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John Cranston
Birth: Feb. 16, 1625, Scotland
Death: Mar. 12, 1680
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Colonial Royal Governor. One of the early governors of Rhode Island Colony, elected 8 November 1678. Possibly the first man in the English colonies to be granted a license to practice medicine, 1663. Inscription: In memory of John Cranston, who was governor of the colony, died March 12, 1680 aged 55. (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
 
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 Children:
  Samuel Cranston (____ - 1727)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Island Cemetery *
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
Record added: Jun 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8898925
John Cranston
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John Cranston
Added by: Kristen Conrad
 
John Cranston
Added by: Kristen Conrad
 
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rest in peace grand father
- joe fazzino
 Added: Feb. 9, 2016
8th great grandfather. pretty significant. dust to dust.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 3, 2015

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Feb. 2, 2015
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