Pension information for Elisha Crane - 1830s and after

[ Compiled from several sources ]

Notes Copied from posting on Rootsweb:

Elijah Crane, S2481, NJ Line.

Soldier was b in Oct 1756 at Newark in Essex Cty NJ & lived there at enlistment

Soldier applied [for pension] 17 Aug 1832 in Essex County, NY a res of Newark NJ [at that time] aged 75

[Pension information for . . .] Elisha, Ruth, W16934, NY Line,

soldier m Ruth Phelps on 7 Jan 1781,

soldier died 16 Feb 1811 leaving a wid Ruth who d 1 Jul 1838 leaving children; Louisa wife of John Meads, Charlotte wid of Benjamin D. Packard & Elisha Crane, Jr. all living in Albany NY in 1839

soldier's daughter Louisa Meads applied 8 Apr 1850 in Albany NY & was the only surviving child of the soldier,

soldier's grandson Orlando Meads wrote letter of inquiry on 11 Jul 1839,

wid's bro Samuel Phelps was aged 71 in 1839 a res[ident] of Troy in Rensselaer Cty NY


These notes were copied from a Rootsweb posting 5/25/12. Not accessible when the Crane bio was first posted. Some words and spellings enhanced.

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first posted: 3/20/12