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John Crandall
1612 - 11/29/1676
John Crandall was born about 1612 in Monmouthshire, England and died on November 29, 1676 in Newport, Rhode Island. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 64 years old.

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54 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
60 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
7 1619 The first slaves are transported to America
8 1620 Massachusetts is established on November 9th, when the Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock (Cape Cod, Massachusetts) with 101 colonists. Squanto, a Native American captured and taken to Britain several years earlier, travels with them and teaches them how to live off the land. On Nov. 11th, the Mayflower Compact is signed by 41 men and establishes the first form of local government.
9 1621 First treaty between colonists and Native Americans is signed by the Plymouth colonist and the Wampanoag. Squanto acts as a translator.
10 1622 Jamestown has spread and settlements now line both banks of the James River from Hampton Roads to the present site of Richmond.
12 1624 New York is established when thirty families of Dutch colonists arrive. Two years later Peter Minuit, one of the colonists, buys Manhattan Island from the Native Americans and names it New Amsterdam.
18 1630 In March, Boston is established when John Winthrop leads 900 Puritans to establish a colony in Massachusetts Bay. He becomes the first governor.
22 1634 Maryland is established as 200 settlers, many of them Catholic, arrive in the lands granted to Roman Catholic Lord Baltimore.
24 1636 In June, Providence and Rhode Island are founded by Roger Williams, after he is banished for new and dangerous opinions.
48 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
51 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
58 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
30 1642 England's Civil Wars begin
35 1647 The Society of Friends founded. Later this group becomes known as Quakers.
36 1648 King Charles I of England is executed
39 1651 England's Civil Wars end
48 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
54 1666 Great Fire of London
58 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
61 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office

Mary Opp
Born about 1633 and died on August 20, 1670
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The Children of John Crandall

Joseph Crandall
Born in Westerly, Rhode Island about 1661 and died in Newport, Rhode Island on September 12, 1737. He was about 76 years old.

Children of Joseph and Deborah: John Crandall 1682 1767 Mary Crandall 1686 1763 Deborah Crandall 1688 1737 Peter Crandall 1690 1734 Thankful Crandall 1692 1712 Jane Crandall 169...
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