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CRARY, John 1
- Born: 25 Mar 1745, Voluntown, New London County, Connecticut
- Marriage: MORGAN, Amey on 23 Feb 1769 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut
- Died: 12 Mar 1805, Preston, New London County, Connecticut at age 59
- Buried: Mar 1805, Preston City Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut 2
John married Amey MORGAN, daughter of Samuel MORGAN Esquire and Elizabeth FORSYTHE, on 23 Feb 1769 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut. (Amey MORGAN was born on 4 Sep 1749 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut, died on 3 Nov 1795 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut and was buried in Nov 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. "He lived respected and died lamented. It is appointed unto man once to die. In the 60th year of his age."
Ibid. Surety: 4. "Stand still, kind Reader, spend a tear Upon the dust that slumbers here. Wife of Mr. John Crary & Daugr of Samuel Morgan Esq - in the 47th year of her age."