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CRARY, Archibald 1 2 3
- Born: 24 Nov 1748, Voluntown, New London County, Connecticut
Dewey, Louis Marinus Esq., Peter Crary of Groton, Conn. and Some of His Descendants, Vol. 1, p. 495. Surety: 4. 5. William³ Crary (Robert², Peterı) lived at Voluntown, Conn., and there married, Nov. 12, 1741, Elizabeth Campbell.
i. Esther , b. Sept. 20, 1742, m. March 25, 1773, John Wylie, Jr.
ii. Sarah, b. Mch. 1, 1744.
iii. Prudence, b. Sept. 6, 1746.
iv. Archibald, b. Nov. 24, 1748.
v. James, b. Oct. 30, 1751.
vi. William, b. July 11, 1756.
Arnold, James N., Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, First Series, Births, Marriages and Deaths; A Family Register for the People (Providence, RI: Narragansett Historical Publishing Company. 1894.), Vol. XII Cowells "Spirit of '76", p. 144. Surety: 4. 18
CRARY, Archibald, (afterwards Colonel of Rhode Island brigade), Captain-Lieut. in Colonel's compnay, in regiment from King's and Kent counties 1775.
CRARY, Archibald, colonel, pay due £376 18 8.
CRARY, Archibald, to be Colonel if Greene can not be had; 64, 184, mentioned.
The Biographical Cyclopaedia of American Women, Vol. II: Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution. Alphabetical List of Officers of the Continental Army. (Fifteenth Virginia), Vol II, Part C, p. 177. Surety: 4. "Crary, Archibald (R. I.). Captain Lieutenant 1st Rhode Island, 3d May to December, 1775; Lieutenant-Colonel 9th Continental Infantry, 1st January, to 31st December, 1776; Lieutenant-Colonel of Stanton's Regiment Rhode Island Militia, 12th December, 1776; Colonel 2d Rhode Island State [p.177] Regiment, 16th June, 1777; resigned 7th May, 1779; Adjutant-General Rhode Island Militia, 1780 to close of war."