||Richard Crane |
From "DIRECTORY OF THE ANCESTRAL HEADS OF NEW ENGLAND FAMILIES (1620-1700)"
compiled by Frank R. Holmes, publ. by Genealogical Publishing Co., 1974
The name dates back to the Hundred Rolls in the 13th century, when on the records William de Crane's name appears in 1272. It is derived from town of Crannes, in Maine, a province in northern France; its root is from the Gaelic Cran, meaning water.
CRANE, BENJAMIN, b. Eng., 1630, was at Medfireld, Mass., 1649; removed to Wethersfield, Conn., 1655; may have lived later in life at Taunton, Mass.
CRANE, HENRY, tanner and currier, b. Eng., 1635, settled at Dorchester, Mass., 1658, and in Milton, Mass., 1667.
CRANE, HENRY, ironmaker, brother of Benjamin, b. Eng. 1621; settled at Wethersfield, Conn., 1655; was at Guilford, Conn., 1664, one of the first planters of what is now Clinton, Connecticut.
CRANE, JASPER, came to New Haven, Conn., 1639, removed to Branford, Conn., 1668.
CRANE, JONATHAN, married at Norwich, Conn., 1680.
||Feb 6, 2003 |
| ||1. John Crane, b. 1595, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England , d. |
| ||2. William Crane, b. 1598, Wantage, Sussex, England , d. |
|+||3. Jasper Crane, b. Abt 18 Jul 1602, London, Middlesex, England , d. Oct 19, 1680, New Haven, New Haven county, Connecticut, USA (Age ~ 78 years)|