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John Milton Capron
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1797
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1860
McHenry County
Illinois, USA

John graduated from Hamilton College in 1817. He then read law in Whitesboro, NY and worked in cotton manufacturing there and in Laurel, MD. When he emigrated to Kenosha, he became a farmer and was a member of the first Wisconsin legislature. The town of Capron, Wisconsin was named for him.

Married, first, Emma Cynthia Northup on 13 Aug 1818. She was born in Syracuse, NY about 1797, and died 26 Oct 1821, "aged twenty-four years" in Oriskany, NY.

1. William Henry, born 28 Jul 1819 in Corinth, NY.
2. Emma Cynthia; married Dr. DeWilton Snowden, eleven children.

Married, second, Eliza Brown on 21 Nov 1822. She was John's sister-in-law, the sister of his brother Newton's wife Maria. Both were daughters of Jesse Brown of Cumberland, RI. Eliza was born 21 Jun 1800, and died at Dunkirk, NY on 20 Nov 1830 "aged thirty years".

3. Augustus Seth; married first, Catherine Elizabeth Gates, four children; married second, Sarah Avery Roat.
4. Maria Louisa; married John W. Embler, no children.
5. Eliza Caroline, died young.
Family links: 
  Seth Capron (1762 - 1835)
  Eunice Mann Capron (1767 - 1853)
  Emma Cynthia Capron Snowden (1820 - 1878)*
  Augustus Seth Capron (1823 - 1896)*
  Newton Mann Capron (1791 - 1858)*
  Bebe Mann Capron (1795 - 1796)*
  John Milton Capron (1797 - 1860)
  Seth Makepeace Capron (1799 - 1878)*
  Horace Capron (1804 - 1885)*
  Louisa Kirwan Capron Thiers (1814 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Green Ridge Cemetery
Kenosha County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Block 24
Created by: HWA
Record added: May 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70372984
John Milton Capron
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John Milton Capron
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