Benoni Crow

Male 1671 - Abt 1702  (~ 30 years)


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  • Name Benoni Crow 
    Born Jan 1671  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1702 
    Person ID I4393  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2014 

    Father Christopher Crow or Crowe,   b. Abt 1638,   d. Abt 1680, , Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Mary Burr,   b. 14 Jan 1641, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Jan 1656/1657  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. The book "Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut," Lucius Barnes Barbour, 1982 ed.: "Christopher Crow died 1680, mar. Jan. 1656/7 (Hartford Records) Mary Burr who m. Josiah Clarke. She was the dau. of Benjamin Burr and Anna. Children:
      Mary, b. Oct 1665, m/1 John Clark m/2 William Randall.
      Samuel, b. Jan 1662.
      Hannah, b. Feb 1668.
      Martha, b. May 1670.
      Benoni, b. Jan 1671, Est. dist. to brothers and sisters 1702-3.
      Margaret, b. Apl 1673.
      Thomas, b. May 1679.

      2. Genealogy website of Dave Pane-Joyce 16 Sep 2007
      http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/report/rr01/rr01_394.html#P9304 [Note: there is some possible conflict with other databases. My questions include: source of Mary dying aft 1715; Christopher dying 1680 or 1683 since many say he simply disappeared ca 1680 never to be heard of again.]:
      "Mary Burr. Born on 14 Jan 1641 at Hartford, CT. Mary died aft 1715. On 15 Jan 1656 Mary first married Christopher Crow, at Hartford, CT. [Barbour, "Connecticut Vital Records."] Christopher died at Hartford, CT, on 11 Dec 1680. Christopher, of Windsor, freeman of Connecticut 1658. [Joseph Savage, "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England," Originally published 1860.] Christopher was first at Hartford, then after a few years (by 1668) removed to Windsor, CT; freeman in 1658. Christopher was at Windsor 1668 when he was allowed by the town to have Edward Bartlett "sojourn with him until he had taken off the crop he had sown"; had a farm at Greenfield, in Windsor; left Windsor and was residing (1683) at Hartford; his wife, also left about 1680, leaving behind her 3 young children in a suffering state; the Connecticut ordanance, 11 Dec 1680, that Samuel and Thos. Burr should take inventory of estate, pay debts, and take charge of the children, which had been done by 1684 - Hinman. [Henry R. Stiles, "The History of Ancient Windsor," 1891.] Children:
      i. Samuel (ca1662-1698)
      ii. Mary (1665-)
      iii. Hannah (Died young) (ca1668-1684)
      iv. Martha (ca1670-)
      v. Benoni (ca1671-)
      vi. Margaret (ca1673-)
      vii. Thomas (ca1679-)
      Mary second married Josiah Clark, son of Daniel Clark Esq. (ca 1622-12 Aug 1710) & Mary Newberry (22 Oct 1626-29 Aug 1688). Born on 21 Jan 1648 at Windsor, CT.150 ["Windsor Vital Records."] Baptized on 28 Jan 1648. [Henry R. Stiles, "The History of Ancient Windsor," 1891.] Josiah was the brother of John, Mary's daughter's husband."

      3. Henry R. Stiles, "The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut," 1892, v. 2, p. 169: "Crow, Christopher, first at Htfd.; (see, also, John Crow, prob. a relative, who was also at Htfd. - 'Htfd. Co. Mem. Hist.,' i. 235; Goodwin's 'East Htfd.'): after a few yrs. rem. to W.; m. Mary (dau. of Benj.) Burr of H., 15 Jan., 1656; was made a freeman, 1656; was at W. 1668, when he was allowed by the town to have Edward Bartlett 'sojourn with him until he had taken off the crop he had sown'; had a farm at Greenfield, in W.; left W. and was res. (1683) at Htfd.; his wife, also, left abt 1680, leaving behind her 3 young ch. in a suffering state; the Ct. ord., 11 Dec., 1680, that Samuel and Thos. Burr should take invent. of est., pay debts and take charge of the ch., which hade been done by 1684. - 'Hinman.' Ch.:
      A. Samuel, ae. 21 in 1683; prob. the S. who m. Ruth ___, who d. 4 Nov., 1690; Ruth prob. his 2d wife, as there is a rec. of a Samuel m. to Martha Moses, 30 Jan., 1689.
      B. Mary, ae. 18 in Oct., 1683.
      C. Hannah, ae. 15, Feb., 1683.
      D. Martha, ae. 14 in May, 1684.
      E. Benoni, ae. 12 in 1683.
      F. Margaret, ae. 11 in Apl., 1684.
      G. Thomas, ae. 5 in 1684.