANDALL.
+ 49 M ii Eber CRANDALL.
+ 50 M iii Samuel CRANDALL.
+ 51 M iv Joseph CRANDALL.

Eber also married (2) Mary COTTRELL on 1709/1710 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. Mary was born about 1690 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died 2 Dec 1735 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

+ 52 F v Mary CRANDALL was born about 1710.
+ 53 M vi Ebenezer CRANDALL.
+ 54 M vii Jeremiah CRANDALL.
+ 55 M viii Nathaniel CRANDALL.

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