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Matt Smith (#47570861)
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I am trying to continue the legacy left to me by my grandmother, Muriel Craner Noss, who died in early 1998. Long before the internet made family tree research accessible, she was running around getting pictures of tombstones and creating bios.

I am trying to add pictures and now that I have a digital camera and no longer have to scan photos, it is much easier.

Any photo I upload, whether it be for myself or another, is hereby proclaimed as public domain. Please note that on ancestry.com I often have photos of my kids with the graves of their direct descendants, these are not for public use.

My hope is to find a community of people who will greatly improve the work of my late grandmother and pass this information and history on to my kids.
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A&R
RE: John & Nancy Criner
Hello,

Thank you for asking; however, we do NOT ever give anyone permission to use our photos.

We are related to the Criners through John Criner's sister (Andrea's gr-gr-gr-grandmother). But, it's not about whether we are related or not. We've taken hundreds of photos of grave markers for people we're not related to and added them to FindAGrave. It's about the copyrights to the photo.

-Andrea & Rick
Added by A&R on Aug 19, 2013 9:10 AM
Jill
RE: Criner/Craner Family line
Matt,
You are welcome to the facts on John Criner.
The grave photos for John on Find A Grave I did not take, you may want to ask that person if you can use them.

If you are asking about any other personal family photos I don't have a problem with your personal use of them, but request they are not shared on Ancestry dot com.

Here are sources and info I have on John Criner.

Military Service:
1812 138th Reg PA Milita Co. A under Cpt. David Boyles

Religion: Cumberland Presbyterian

Source;
1820 Census:
John Kramer Military Service:
1812 138th Reg PA Milita Co. A under Cpt. David Boyles

Religion: Cumberland Presbyterian

Source;
1820 Census:
John Kramer (sp)

1840Census
Middlesex Township, Butler County, Pa.
John Kramer (sp)

1850 Census
John Cramer, age 63, farmer
Agnes, age 63
Mary, age 26
Eliza, age 18
Next door:
William Cramer, age 26, farmer
Lucinda, age 27
Wilson, age 3

1850 Census
Name: John Craner
Residence: Middlesex, Butler, Pennsylvania
Age: 63 years
Calculated Birth Year: 1787
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Film Number: 20610
Digital GS Number: 4191083
Image Number: 00144
Line Number: 18
Dwelling House Number: 287
Family Number: 287
Marital Status:
John Craner M 63
Agnus Craner F 63
Mary Craner F 26
Eliza Craner F 18

1860 Census
Middlesex Township
John Cramer, age 73
Nancy, age 73

1870 Census
PA., PA BUTLER CO., MIDDLESEX TWP
CRINER NANCY, age 83, keeping house
CRINER, JOHN age 83 retired farmer

Burial:
Feb 1871
Clinton United Presbyterian Cemetery
Clinton Twp., Butler Co., Pennsylvania

Birth: Apr., 1787
Versailles
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1871
Clinton (Butler County)
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

John was born to parents Philip Charles Criner(1754-1795) and Agnes Belle Fulton(1759-1836).
He was one of nine children: Phillip, James, Leslie, William, Satia, Mary J.,Margaret and Eliza Ann.

He married Nancy Agnes Reed(1787-1872) in Pennsylvania. They had nine children together: Catherine, Agnes, Elizabeth, Ruanna, Margaret, Sarah, John and Jane.

John was in the Military Service, 1812, 138th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Milita, Company A under Cpt. David Boyles.

He died on February 7, 1871 at the age of almost 84 years.

He is laid to rest along side his wife Agnes in
Clinton United Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Clinton Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania.

John Criner was born in eastern PA in April 1787, was reared in his native county, and came to Butler County in 1815, where his mother purchased in that year the present Criner homestead, in Middlesex township. He married Nancy Reed, who became the mother of the following children:

Phillip - deceased as of 1895
James
Leslie
William - deceased as of 1895
John - deceased as of 1898
Satia A. - wife of George Sweeney
Margaret - wife of George Porter
Mary - wife of William Hazlett
Eliza A - deceased as of 1895, wife of Jacob B. Flick

Mr. Criner died in 1871, and his widow in 1872. They were members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and in politics, he was a Whig in early life, and afterwards a Republican.

1840Census Middlesex Township, Butler County, Pa.
John Kramer

1850 Census
John Cramer, age 63, farmer
Agnes, age 63
Mary, age 26
Eliza, age 18
Next door:
William Cramer, age 26, farmer
Lucinda, age 27
Wilson, age 3

1850 Census
Name: John Craner
Residence: Middlesex, Butler, Pennsylvania
Age: 63 years
Calculated Birth Year: 1787
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Film Number: 20610
Digital GS Number: 4191083
Image Number: 00144
Line Number: 18
Dwelling House Number: 287
Family Number: 287
Marital Status:
John Craner M 63
Agnus Craner F 63
Mary Craner F 26
Eliza Craner F 18

1860 Census
Middlesex Township
John Cramer, age 73
Nancy, age 73

1870 Census
PA., PA BUTLER CO., MIDDLESEX TWP
CRINER NANCY, age 83, keeping house
CRINER, JOHN age 83 retired farmer

Burial:
Feb 1871
Clinton United Presbyterian Cemetery
Clinton Twp., Butler Co., Pennsylvania

Birth: Apr., 1787
Versailles
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1871
Clinton (Butler County)
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

John was born to parents Philip Charles Criner(1754-1795) and Agnes Belle Fulton(1759-1836).
He was one of nine children: Phillip, James, Leslie, William, Satia, Mary J.,Margaret and Eliza Ann.

He married Nancy Agnes Reed(1787-1872) in Pennsylvania. They had nine children together: Catherine, Agnes, Elizabeth, Ruanna, Margaret, Sarah, John and Jane.

John was in the Military Service, 1812, 138th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Milita, Company A under Cpt. David Boyles.

He died on February 7, 1871 at the age of almost 84 years.

He is laid to rest along side his wife Agnes in
Clinton United Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Clinton Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Source:
Butler County History 1895 Brown and Company
CRINER
p. 929

John Criner was born in eastern PA in April 1787, was reared in his native county, and came to Butler County in 1815, where his mother purchased in that year the present Criner homestead, in Middlesex township. He married Nancy Reed, who became the mother of the following children:

Phillip - deceased as of 1895
James
Leslie
William - deceased as of 1895
John - deceased as of 1898
Satia A. - wife of George Sweeney
Margaret - wife of George Porter
Mary - wife of William Hazlett
Eliza A - deceased as of 1895, wife of Jacob B. Flick

Mr. Criner died in 1871, and his widow in 1872. They were members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and in politics, he was a Whig in early life, and afterwards a Republican.

Source:
History of Butler Co., PA
R. C. Brown Co., Publishers, 1895
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pabutler/1895/
Added by Jill on Aug 19, 2013 6:39 AM
HALL LOVING GENEALOGY
Siddel in Columbiana Memorial
I posted the pic today. Not sure why it is so muddy as it is on top of the hill and none of the tombstones around it was muddy. Sorry. Will try to get a better one later in the spring.
Added by HALL LOVING GENEALOGY on Mar 16, 2012 1:48 PM
StoneGates
Rann family in Elmore
Hi Matt, You are welcome, I live in Elnore so if you want any photo in Harris-Elmore Union cemetery I will get it for you no problem. I did put up photos for 3 of Abigail (Mappings) Rann's daughters and linked them to their mother,(they are on one stone) but have no clue right now where Abigail's husband Benjamin is buried.
Added by StoneGates on Feb 16, 2012 1:49 PM
Leon Barton
RE: Charles N. Brokaw
I am sorry but I can't help you on Charles N. Brokaw. I just enjoy going to cemeteries and taking photos of the grave stones and then entering the photo plus the inof from the grave stone on this site so people can find family. I am not related to Charles N. Brokaw. His grave stone says he was fifty years of age. I looked on the census and the only Cahrles N. Brokaw in the 1900 Kansas was living in Morris County. Good luck in your search.
Added by Leon Barton on Jul 31, 2011 8:11 PM
 

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