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Deacon Azariah Crane
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1649
Death: Nov. 5, 1730
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Azariah Crane (1649-1730) began life as a tanner by trade but later on became Deacon of the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, New Jersey. He also was a founder of Cranetown (later known as Montclair), New Jersey. Perhaps he is best remembered for bequeathing a silver bowl "to be used forever" to the church, where he served as Deacon from 1690 to 1730. The bowl is still available for viewing today. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jasper Crane (1602 - 1680)
  Alice Leave Crane (1608 - 1675)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Treat Crane (1652 - 1704)*
 
 Children:
  Azariah Crane (1682 - 1721)*
  Mary (Mariah) Crane Baldwin (1693 - 1764)*
  John Winthrop Crane (1695 - 1776)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stephen Crane (1630 - 1709)*
  Stephen Crane (1630 - 1709)*
  Jasper Crane (1649 - 1712)*
  Azariah Crane (1649 - 1730)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground (Defunct)
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Don Cole
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68943997
Deacon Azariah Crane
Added by: Don Cole
 
 
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- Deborah Barber
 Added: Sep. 10, 2016
To my 9th Great Grandfather. I am descended from your son Azariah and my HUSBAND is descended from your son Nathaniel (married to E Gibson) and daughter Jane (married to J Richards). We were married in 1988 and just found out that we share the same great ...(Read more)
- Dawn Caruso
 Added: Sep. 6, 2016

- Jim Kimble
 Added: Oct. 4, 2015
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