Sgt Joseph Kilpatrick Crandall

Sgt Joseph Kilpatrick Crandall

Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 7 Sep 1925 (aged 84)
Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 18989145 · View Source
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Joseph K. Crsndall
SANDY CREEK, Sept. 12 —Joseph K. Crandall was born in Sandy Creek, N. Y., January 26th, 1841, and passed away in the same town, September 7th 1925.

Mr. Crandall was the son of John C. and Eleanor Sherman Crandall and was one of a family of fifteen children, twelve of whom grew to maturity. Of this large family only three are now left, Levi of Adams Center, Benjamin of Watertown, and Edwin of Phoenix.

Mr. Crandall was a veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted first in the 24th N.Y. Infantry In Company G and served for a year and a half. In 1863 he enlisted in the 24th N. Y. Cavalry, Co. G and served for another year and a half. He was severely wounded in front of Petersburg, by a falling tree.

Mr. Crandall was married three times. He and Miss Ellen Austin were married in 1860, and to them were born eight children, three of these died as children, one Carl died in Manila at the time of the Spanish-American war. Mrs Crandall died in 1904.

In second marriage Mr. Crandall was united in marriage to Mrs Fannie Cork, who died in 1915, and in 1917 he was married to Mrs. Jane Soule, who survives him.

Mr Crandall is also survived by the following children: Mrs. Rose Whitford and John Crandall, of Lacona, Mr. Clayton Crandall, of Sandy Creek and Clarence Crandall of Syracuse.

Mr. Crandall was a mason by trade and a great many buildings
in town are a part of his workmanship. The Hydorn block and
Wheeler Drug store and Austin Garage at Lacona, are buildings that he helped to erect, besides much other work that might be pointed out.

It is said of Mr. Crandall that he had missed oaly. ones in attending the Sandy Creek fair, and that when a boy, he, with another brother helped with his father's offered in grading the track on the fair grounds.

Mr. Crandall was a splendid citizen, devoted to his home and family, to his community, loyal to his country in her time of need, and loyal to his God. Mr. Crandall was a resident of only two towns during his life, namely, Sandy Creek, where he was born and died, and Boylston, where he resided for several years. He was for many years a member of ths
Wesleyan church of Boylston, and its church clerk.

After moving to Sandy Creek united with the M. E. church of that village. His funeral was held from his late home and the Methodist church. September tth, Rev. S. D. Carpenter, a friend of the family for many years, officiated, assisted by Dr. Hart, pastor of the church. Interment in the Wesleyan cemetery in the western part of town.


His Grandfather "Abner Crandall" of Hoosick Falls, N.Y. and Tiverton, R.I Was a Rev. War Vet and elisted when he was 16 yrs old.
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