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Maj Laban F. Capron, Sr

Maj Laban F. Capron, Sr

Birth
Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 21 Nov 1824 (aged 56)
Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5747996 · View Source
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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.


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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.

Gravesite Details See photo of Memorial on Susquehanna Headstones by Laurel http://susquehannaheadstones.shutterfly.com

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  • Created by: Brenda J. Masters Charles
  • Added: 7 Sep 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5747996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Laban F. Capron, Sr (10 Jan 1768–21 Nov 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5747996, citing Harford Cemetery, Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Brenda J. Masters Charles (contributor 46739748) .