Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: IG337465
  • Name: Stephen CRANE
  • RELA: 12th cousin 10x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1709 in Westfield, Union Co., NJ
  • Death: 23 JUN 1780 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
  • Note:
    CRANE, Stephen, (grandfather of Joseph Halsey Crane), a Delegate from New Jersey; born in Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), N.J., in July 1709; sheriff of Essex County; was chosen by the Elizabethtown Associates to go to England and lay a petition before the King in 1743; member of the town committee in 1750; judge of the court of common pleas during the agitation over the stamp act; member of the State general assembly 1766-1773 and served as speaker in 1771; mayor of Elizabethtown 1772-1774; was appointed chairman of the county committee of New Brunswick in 1774; Member of the Continental Congress 1774-1776; chairman of the town committee in 1776; member of the State council in 1776, 1777, and 1779; died in Elizabeth, N.J., July 1, 1780; interment in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Daniel CRANE b: 1672 in Elizabethtown, Union Co., NJ
    Mother: Hannah MILLER

    Marriage 1 Phebe b: 1714
      Children
      1. Has No Children Daniel CRANE b: 3 JAN 1734/35 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      2. Has No Children Stephen CRANE , Jr. b: 14 OCT 1737 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      3. Has No Children Elizabeth CRANE b: 10 MAR 1739/40 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      4. Has No Children David CRANE b: 27 NOV 1742 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      5. Has Children William CRANE b: 12 OCT 1747 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      6. Has No Children Phebe CRANE b: 2 JUN 1750 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      7. Has Children Joseph CRANE b: 20 MAY 1752 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      8. Has No Children Jonathan CRANE b: 15 MAY 1754 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ
      9. Has No Children Catherine CRANE b: 8 OCT 1756 in Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ

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