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Col John Cranston
Birth: 1675
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Nov., 1751
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Commander of Fort George from 1741-1744. He was active and prominent in Rhode Island affairs his entire life, serving as deputy for Newport at least 10 times. Son of Gov. John Cranston and Mary Clarke, husband of Ann Newberry and Elizabeth Wair, father of 6.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Cranston (1625 - 1680)
  Mary Clarke Stanton (1640 - 1711)
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Cranston (1659 - 1727)*
  James Cranston (1661 - 1662)*
  Jeremiah Cranston (1663 - 1678)*
  Mary Cranston (1665 - 1666)*
  Elizabeth Cranston Honeyman (1671 - 1736)*
  John Cranston (1675 - 1751)
  Henry Stanton (1688 - 1751)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Common Burying Ground
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Kristen Conrad
Record added: Jul 31, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5655179
Col John Cranston
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