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John Crane Bond
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1799
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 20, 1882
Warren County
Illinois, USA

John Crane Bond, son of Jesse Walton Bond and Susanna Crane Bond, was born in Knoxville,Knox Co., Tennessee November 25, 1799.
John C. Bond moved to Jacksonville in Morgan County, Ill in 1826. He served in the Black Hawk war as a member of the Illinois militia, enlisting at Galena, Illinois 15 April 1832. He attained the rank of Sergeant and later Major in Col. John Butler's regiment. He was discharged 15 August 1832.

John C. Bond's first wife, Polly Grimsley Bond, died about 1828. He married the second time to Mary Singleton in 1829. After she died in 1842, he married a third time to Nancy G. (Stice) Terry

John C. Bond moved to Warren County, Illinois in 1832 and was a commissioner in that county at an early day. He was appointed, with Samuel Hallam and Robert Gilmore, to divide the county into townships, which they did in 1853. In 1854, when township organization was adopted, he was elected supervisor in Greenbush Township and served in that capacity for fourteen successive years. He was elected Justice of Peace in 1835 and held his first court in a smoke-house. He married the first couple in the township, Moses T. Hand to Mrs Elizabeth Crawford, December 23, 1835. Mr. Bond was also assesor in Greenbush Township for several years.

Mr. Bond purchased, from the other heirs, the old homestead entered by his father on section 18 where he spent his last years. His hearing was very defective for several years before his death which occurred May 20, 1882. His funeral services were held in the Methodist Church in Greenbush, on Sunday afternoon, May 21, 1882 and were conducted by Eld. Isaac N. Van Meter, a minister of the Old-School Baptist Church.

John C. Bond belonged to the masonic fraternity and was a member of the Christian Church. In politics he was a Democrat.

Sources: "Early Days in Greenbush", William L. Snapp (1905).
Pension application of Nancy (Stice) Bond

Tombstone states his age at death to be 82 years, 5 months and 23 days. 
Family links: 
  Jesse Walton Bond (1774 - 1840)
  Susannah H. Crane Bond (1777 - 1859)
  Mary Singleton Bond (____ - 1842)*
  Nancy Green Stice Bond (1807 - 1906)*
  Fielding B. Bond (____ - 1862)*
  Susannah Crane Bond Johnson (1819 - 1902)*
  William Grimsley Bond (1823 - 1892)*
  Jesse Walton Bond (1825 - 1905)*
  Canzada S Bond Campbell (1848 - 1935)*
  Cordelia C. Bond Staat (1850 - 1918)*
  John Crane Bond (1799 - 1882)
  Benjamin Bond (1802 - 1843)*
  Ruby Crawford Bond Looney (1808 - 1900)*
  William Barnett Bond (1810 - 1885)*
  Jesse W. Bond (1814 - 1847)*
  Nathan W. Bond (1816 - 1889)*
*Calculated relationship
Bond Cemetery
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Phillip Karns
Record added: Nov 09, 2009
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John Crane Bond
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John Crane Bond
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- Randy Crain
 Added: Mar. 12, 2014
To my special 4th Great Grandfather, with love. The generations that followed in your footsteps, were very special, they also fought in every war, Civil War, World War I, and my Dad, Louis Edgar Pickett was in every huge battle in World War II. He recei...(Read more)
- Charleen Schuster
 Added: Jul. 24, 2013
In memory ofmy 10th Great Grandfather.
- Sandra Bond Thayer
 Added: Oct. 27, 2012

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