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CRARY, Huldah 1
- Born: 6 May 1743, Voluntown, New London County, Connecticut
- Marriage: DOWNER, Joshua (Dr. ) on 25 Feb 1762 in New London County, Connecticut
- Died: 21 Aug 1810, Preston, New London County, Connecticut at age 67
- Buried: Aug 1810, Preston City Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut 2
Second wife of Dr. Joshua Downer.
Huldah married Dr. Joshua DOWNER on 25 Feb 1762 in New London County, Connecticut. (Dr. Joshua DOWNER was born about 1734 in Prob. Connecticut, died on 11 Jul 1795 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut and was buried in Jul 1795 in Preston City Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut 3.)
Dewey, Louis Marinus Esq., Peter Crary of Groton, Conn. and Some of His Descendants, Vol. 1, p. 495. Surety: 4. 5. Robert³ Crary (Robert², Peter¹) died Jan. 30, 1790, aged 73, at Preston, Conn. He was a farmer, and lived in Voluntown as late as 1752, where his first five children were born. He married, June 3, 1742, Sarah, born Sept. 23, 1720, at Preston, died there Mar. 5, 1805, daughter of Dea. Jedidiah Tracy.
i. Huldah , b. May 6, 1743; m. Feb. 25, 1762, as his second wife, Dr. Joshua Downer.
11. ii. John, b. Mar. 25, 1745.
12. iii. Eunice, b. Feb. 18, 1747; m. Apr. 17, 1768, John Morgan.
iv. Lois, b. Apr. 10, 1750; m. June 1770, Maj. Nathan Peters, afterwards of Gen. Washington's staff.
v. Elisha, b. Mar. 7, 1752; d. unmarried, at Preston, Sep. 8, 1773.
vi. Robert, b. June 19, 1755; d. Mar. 14, 1757.
vii. Sarah, b. Feb. 19, 1758; d. unmarried, Nov. 6, 1775, at Preston.
viii. Robert, b. Sept. 3, 1760.
Preston City Cemetery Transcription (Unverified source). Surety: 4. "Relict of Dr. Joshua Downer - aged 67 years"
Ibid. Surety: 4. "A celebrated physician in Practice in this & the Neighboring Towns his death universally lamented especially by all those gentlemen of the Faculty within his acquaintance
in the 61st year of his age"