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Maj Laban F. Capron, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1768
Attleboro
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1824
Harford
Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Comfort Capron & Martha Metcalf. Maj. Laban F. Capron, Sr. married Hannah Sweet on 19 Sep 1788 in Attleboro, Bristol Co., MA. Known children are: Wheaton Capron, Welcome Metcalf Capron, Nancy Capron, Hannah Capron, Alpha Capron, Baby twin & Laban F. Capron Jr., Sylvia & Amos Sweet Capron [need all info on children]. Laban Sr. was the first Postmaster of Harford. He was instrumental in choosing the name Harford. Hosea Tiffany suggested Hartford as the name. Laban F. Capron Sr. said strike out the "t" which was immediately agreed by all. He came to Nine Partners in 1794 with his wife & children. He was commissioned Justice of the Peace in 1813.

DEMOCRAT, Montrose, PA; May 23, 1877
DEATHS
CAPRON - In Harford, May 9, 1877, Delila, wife of Laban Capron, aged 57 years, 3 months and 12 days. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Comfort Capron (1743 - 1800)
  Martha Metcalf Capron (1743 - 1832)
 
 Spouses:
  Hannah Sweet Capron (1764 - 1803)
  Asenath Fuller Capron (1770 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Alpha Capron Gorton (1795 - 1868)*
  Rowena Capron Loomis (1809 - 1854)*
  Armina Capron Richart (1811 - 1893)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laban F. Capron (1768 - 1824)
  Polly Capron Aldrich (1770 - 1845)*
  Orlen Capron (1775 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Capron, Laban
Face of stone
Emblem at top: Fountain

In Memory of
Laban Capron Esq.
Who Died Nov 21st., 1824
AE fifty six years
ten months, eleven days
Emblem at Bottom: Mason's Compass and Square.
 
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Burial:
Harford Cemetery
Harford
Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Brenda J. Masters Charle...
Record added: Sep 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5747996
Maj Laban F. Capron, Sr
Added by: Paul Sevensky
 
Maj Laban F. Capron, Sr
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Added by: Jerry Semprevio
 
 
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- Vicki
 Added: Oct. 5, 2015

- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Mar. 24, 2013
Sleep peacefully gentle ancestor you are remembered.
- Brenda J. Masters Charles
 Added: Jan. 25, 2011
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